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Queens Native Who Created 'Godfather' Look Dead at 82

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A Queens native who helped create the famous look of "The Godfather" has died.

Gordon Willis' shadowy cinematography on "The Godfather" helped earn him the nickname "The Prince of Darkness," and was a big influence other movies in the 1970s and 80s.

Willis' other credits include the Godfather sequels, along with "All the President's Men," "Annie Hall," and "Manhattan."

He was nominated for two Academy Awards and was finally given an honorary Oscar in 2009.

Gordon Willis was 82 years old.

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