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Mike Benson (II)

Mike Benson is known for his work on Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Rush Hour (1998) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983). See full bio »

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Known For

Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Camera and Electrical Department
(1991)
Rush Hour
Rush Hour Camera and Electrical Department
(1998)
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Camera and Electrical Department
(1983)
X-Men
X-Men Camera and Electrical Department
(2000)

Filmography

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 2012 Line of Duty (TV Series) (lighting - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (2012) ... (lighting)
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... (lighting)
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... (lighting)
 2009 Observe and Report (director of photography: second unit - as Michael A. Benson)
 2008 The Eye (director of photography: second unit, New Mexico - as Michael A. Benson)
 2006 Mission: Impossible III (director of photography: second unit)
 2006 Date Movie (director of photography: second unit - as Michael A. Benson)
 2004 Catch That Kid (director of photography: second unit - as Michael A. Benson)
 2002 Path to War (TV Movie) (additional director of photography: second unit)
 2002 Ali G Indahouse (director of photography: Los Angeles - as Michael Benson)
 2001 The One (director of photography: second unit - as Michael A. Benson)
 2001 The Score (director of photography: second unit - as Michael A. Benson)
 2001 What's the Worst That Could Happen? (director of photography: second unit - as Michael Benson)
 2001 Just Visiting (additional photography - as Michael A. Benson)
 2000 X-Men (director of photography: second unit)
 1999/I Ride with the Devil (director of photography: second unit - as Michael Benson)
 1999 The Bone Collector (additional cinematographer)
 1999 Virus (director of photography: second unit)
 1998 Rush Hour (director of photography: additional unit, Hong Kong) / (director of photography: second unit)
 1998 The X Files (director of photography: second unit)
 1998 Black Dog (director of photography: second unit - as Michael A. Benson)
 1997 Switchback (director of photography: second unit - as Michael Benson)
 1997 Volcano (camera operator: second unit - as Michael A. Benson) / (director of photography: second unit - as Michael A. Benson)
 1997 The Saint (director of photography: Russia second unit)
 1996 2 Days in the Valley (director of photography: second unit - as Michael Benson)
 1996 Eraser (director of photography: second unit)
 1996 Broken Arrow (director of photography: second unit - as Michael A. Benson)
 1995 The Tie That Binds (aerial director of photography)
 1995 Virtuosity (director of photography: second unit - as Michael A. Benson)
 1995 Species (director of photography: Utah)
 1994 Clear and Present Danger (director of photography: second unit - as Michael A. Benson)
 1993 Made in America (camera operator: second unit)
 1993 Sliver (additional photographer - as Michael A. Benson)
 1993 Blood In, Blood Out (director of photography: additional unit - uncredited)
 1993 Nowhere to Run (photography: second unit - as Michael A. Benson)
 1992 Whispers in the Dark (director of photography: second unit - as Michael Benson)
 1992 Patriot Games (director of photography: second unit - as Michael A. Benson)
 1992 Sister Act (camera operator)
 1992 CrissCross (camera operator - as Michael A. Benson)
 1992 White Men Can't Jump (camera operator - as Michael Alan Benson)
 1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (camera operator: "a" camera - as Michael A. Benson) / (director of photography: second unit - as Michael A. Benson)
 1991/I White Fang (camera operator - as Michael A. Benson)
 1990 Ghost (camera operator - as Michael A. Benson)
 1989 Worth Winning (camera operator - as Michael Benson)
 1989 Turner & Hooch (camera operator - as Michael A. Benson) / (camera operator: second unit - as Michael A. Benson)
 1989 The Karate Kid, Part III (camera operator - as Michael Benson)
 1989 Who's Harry Crumb? (camera operator: Los Angeles)
 1988 Alien Nation (camera operator - as Michael A. Benson)
 1988 Baby M (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1988 For Keeps? (camera operator - as Michael A. Benson)
 1987 No Way Out (camera operator - as Michael A. Benson)
 1987 White Water Summer (camera operator)
 1987 Beverly Hills Cop II (camera operator - as Michael A. Benson)
 1987 Malone (camera operator)
 1987 Burglar (camera operator: second unit, San Francisco - as Michael Benson)
 1986 16 Days of Glory (Documentary) (camera operator)
 1985 Love Lives On (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1985 Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (camera operator - as Michael A. Benson)
 1985 Vision Quest (camera operator - as Michael Benson)
 1984 Family Secrets (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1984 Up the Creek (camera operator - as Michael Benson)
 1984 The Buddy System (camera operator)
 1983 To Be or Not to Be (camera operator - as Michael A. Benson)
 1983 The Osterman Weekend (camera operator - as Michael Benson)
 1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (operating cameraman)
 1982 Night Shift (camera operator - as Michael A. Benson)
 1982 The Challenge (camera operator - as Michael A. Benson)
 1981 The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (camera operator)
 1981 Continental Divide (camera operator - as Michael Benson)
 1980 The Formula (camera operator - as Michael A. Benson)
 1980 How to Beat the High Co$t of Living (camera operator)
 1980 The Blues Brothers (second camera operator - as Michael Benson)
 1980 When Time Ran Out... (camera operator)
 1979 The Amityville Horror (camera operator - as Michael Benson)
 1979 Over the Edge (additional camera operator - uncredited)
 1979 The Champ (camera operator - as Michael A. Benson)
 1979 Love and Bullets (camera operator - as Mike Benson)
 1979 Salvage 1 (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Salvage (1979) ... (camera operator - as Michael Benson)
 1978 The Swarm (camera operator)
 1978 Nowhere to Run (TV Movie) (camera operator - as Michael A. Benson)
 1977 The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (camera operator - as Michael Benson)
 1977 The Other Side of Midnight (camera operator)
 1976 Spencer's Pilots (TV Series) (camera operator - 5 episodes)
- The Explosives (1976) ... (camera operator)
- The Search (1976) ... (camera operator)
- The Hitchhiker (1976) ... (camera operator)
- The Matchbook (1976) ... (camera operator)
- The Drone (1976) ... (camera operator)
 1975 White Line Fever (camera operator)
 1973 Papillon (assistant cameraman - as Michael Benson)
 1973 Harry in Your Pocket (first assistant camera - as Michael Benson)
 1972 The Magnificent Seven Ride! (assistant camera - uncredited)
 1971 Happy Birthday, Wanda June (camera assistant - uncredited)
 1971 Skin Game (camera assistant - uncredited)
 1971 The Andromeda Strain (assistant camera - uncredited)
 1970 Patton (assistant camera - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Michael A. Benson | Michael Alan Benson | Michael Benson
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President Society of Operating Cameramen (SOC) 1989-1991. See more »

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