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Birth Place: Profession: Film Production - Lighting/Electrical ...
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Film Production - Main (feature film)

1.
Brave, The (1997) as Gaffer
A poor, unemployed father gives the ultimate gift of love to change the quality of life for his poverty-stricken family - he agrees to star in a "snuff" film in exchange for $50,000.
2.
She Fought Alone (1995)
A teenage girl's sexual harassment by a classmate results in a lawsuit against the school for failing to stop the abuse. When she refuses the romantic advances of a fellow student, he rapes her. However, the entire school rallies around the boy she has accused, and she finds that she must fight form
3.
True Believer (1989) as Bestboy
Courtroom drama about a young lawyer and an older 1960s activist lawyer who team up to free a man jailed for a murder he did not commit.
4.
Patty Hearst (1988) as Gaffer (San Francisco)
Based on Hearst's own memoirs, a retelling of her 1974 kidnapping by the Symbionese Liberation Army and her subsequent involvement with the self-styled revolutionaries.
5.
Eye on the Sparrow (1987)
A movie based on the true story of Ethel and James Leo, a blind couple whose determination to have children forces them to challenge existing adoption laws which discriminate against them.
6.
Howard The Duck (1986) as Bestboy 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
Based on the cult comic, a fast-talking, cigar-chomping, beer-guzzling duck from a parallel universe somehow winds up in Cleveland.

Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (feature film)

7.
Four Christmases (2008)
No one enjoys the holidays more than Brad and Kate. Every December 25th, this happily unmarried, upscale San Francisco couple embark on a holiday tradition they have shared every year since they met--ditching their crazy families for a relaxing, fun-filled vacation in some sunny exotic locale. There, sipping margaritas by the pool, they toast the season, knowing they have once again avoided the chaos and emotional fallout of their four respective households: divorced parents, squabbling siblings, out-of-control kids and all the simmering resentments and awkward moments that are the hallmarks of every family Christmas. But not this year. Shorts and sunglasses packed, Brad and Kate are trapped at the San Francisco airport by a fogbank that cancels every outbound flight. Worse yet, they are caught on camera by a local news crew, revealing their whereabouts to the whole city--and to their families. With no escape and no excuses, they are now expected home by Brad's father. And Kate's mother. And Brad's mother. And Kate's father. Four Christmases in one day. As they brace themselves for a marathon of homecomings, Brad and Kate expect the worst--and that's exactly what they get. But as Brad counts down the minutes to their freedom, Kate surprisingly finds herself tuned to the ticking of a different clock. At the end of the day, each will gain a new perspective on where they came From--and where they're going. Getting to know themselves and each other as they really are could finally give them a chance at the kind of love they've only been playing at.
8.
Twisted (2004) as Chief Rigging Electrician
Newly promoted police inspector Jessica Shepard is searching for a serial killer, and is shocked to discover that men she has recently slept with are victims. The investigation becomes more and more twisted as her partner behaves strangely, and the police commissioner is being asked to remove her from the investigation as she is a prime suspect. All the clues point to her and Jessica begins to suspect that she might be the killer she is looking for.
10.
High Crimes (2002) as Rigging Gaffer
A happily married, successful female lawyer is shocked to learn that her husband has a hidden past as a classified military operative, and is accused of committing a heinous war crime. She must wrestle with her own doubts about his guilt as she defends him, with the help of a private investigator, i
11.
Time Machine, The (2002) as Rigging Gaffer
Scientist and inventor Alexander Hartdegen is determined to prove that time travel is possible. His determination is turned to desperation by a personal tragedy that now drives him to want to change the past. Testing his theories with a time machine of his own invention, Hartdegen is hurtled 800,000 years into the future. There he finds a post-apocalyptic world where he discovers that mankind has been divided into the hunter... and the hunted.
12.
Princess Diaries, The (2001)
A 15 year old New Yorker discovers she is the princess of a small European country.
13.
Sweet November (2001)
Each month free-spirited Sara Deever starts a new relationship. Her task is to take a month to make one man become a better person, and then she moves on. When November rolls around and Sara targets the busy tycoon, Nelson Moss, she does not plan on falling in love. But they do, and as a result, Nelson learns the painful secret behind the brevity of Sara's romances.
14.
Bicentennial Man (1999) as Rigging Gaffer
A household android has trouble functioning when he begins to feel "real" human emotions. These emotions cause his owners to attempt to change the andorid into a real being.
15.
Patch Adams (1998) as Electrician
Hunter "Patch" Adams was criticized in his official medical school record for "excessive happiness" and was once told by a faculty advisor, "If you want to be a clown, join a circus." Patch did, in fact, want to be a clown. But he also wanted to be a physician. Combining vastly different sides of hi
16.
Metro (1997) as Rigging Gaffer
A fast-talking, wisecracking hostage negotiator tries to straighten out his love life with the help of his rookie partner while a terrorist is threatening the entire city of San Francisco.
17.
Nine Months (1995) as Rigging Gaffer
Samuel and Rebecca have it all. During their near-perfect, five-year relationship, they've seen their careers thrive; experienced countless nights of passion in their wonderful San Francisco home; and had the freedom to take off on romantic weekends at whim. And then one day they receive a little surprise... one that will catapult their life of Perfect Order into one of Utter Chaos: Rebecca is pregnant, and Samuel's life will never be the same. His frenetic new existence begins with an unlikely friendship with a couple of well-meaning, but overbearing parents, Marty and Gail. Then, there's Rebecca's first appointment with a friendly but somewhat nervous Russian physician--whose only previous experience has been with four-legged creatures. When Rebecca suggests that his beloved, gleaming red Porsche has to be traded in for a "family" car, Samuel realizes his life may be falling apart at the seams. And all that he's getting in return is a miracle...
18.
Walk in the Clouds, A (1995) as First Electrician (Napa Unit)
After returning home from the war, a young GI has a chance encounter with the beautiful daughter of a wealthy vineyard owner and agrees to pose as her husband to help her face her domineering father. When their passions for each other are ignited amidst the magical sensuality of the harvest ritual, they unexpectedly find themselves embarking on a romantic adventure as they overcome all odds to be together.
19.
Getting Even With Dad (1994) as Rigging Gaffer
A young boy blackmails his ex-con father by hiding the money stolen during his last job.
20.
Interview With the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994) as Rigging Gaffer (San Francisco Unit)
After an aristocratic Louisiana gentleman's abrupt transformation into a vampire at the hands of a mysterious foreigner, he reluctantly settles into a life of nocturnal domesticity, augmented by the addition of a little girl.
21.
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) as Rigging Gaffer
An out of work voice-over actor and his wife get divorced, with the wife gaining custody of the three children. Unhappy with the alotted time given him to spend with the kids, the father dresses up as an old lady and gets a job as the kids' nanny.
22.
So I Married An Axe Murderer (1993) as Rigging Gaffer
A poet marries a woman who may be a crazed killer.
23.
The Joy Luck Club (1993) as Rigging Gaffer
Four Asian-American women work through complicated relationships with their mothers.
24.
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992) as Electrician (2nd Unit) (Santa Rosa)
A cop teams up with his mother to catch the killer from a murder she witnessed.
25.
Back to the Streets of San Francisco (1992)
Mike Stone is now a police captain who goes back to the streets to find the killer of his longtime partner.
26.
Kuffs (1991) as Key Electrician (San Francisco Crew)
A young man winds up in charge of a police station.
27.
Telephone, The (1988) as Electrician
Vashti Blue, a struggling actor, takes out her frustrations via the telephone, making prank calls from her apartment.

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