Mankofsky, Liu honored by ASC

To be presented awards during a Feb. 15 ceremony

Robert F. "Bobby" Liu and Isidore Mankofsky will be honored at the 23rd annual American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement Awards.

Liu will receive the ASC Career Achievement in Television Award and Mankofsky will receive the ASC Presidents Award during the Feb. 15 ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel.

Liu earned Emmy nominations for "Lou Grant" in 1982 and "Family Ties" in 1989. His credits include "The Nanny," "The Martin Short Show" and "Hardcastle & McCormick." Born in Shanghai in 1926, Liu started his Hollywood career on the camera crews of such TV classics as "Gunsmoke," "The Rockford Files" and "Columbo."

Mankofsky earned three Emmy and three ASC Award nominations for his work on "Polly," "Afterburn," "Davy Crockett: Rainbow in the Thunder" and "Love, Lies and Murder," the latter of which took top honors in the ASC television miniseries competition in 1992. His credits consist of more than 100 films, including "The Muppet Movie," "Somewhere in Time," "The Jazz Singer" and "The Burning Bed."