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Richard Deats

Richard Deats


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Also Known As: Died: July 14, 2011
Born: February 2, 1945 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Film Production - Main ...


Film Production - Main (feature film)

Jersey Girl (2004) as Key Grip
Ollie Trinke is a smooth and successful Manhattan music publicist who seems to have it all. When his perfect life is suddenly tragically upended--leaving him as a single father unqualified for the role--he snaps. Before long Ollie''s big city life is a memory. Out of a job and out of luck, he reluctantly moves in with his father back home to New Jersey where he was raised. It is the lowest point in his life. Just ask him. The years pass and with them Ollie''s plans for his future. Stuck in an unexciting, deadend job, he sees no way out and no way back to the life he used to love. But he adores his young daughter Gertie, and she loves their life in the ''burbs. To her, Jersey is paradise. While renting Gertie''s favorite movie for the zillionth time one day, Ollie meets Maya, who challenges his priorities and perspective. He begins to realize that sometimes you have to forget about who you thought you were, accept who you are and acknowledge what makes you happy.
Hunted, The (2003) as First Company Grip
In the green woods of Silver Falls, Oregon, Aaron Hallam, a trained assassin AWOL from the Special Forces, keeps his own brand of wildlife vigil. After Hallam brutally slays four deer hunters, FBI Special Agent Abby Durrell turns to L.T. Bonham - the one man who may be able to stop him. At first L.
Italian Job, The (2003) as First Company Grip (2nd Unit)
The plan was flawless. The job was executed perfectly. The escape was clean. The only threat mastermind thief Charlie Croker never saw coming was from a member of his own crew. After pulling off an amazing gold bullion heist from a heavily guarded palazzo in Venice, Italy, Charlie and his gang--insi
61* (2001)
During the 1961 baseball season, friends and Yankee teammates Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle compete against each other to break Babe Ruth's single-season record of 60 home runs. As the flamboyant superstar Mantle and the aloof family man Maris chased the ghost of the Babe, they found themselves caug
Hope Floats (1998) as Key Grip
A woman's husband confesses he is cheating on a national talk show. Humiliated and getting a divorce she returns to her small home town in Texas with her daughter.
The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
A photojournalist and a farmer''''s wife share a four-day romance.
Maverick (1994) as Key Grip
A Western gambler tries to raise the entry fee for a high-stakes poker game.
Sliver (1993) as 1st Company Grip
A new apartment brings a new life of passion and murder to a literary editor, in this voyeuristic love triangle.
Blood and Concrete - A Love Story (1991) as Dolly Grip
A dimwitted thug encounters a strung-out, suicidal young woman and an unlikely relationship develops as they work together to make a break for new horizons.
Two Jakes, The (1990) as 1st Company Grip
Sequel to Roman Polanski's 1974 film "Chinatown." It is eleven years later and private eye J J Gittes becomes entangled in a murder and conspiracy scheme, stemming from the real estate deal that was part of the original film's plot.
Real Genius (1985) as Key Grip
A group of exceptionally bright students are unwittingly involved in the development of a military weapon.
No Small Affair (1984) as Key Grip
A precocious young teenager with a talent for photography meets a struggling, but older, rock singer and does everything he can to get her to fall for him.
River, The (1984) as Key Grip
A family tries to save their farm from the swelling waters of an adjacent river.
Table for Five (1983) as Key Grip
Jinxed! (1982) as Key Grip
After Don Siegel suffered a heart attack during production, Sam Peckinpah directed some of the film without credit. Screenwriter Frank D Gilroy removed his name from the finished film.
Heaven's Gate (1980) as Key Grip
A Wyoming sheriff tries to protect immigrant farmers from ruthless ranchers.
Seduction Of Joe Tynan, The (1979) as Key Grip
Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment. It means losing an old friend and fudging principles to make the necessary deals, as well as further straining his already part-time family life. But it could be a big boost to his career, so he takes it on. Helping him prepare the case is pretty southern researcher Karen Traynor, and their developing relationship further complicates and compromises his life.

Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (feature film)

Runestone, The (1991) as Electrician
Thriller about the men who discover a mythical runestone, with powers to possess people.

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