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Fred Murphy (I)

Fred Murphy was born in 1942 in New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Good Wife (2009), Secret Window (2004) and October Sky (1999). See full bio »


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The Good Wife
The Good Wife Cinematographer
Secret Window
Secret Window Cinematographer
October Sky
October Sky Cinematographer
Freddy vs. Jason
Freddy vs. Jason Cinematographer


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 2015 Jewel Thief (Short) (completed)
 2017 The Good Fight (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Inauguration (2017) ... (director of photography)
  The Good Wife (TV Series) (4 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (director of photography - 99 episodes, 2009 - 2016)
- Judged (2016) ... (director of photography)
- Iowa (2016) ... (director of photography)
- Discovery (2015)
- Driven (2015) ... (director of photography)
- Payback (2015) ... (director of photography)
 2012 Shut Up and Look (Documentary)
 2009-2010 Fringe (TV Series) (director of photography - 5 episodes)
- Unearthed (2010) ... (director of photography)
- The Road Not Taken (2009) ... (director of photography)
- Bad Dreams (2009) ... (director of photography)
- Inner Child (2009) ... (director of photography)
- The Transformation (2009) ... (director of photography)
 2008 Gossip Girl (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Never Been Marcused (2008) ... (director of photography)
 2008/I Ghost Town
 2008 Lipstick Jungle (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2008) ... (director of photography)
 2008 Suburban Shootout (TV Series)
 2007 Anamorph (director of photography)
 2007 Trumbo (Documentary) (director of photography)
 2007 Notes from the Underbelly (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2007) ... (director of photography)
 2007 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2006 RV
 2004 Secret Window
 2003 Suspense (TV Movie)
 2003 Freddy vs. Jason (director of photography)
 2003 Murder, She Wrote: The Celtic Riddle (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2003 Partners and Crime (TV Movie)
 2002 Cheats (director of photography)
 2002 Auto Focus
 2002 The Mothman Prophecies (director of photography)
 2001 Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1999 Witness Protection (TV Movie)
 1999 Stir of Echoes (director of photography)
 1999 October Sky (director of photography)
 1998 Dance with Me
 1997 Metro (director of photography)
 1996 Faithful (director of photography)
 1996 A Family Thing (director of photography)
 1995 Mott Street (Short)
 1995 Murder in the First (director of photography)
 1993 The Pickle
 1993 Jack the Bear
 1991 Stranger at My Door (TV Movie)
 1989 The Final Days (TV Movie)
 1989 Night Game (director of photography)
 1988 Fresh Horses
 1987 Laguna Heat (TV Movie)
 1987 Best Seller (director of photography)
 1987 Five Corners (director of photography)
 1987 The Dead (director of photography)
 1987 Winners Take All (as Fred V. Murphy II)
 1986 Hoosiers (director of photography)
 1985 Mirrors (TV Movie)
 1985 Key Exchange
 1984 A Matter of Sex (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1983 Touched
 1983 Sessions (TV Movie)
 1983 Eddie and the Cruisers (director of photography)
 1982 Q (photography)
 1981 American Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Until She Talks (1981)
 1979 Impostors
 1979 Heartland
 1978 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1978 Girlfriends
 1977 Local Color
 1977 Visions (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- The Gardener's Son (1977) ... (director of photography)
 1976 Sweet Sounds (Documentary short)
 1975 Rime of the Ancient Mariner (animation)
 1969 Submission
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Fred V. Murphy II

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Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 1996.

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