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James D. Bissell

Jim Bissell is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BFA in Theater. After working in New York and L.A. on commercials and low budget features, he won an Emmy Award in 1980 for his work on Palmerstown, U.S.A. followed by a BAFTA nomination for production design on Steven Spielberg's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. He was... See full bio »

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 2015 Hidden (completed)
 2014 The Monuments Men (as Jim Bissell)
 2012 Jack Reacher (as Jim Bissell)
 2008 Leatherheads (as Jim Bissell)
 2006 300
 2005 Good Night, and Good Luck. (as Jim Bissell)
 2005 The Ring Two (as Jim Bissell)
 2003 Hollywood Homicide (as Jim Bissell)
 2001 Cats & Dogs (as James Bissell)
 2000 The 6th Day (as James Bissell)
 1996 My Fellow Americans (as James Bissell)
 1996 Tin Cup (as James Bissell)
 1995 Jumanji (as James Bissell)
 1994 Blue Chips (as James Bissell)
 1993 Dennis the Menace (as James Bissell)
 1993 The Pickle (as James Bissell)
 1991 The Rocketeer (as Jim Bissell)
 1990 Arachnophobia (as James Bissell)
 1989 Always (as James Bissell)
 1988 Twins
 1987 Someone to Watch Over Me (as Jim Bissell)
 1987 Harry and the Hendersons (as James Bissell)
 1986 The Boy Who Could Fly (as Jim Bissell)
 1980 Palmerstown, U.S.A. (TV Series)
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