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Joseph F. Biroc (1903–1996)

Joseph Biroc was destined to become one of the most versatile cinematographers in Hollywood, working on films of almost every genre. He started as a lab assistant in 1918, based at Paragon Studio, located in America's first 'film capital', Ft.Lee, New Jersey. From there, he moved on to the Paramount facility in Long Island as a camera assistant, ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1987 Time Out for Dad (TV Movie)
 1986 A Winner Never Quits (TV Movie)
 1986 Outrage! (TV Movie) (as Joseph Biroc)
 1985 A Death in California (TV Mini-Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1985 Hell Town (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Father of Hell Town (Pilot) (1985) ... (director of photography)
 1985 Hell Town (TV Movie)
 1984 The Jerk, Too (TV Movie) (director of photography - as Joe Biroc)
 1983 Casablanca (TV Series) (director of photography - 5 episodes)
- Divorce Casablanca Style (1983) ... (director of photography)
- The Cashier and the Belly Dancer (1983) ... (director of photography)
- Jenny (1983) ... (director of photography)
- Master Builder's Woman (1983) ... (director of photography)
- Who Am I Killing (1983) ... (director of photography)
 1982 Airplane II: The Sequel (director of photography - as Joe Biroc)
 1982 Hammett (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1982 Desperate Lives (TV Movie) (director of photography - as Joe Biroc)
 1981 ...All the Marbles (as Joseph Biroc)
 1980 Airplane! (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1980 Kenny Rogers as The Gambler (TV Movie)
 1980 Scruples (TV Mini-Series) (director of photography - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... (director of photography - as Joe Biroc)
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... (director of photography - as Joe Biroc)
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... (director of photography - as Joe Biroc)
 1979 Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1978 Little Women (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1978) ... (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1978 The Clone Master (TV Movie) (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1978 A Family Upside Down (TV Movie)
 1977 The Choirboys (as Joseph Biroc)
 1977 Washington: Behind Closed Doors (TV Mini-Series) (director of photography - 6 episodes)
- Part 6 (1977) ... (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
- Part 5 (1977) ... (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
- Part 4 (1977) ... (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
- Part 3 (1977) ... (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
- Part 2 (1977) ... (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1977 SST: Death Flight (TV Movie) (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1976 Arthur Hailey's the Moneychangers (TV Mini-Series)
 1976 The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1975 Hustle (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1974 Shanks (as Joe Biroc)
 1974 Thursday's Game (TV Movie) (as Joe Biroc)
 1974 Honky Tonk (TV Movie) (as Joseph Biroc)
 1974 Wonder Woman (TV Movie) (director of photography - as Joe Biroc)
 1974 Blazing Saddles (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1973 Superman
 1973 Cahill U.S. Marshal (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1973 Emperor of the North (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1972 The Crooked Hearts (TV Movie)
 1972 Ulzana's Raid (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1972 Playmates (TV Movie) (director of photography - as Joe Biroc)
 1972 Circle of Fear (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- The New House (1972) ... (director of photography - as Joe Biroc)
 1972 Gidget Gets Married (TV Movie)
 1971 Brian's Song (TV Movie) (director of photography - as Joe Biroc)
 1971 The Organization (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1971 The Grissom Gang (as Joesph Biroc)
 1971 Escape from the Planet of the Apes (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1971 Mrs. Pollifax-Spy (as Joe Biroc)
 1970 Too Late the Hero (as Joseph Biroc)
 1968 The Killing of Sister George (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1968 The Legend of Lylah Clare (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1968 The Detective
 1967 Fitzwilly (as Joseph Biroc)
 1967 Tony Rome (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1967 Enter Laughing (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1967 Warning Shot (as Joseph Biroc)
 1966 The Swinger
 1966 The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1965 The Flight of the Phoenix (as Joseph Biroc)
 1965 I Saw What You Did (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1964 Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1964 Kitten with a Whip (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1964 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- The Vulcan Affair (1964) ... (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1964 Ride the Wild Surf (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1964 Viva Las Vegas (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1964 To Trap a Spy (as Joseph Biroc)
 1963 Under the Yum Yum Tree (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1963 Promises... Promises! (as Joseph Biroc)
 1963 Bye Bye Birdie (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1962 Empire (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- The Day the Empire Stood Still (1962) ... (director of photography)
 1962 Convicts 4 (director of photography)
 1962 Confessions of an Opium Eater (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1962 Hitler
 1961 Sail a Crooked Ship (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1961 The Devil at 4 O'Clock (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1960 Checkmate (TV Series)
 1960 13 Ghosts (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1959-1960 Hotel de Paree (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Sundance Returns (1959) ... (as Joe Biroc)
 1960 Ice Palace
 1959 The Detectives (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 The FBI Story (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1959 The Bat (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1959 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Checkmate (1959)
 1959 Verboten! (as Joseph Biroc)
 1958-1959 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Sport (1959)
 1958 The Adventures of Super Pup (TV Short)
 1958 Born Reckless
 1958 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Three Dark Years (1958)
 1956-1958 Adventures of Superman (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- The Brainy Burro (1958)
- Superman's Wife (1958)
 1958 Underwater Warrior (as Joseph Biroc)
 1958 Hey, Jeannie! (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- The Landlord (1958) ... (director of photography)
 1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Silent Witness (1957)
 1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1957 The Amazing Colossal Man (director of photography - as Joe Biroc)
 1957 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
 1957 Forty Guns (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1957 Run of the Arrow (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Without Incident (1957) ... (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1957 China Gate
 1957 The Ride Back (as Joseph Biroc)
 1957 The Garment Jungle (as Joseph Biroc)
 1956 The Black Whip (as Joseph Biroc)
 1956 Tension at Table Rock (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1956 Attack (as Joseph Biroc, photographed by)
 1956 General Electric Summer Originals (TV Series) (1 episode)
- It's Sunny Again (1956) ... (as Joe Biroc)
 1956 Nightmare (director of photography)
 1956 Ghost Town
 1956 Cavalry Patrol (TV Movie)
 1956 Sheriffs of the USA (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Dandy Man (1956)
 1955 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1955 My Friend Flicka (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Stranger (1955)
 1955 Bengazi (as Joseph Biroc)
 1955 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- The Case of the Hunted Hobo (1955) ... (director of photography)
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Top Secret (1955)
 1954 Dear Phoebe (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Christmas Show (1954) ... (as Joseph Biroc)
  The Mickey Rooney Show (TV Series) (1 episode, 1954) (director of photography - 4 episodes, 1954)
- Tiger Mulligan (1954) ... (director of photography)
- The Grunion Hunt Mystery (1954) ... (director of photography)
- Double Trouble (1954) ... (director of photography)
- Disc Jockey (1954) ... (director of photography)
- The Moon or Bust (1954)
 1954 Down Three Dark Streets (as Joseph Biroc)
 1954 World for Ransom (as Joseph Biroc)
 1954 Riders to the Stars (uncredited)
 1954 Police Call (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Montreal (1954)
  The Lone Wolf (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1954) (director of photography - 2 episodes, 1954)
- The Art Story (1954)
- The Avalanche Story (a.k.a. The Reno Story) (1954) ... (as Joseph Biroc)
- The Chinese Story (1954) ... (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
- The Blue Lantern Story (1954) ... (director of photography)
 1953 The Twonky
 1953 Appointment in Honduras (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1953 Donovan's Brain (as Joseph Biroc)
 1953 Vice Squad
 1953 The Tall Texan (as Joseph Biroc)
 1953 I'm the Law (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Train to Auburn (1953)
- Falling Star (1953)
- The Killer (1953)
 1952 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1952 Bwana Devil
 1952 China Smith (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1952 Red Planet Mars (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1952 Loan Shark (as Joseph Biroc)
 1951 The Bushwhackers (director of photography)
 1951 Cry Danger (director of photography)
 1950 The Killer That Stalked New York (as Joseph Biroc)
 1950 Dick Tracy (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- The Brain: Part 5 (1950) ... (as Joe Biroc, photography)
- The Brain: Part 4 (1950) ... (as Joe Biroc, photography)
- The Brain: Part 3 (1950) ... (as Joe Biroc, photography)
- The Brain: Part 2 (1950) ... (as Joe Biroc, photography)
- The Brain: Part 1 (1950) ... (as Joe Biroc, photography)
 1949 Mrs. Mike (as Joseph Biroc)
 1949 Johnny Allegro (as Joseph Biroc)
 1949 Roughshod
 1948 My Dear Secretary (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1948 On Our Merry Way (as Joseph Biroc)
 1947 Magic Town (director of photography)
 1946 It's a Wonderful Life (director of photography - as Joseph Biroc)
 1943 Bombardier (uncredited)
 1929 The Rescue
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (28 credits)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Joesph Biroc | Joe Biroc | Joseph Biroc
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Was a member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 1948.

Nickname:

Joe

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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