Halyna Hutchins Wiki – Halyna Hutchins Biography
Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer who died when actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on a film set, has been remembered as “an incredible artist”.
The film industry has been left shocked and in mourning, after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed on set when actor and producer Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm.
She was 42 years old.
The incident occurred on “Rust,” an independent feature filming at the Bonanza Creek Ranch, a popular production location south of Santa Fe.
Hutchins, 42, was transported by helicopter to the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque, where she died. According to the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s office, Souza, 48, was taken by ambulance to Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe, where he received emergency treatment for his injuries.
In a statement, the Sheriff’s office said that Hutchins and Souza “were shot when a prop firearm was discharged by Alec Baldwin, 68, producer, and actor.” The Santa Fe New Mexican reported that Baldwin was questioned by investigators and was in tears.
She worked on movies including “Archenemy,” starring Joe Manganiello, released last year, and was named a rising star by American Cinematographer magazine in 2019.
According to her website, Hutchins was raised at a Soviet military base in the Arctic Circle and initially studied as a journalist, graduating from Kyiv National University with a degree in international journalism, before working on documentary productions across Europe and switching to film.