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Birth Place: Profession: Film Production - Lighting/Electrical ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Film Production - Main (feature film)

1.
Horton Foote's Alone (1997)
Farmer and recent widower John Webb is suddenly offered money for the mineral rights to his land by a Texas oil man. Webb's nephews, Carl and Gus, Jr., become excited by the proposition since they own 50% of the land's mineral rights after receiving an earlier inheritance from their father. The neph
2.
Zooman (1995)
One man, together with his estranged family, must cope with the senseless murder of his daughter and the apathy of an entire community unwilling to bring the killer to justice.
3.
Leaving Las Vegas (1995) as Best Boy Electric
An avowed alcoholic, Ben drank away his family, friends and, finally, his job. With deliberate resolve, he burns the remnants of his life and heads for Las Vegas to end it all in one final binge. On the strip, Ben picks up a street-smart hooker named Sera in what might have been another excess in his self-destructive jag. Instead their chance meeting becomes a respite on the road to oblivion as something connects between these two disenfranchised souls.
4.
Somebody to Love (1994) as Gaffer
Mercedes is a taxi dancer--in a town where taxi dancers have gone the way of the penny arcade--who aspires to become a famous actress. She is in love with Harry, an aging TV actor so has-been that his big comeback gig has him dressed in a gorilla suit. Mercedes' colleague on the dance floor, Jackie,
5.
Rain Without Thunder (1992) as Gaffer
Set in the future when abortion is illegal, a mother and daughter are arrested for "fetal murder."
6.
Boy Who Cried Bitch, The (1991) as Gaffer
A psychotic 12-year-old makes life hell for his emotionally frail mother.
7.
Religion, Inc. (1989) as Gaffer
After an encounter with "the lord," a man forms a new company that establishes a new religion based on greed and selfishness. Though initially successful, problems eventually emerge, bringing the man to the realization that scamming people out of their money isn't worth the loss of his morals and h
8.
Sons (1989) as Gaffer
Three half-brothers take their ailing father back to France to find the "love of his life," a young woman he left behind following the Normandy Invasion of 1944. The old man dies shortly thereafter, but his three sons know themselves and each other better as a result of their quest.
9.
Sidewalk Stories (1989) as Gaffer
A silent, Chaplinesque comedy about a New York street artist who befriends an orphaned girl and in turn becomes one of the city's homeless.

Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (feature film)

10.
Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
Walt Disney's long journey in the acquisition of the rights to "Mary Poppins."
11.
Extract (2009)
To the outside eye, Joel Reynold seems to have everything. After all, being the owner of a business he built from the ground up - with its patented brand of culinary extracts - should make the "Extract King" a happy man. However, if Joel hasn't reached his front door by 8 o'clock, he'll find his wif
12.
All About Steve (2009)
Convinced that a cable news cameraman is her true love, an eccentric crossword puzzler trails him as he travels all over the country, hoping to convince him that they belong together.
13.
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
America loves Dewey Cox! But behind the music is the up-and-down-and-up-again story of a musician whose songs would change a nation. On his rock 'n roll spiral, Cox sleeps with 411 women, marries three times, has 22 kids and 14 stepkids, stars in his own '70s TV show, collects friends ranging from E
14.
Sex and Death 101 (2007)
One Man. One List. 101 Women. Some fantasies are too true to be good. Roderick Blank is a successful executive and ladies man, who has finally found 'the one,' and is getting married in a little over a week. His life, however, is turned upside down when he receives a strange email that includes the
15.
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)
Garfield, the world's favorite cat, has begun his very own British Invasion, wreaking havoc on the entire Kingdom. He's traveled across the pond (with canine sidekick Odie) to surprise his master, Jon Arbuckle, who is in London to propose to his girlfriend, veterinarian Liz Wilson. Garfield came...h
16.
Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004) as Rigging Gaffer
Rosalee Futch is a grocery clerk living in rural West Virginia. But even a small-town girl can have big dreams, and Rosalee's is to someday--somehow--meet her big-screen idol Tad Hamilton. The "somehow" arrives in the form of a contest--the grand prize: a date with Tad Hamilton--and the "someday" is now. Rosalee wins, much to the chagrin of her best friend and co-worker Pete, who is deeply, hopelessly--and secretly--in love with Rosalee. The "Win a Date" contest was cooked up by Tad's agent, Richard Levy, and his manager, also named Richard Levy, to clean up Tad's bad-boy image. Someone should have told them to be careful what you wish for. When Tad meets Rosalee and gets a taste of what he's been missing in the "real world," he decides he wants seconds and moves to West Virginia, turning Rosalee's dream come true into a nightmare for Richard Levy, Richard Levy and, most of all, Pete.
17.
Fat Albert (2004) as Company Electrician
Live-action version of the Saturday morning television cartoon (1972-85) following the misadventures of a group of adolescent boys growing up in a Philadelphia neighborhood, focusing on an obese boy named Albert and his friends Rudy, Mushmouth, Bill, Dumb Donald, Russell, and Weird Harold. Fat Albe
18.
Paparazzi (2004) as Set Lighting Technician
When overzealous paparazzi photographers cause a car accident that injures the wife and son of hot movie star Bo Laramie, he plots revenge on one of them.
19.
Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, The (2004) as Assistant Chief Lighting Technician
Mia has matured into a stunning, young woman and is ready to assume her role as princess of Genovia. But no sooner has she moved into the Royal Palace with her beautiful, wise grandmother Queen Clarisse, than she soon learns her days as a princess are numbered--Mia's got to lose the tiara and immediately take the crown herself. As if getting ready to rule wasn't enough, the stakes for Mia have never been higher--with Genovian law stating that princesses must be married before being crowned, Mia's in for a parade of suitors who'd all like to be her king.
20.
Alex & Emma (2003) as Electrician
A novelist and compulsive gambler falls in love with the steongrapher he hires to transcribe his work.
21.
Laurel Canyon (2002)
"Laurel Canyon," a street that runs through the heart of the Hollywood Hills, has for decades been a sort of Greenwich Village of the West, home to many musicians, actors, artists and other bohemian types. Among its current residents is Jane, a veteran record producer, trying to come up with a hit s
22.
K-Pax (2001) as Electrician
A psychiatrist learns about life from a patient who believes he's an alien.
23.
Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989) as Electrician
Various tales are intertwined during the last big party on New Year's Eve in New York City before the beginning of the Depression in 1928.

Film Production - Main (special)

24.
Summer Stories: The Mall (1992) as Gaffer
A three-part "ABC Afterschool Special" focusing on the lives of a group of high-school-age friends who work in a suburban mall and their individual struggles to make critical decisions that will shape their futures.

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