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Born: March 15, 1934 Cause of Death:
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Cinematography (feature film)

Hollow Man (2000) as Director Of Photography
Sebastian Caine is a brilliant yet arrogant scientist working on a top secret mission for the U.S. government -- to unlock the secret to human invisibility. After creating a serum that induces invisibility in laboratory animals, he disobeys Pentagon orders by trying the serum on himself. Though it
Starship Troopers (1997) as Director Of Photography
Military enlistees fight off an invasion by alien insects.
Showgirls (1995) as Director Of Photography
Nomi Malone is a fiercely independent young woman who comes to Las Vegas running from a troubled past. Looking for a break on the Las Vegas Strip, she lands a job as an erotic dancer at the Cheetah Club. But, to make ends meet, she also works as a lap dancer in the club''s back room. Possessed of a raw and riveting dancing talent, Nomi is soon introduced to the vastly different world of the big Las Vegas shows--and the powerful men and women who run them. Zack, the handsome and ambitious entertainment director at the Stardust, could push Nomi into the spotlight. Cristal, the glamorous star of the stage show "Goddess," is inexorably drawn to Nomi''s beauty and spirit and may make her... or break her. As the complex bonds of passion, jealousy and love form between them, Nomi is pulled deeper into the world she so desperately desires.
Untamed Heart (1993) as Director Of Photography
A Minneapolis waitress in search of love, and a chronically ill busboy with a weak heart, fall for each other and share their feelings on love and life.
Total Recall (1990) as Director Of Photography
Recurring dreams about Mars lead a man to discover his forgotten past as a government agent.
Rocket Gibraltar (1988) as Director Of Photography
A family patriarch announces to his family that he desires a Viking funeral for his next birthday, and his grandchildren do their best to honor his wish.
Robocop (1987) as Director Of Photography
In crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop is rebuilt as a powerful machine, code named Robocop.
52 Pick-Up (1986) as Director Of Photography
Harry Mitchell is a successful Los Angeles manufacturer whose wife is running for city council. His life is turned upside down when three blackmailers confront him with a video tape of him with his young mistress and demand $100,000. Fearing that the story will hurt his wife's political campaign if
Neverending Story, The (1984) as Director Of Photography
A sensitive little boy, still grieving for his mother, finds respite in a book which chronicles the plight of Fantasia, a magical land created by the dreams and imagination of humankind, now threatened with destruction by The Nothing, a shapeless, ominous force created by human despair.
Wilden Fuenfziger, Die (1983) as Cinematographer
Das Boot (1982) as Director Of Photography
The crew of a World War II German U boat finds boredom is its greatest enemy.
Spetters (1980) as Director Of Photography
An ambitious waitress works her way up the male pecking order in this adolescent biker flick set in Holland.
Fuenfte Gebot, Das (1979) as Director Of Photography
Brueder, Die (1978) as Cinematographer
Tod Oder Freiheit (1977) as Camera
Soldier of Orange (1977) as Cinematographer
This film depicts World War II through the eyes of several Dutch men. It covers the beginning of the war, the Nazi occupation and the liberation. It has resistance fighters, Nazi collaborators, torture by the Gestapo and nekkid boobs. The film manages to be both entertainment and a very serious and patriotic portrayal of the role of Holland in WWII.
21 Hours At Munich (1976) as Director Of Photography
A dramatization of the events surrounding the 1972 Olympics massacre when eight Arab terrorists killed eleven Israeli athletes. A well-made, thoughtful film that had the dubious distinction of premiering opposite the initial TV showing of "Gone With the Wind," gathering virtually no audience, but re
Lost Honor of Katharina Blum, The (1975) as Director Of Photography
Katharina, a young woman who meets a suspected terrorist at a party, falls in love, and agrees to hide him from the authorities.
Supermarket (1974) as Director Of Photography
18-year old Willi is living on the street - there are no goals in his life. There, he meets several people, helping but also cheating him. When he finally meets Monica, he realizes that there are people out there whose lives are even more desperate than his. So he's trying to help her (and him) by planning a great robbery on a supermarket's money transporter.

Cinematography (special)

Switch, The (1990) as Director Of Photography
An elderly millionaire is willing to trade bodies with a much younger man to win a young woman's love. Only then does he discover what she really wants.

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