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William Aldridge (II)

William Aldridge is known for his work on Die Hard (1988), Star Trek (2009) and The Fifth Element (1997). See full bio »

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Die Hard
Die Hard Special Effects
Star Trek
Star Trek Special Effects
The Fifth Element
The Fifth Element Special Effects
Hollow Man
Hollow Man Special Effects


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 2014 Need for Speed (rigging foreman)
 2013 Lone Survivor (special effects set coordinator)
 2013 Star Trek Into Darkness (pyro foreperson)
 2010 Conan (TV Series) (special effects - 1 episode)
- Santa vs. Rudolph vs. Predator (2010) ... (special effects)
 2010 127 Hours (special effects coordinator)
 2009 Star Trek (special effects foreman)
 2008 Street Kings (special effects foreman - as Bill Aldridge)
 2007/I The Invasion (special effects coordinator - as Bill Aldridge)
 2007 Live Free or Die Hard (special effects second unit foreman - as Bill Aldridge)
 2006 School for Scoundrels (special effects coordinator)
 2005 Fun with Dick and Jane (special effects foreman)
 2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith (special effects on-set foreman: second unit)
 2004 Garfield (special effects: second unit)
 2003 The Rundown (special effects supervisor: second unit - as Bill Aldridge)
 2003 Cradle 2 the Grave (special effects on set foreman: Replacement FX Crew - as Bill Aldridge)
 2003 Old School (special effects coordinator)
 2002 The Ring (special effects technician)
 2002 The Scorpion King (special effects foreman)
 2001 Evolution (special effects foreman)
 2001 Pearl Harbor (special effects second unit set coordinator - as Bill Aldridge)
 2000 Hollow Man (special effects set designer) / (special effects set supervisor)
 1999 Stuart Little (special effects leadman)
 1999 Snow Falling on Cedars (special effects coordinator: Washington/Los Angeles - as Bill Aldridge)
 1998 Mafia! (special effects set lead man: Dynamic F/X)
 1998 Doctor Dolittle (special effects: second unit - as Bill Aldridge)
  From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series) (special effects technician - 4 episodes, 1998) (special effects foreman - 2 episodes, 1998)
- Spider (1998) ... (special effects foreman: LLRV sequence - as Bill Aldridge) / (special effects technician - as Bill Aldridge)
- Mare Tranquilitatis (1998) ... (special effects foreman: LLRV sequence - as Bill Aldridge) / (special effects technician - as Bill Aldridge)
- We Have Cleared the Tower (1998) ... (special effects technician - as Bill Aldridge)
- 1968 (1998) ... (special effects technician - as Bill Aldridge)
 1997 The Fifth Element (pyrotechnician)
 1997 Liar Liar (special effects: second unit)
 1996 Jingle All the Way (special effects foreman)
 1996 The Chamber (special effects powder man)
 1996 The Crow: City of Angels (special effects shop foreman - as Bill Aldridge)
 1995 Showgirls (special effects technician)
 1994 Beverly Hills Cop III (special effects)
 1993 Demolition Man (special effects foreman)
 1993 The Meteor Man (special effects assistant)
 1992 Lethal Weapon 3 (special effects)
 1991 The Last Boy Scout (special effects - as Bill Aldridge)
 1990 Kindergarten Cop (special effects)
 1990 Die Hard 2 (special effects)
 1990 Class of 1999 (special effects)
 1990 The Hunt for Red October (special effects assistant - as William R. Aldridge)
 1989 Road House (special effects foreman)
 1988 Die Hard (special effects foreman)
 1987 Planes, Trains & Automobiles (special effects - as Bill Aldridge)
 1987 Wanted: Dead or Alive (special effects)
 1985 The Man with One Red Shoe (special effects - uncredited)
 1985 The Goonies (special effects - as Bill Aldridge)
 1982 Halloween III: Season of the Witch (special effects assistant)
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Bill Aldridge | William R. Aldridge

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