|Halyna Hutchins Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||April 10, 1979|
|Date of Death||October 21, 2021|
Halyna Hutchins was a talented Ukrainian cinematographer whose notable film credits include Darlin’ (2019), The Mad Hatter (2021), Archenemy (2020), Blindfire (2020), etc.
Halyna Anatoliivna Androsovych
She was born on April 10, 1979.
Halyna died from an accidental gunshot wound during the shooting of the Western film, Rust on October 21, 2021, in New Mexico. She was 42 years old at that time.
Horodets, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
- Father – Anatolii Androsovych
- Mother – Olga Solovey
- Siblings – Svetlana Zemko (Sister)
5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
59 kg or 130 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
She had dated –
- Matthew Hutchins (2005-2021) – Halyna got married to the American-born Matthew Hutchins in 2005. Furthermore, she gave birth to their son Andros Hutchins in 2012. The couple was happily married until Halyna’s untimely death in 2021.
Race / Ethnicity
- Square-shaped face
- She wore hats very often.
Halyna Hutchins Facts
- She received an honorary membership to the American Society of Cinematographers posthumously in November 2021.
- In 2019, the American Cinematographer magazine had included Halyna in its list of the ’10 Up-and-Coming Directors of Photography Who Are Making Their Mark’.
- She was a self-professed adrenaline junkie.
- Her life was tragically cut short on October 21, 2021, after actor Alec Baldwin unknowingly fired a loaded prop gun, a Pietta .45 Colt revolver, fatally shooting Halyna and injuring Joel Souza, the film’s director, during the shoot of the Western film, Rust.
- Soon after her death, actors like Julianne Moore, Dwayne Johnson, Olivia Wilde, Anna Paquin, Ava DuVernay, Ariana DeBose, Elijah Wood, and Lena Dunham signed an online petition called ‘Halyna’s Law’ that would help lobby for a ban on the use of real guns on television and film sets.
- The Halyna Hutchins Memorial Scholarship Fund was launched within days after her death to provide financial support to female cinematographers.
Featured Image by Halyna Hutchins / Instagram