Philip Hetos

Color timer

Philip Hetos, a longtime color timer, died of cancer Jan. 8 in Mission Hills, Calif. He was 73.

Born in Philadelphia, he began his career with Paramount in 1949. He worked as a color timer at Pathe, Technicolor, Deluxe and CFI, retiring from CFI in 2002.

A member of the American Society of Cinematographers, he was the first color timer to receive a film credit, and worked on more than 200 films.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Taylor, a director at the Motion Picture Industry Pension and Health Plan; a stepson, Doug Taylor, a negative developer for Deluxe Labs; daugher Rhonda Vanderver and son Philip; a stepdaughter Cindy Lainez; two siblings and 11 grandchildren.

Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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