Donald E. Thorin


Director Of Photography

Biography

Began his career as a film loader with 20th Century-Fox and developed into a leading Hollywood cinematographer, with credits including "An Officer and a Gentleman" (1982) and "Midnight Run" (1988).

Filmography

 

Cinematography (Feature Film)

Head of State (2003)
Director Of Photography
Shaft (2000)
Director Of Photography
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
Director Of Photography
Dudley Do-Right (1999)
Director Of Photography
Nothing to Lose (1997)
Director Of Photography
The First Wives Club (1996)
Director Of Photography
Boys on the Side (1995)
Director Of Photography
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
Director Of Photography
Little Big League (1994)
Director Of Photography
Undercover Blues (1993)
Director Of Photography
Scent Of A Woman (1992)
Director Of Photography
Out On A Limb (1992)
Director Of Photography
Collision Course (1992)
Director Of Photography
The Marrying Man (1991)
Director Of Photography
Lock Up (1989)
Director Of Photography
Tango & Cash (1989)
Director Of Photography
Troop Beverly Hills (1989)
Director Of Photography
Midnight Run (1988)
Director Of Photography
The Couch Trip (1988)
Director Of Photography
The Golden Child (1986)
Director Of Photography
American Anthem (1986)
Director Of Photography
Wildcats (1986)
Director Of Photography
Mischief (1985)
Director Of Photography
Purple Rain (1984)
Director Of Photography
Against All Odds (1984)
Director Of Photography
Bad Boys (1983)
Cinematographer
An Officer And A Gentleman (1982)
Director Of Photography
The Legend of Walks Far Woman (1982)
Camera Operator
Cutter's Way (1981)
Camera Operator
Thief (1981)
Director Of Photography
Gauguin the Savage (1980)
Camera Operator
Americathon (1979)
Assistant Camera Operator
Bound for Glory (1976)
Camera Operator
Report To The Commissioner (1975)
Camera Operator

Misc. Crew (Feature Film)

Head of State (2003)
Other
Nothing to Lose (1997)
Dp/Cinematographer
The First Wives Club (1996)
Other
Boys on the Side (1995)
Dp/Cinematographer
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
Dp/Cinematographer
Scent Of A Woman (1992)
Dp/Cinematographer
Troop Beverly Hills (1989)
Other
Troop Beverly Hills (1989)
Dp/Cinematographer
The Couch Trip (1988)
Dp/Cinematographer
American Anthem (1986)
Other
Wildcats (1986)
Dp/Cinematographer
Against All Odds (1984)
Dp/Cinematographer
An Officer And A Gentleman (1982)
Dp/Cinematographer
Thief (1981)
Dp/Cinematographer

Life Events

1975

First film as camera operator, "Report to the Commissioner"

1981

First film as director of photography, "Thief"

Bibliography