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For Johnny Borgese, the business of special effects is a family one. Johnny, as a child, would go with his father, Vincent, to Charlie Chaplin's studio, where his father worked as a stand-in and a stunt man for Chaplin himself. While accompanying his father on the set, Chaplin even taught Johnny his famous walk. Chaplin used Vincent's watch in one ... See full bio »
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 1994-1995 Sirens (TV Series) (special effects foreman - 22 episodes)
- The Sound of One Hand Clapping (1995) ... (special effects foreman - uncredited)
- Color Blind (1995) ... (special effects foreman - uncredited)
- The Obsession (1995) ... (special effects foreman - uncredited)
- The Passenger (1995) ... (special effects foreman - uncredited)
- Redemption (1995) ... (special effects foreman - uncredited)
 1993-1994 The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 27 episodes)
- High Treason: Part 2 (1994) ... (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
- High Treason: Part 1 (1994) ... (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
- Bad Luck Betty (1994) ... (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
- And Baby Makes Three (1994) ... (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
- Wild Card (1994) ... (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1993 Demolition Man (special effects)
 1992 Arizona Dream (special effects)
 1991-1992 Baby Talk (TV Series) (special effects crew - 34 episodes)
- Scenes from a Marriage (1992) ... (special effects crew - uncredited)
- Wedding Bell Blahs (1992) ... (special effects crew - uncredited)
- Pop Goes the Question (1992) ... (special effects crew - uncredited)
- He Ain't Heavy Metal, He's My Super (1992) ... (special effects crew - uncredited)
- The Littlest Shoplifter (1992) ... (special effects crew - uncredited)
 1987-1991 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series) (special effects technician - 110 episodes)
- The List of Yuri Lermentov (1991) ... (special effects technician - uncredited)
- The Committee (1991) ... (special effects technician - uncredited)
- A Killing in Vegas (1991) ... (special effects technician - uncredited)
- Terminal Connection (1991) ... (special effects technician - uncredited)
- Judge Not (1991) ... (special effects technician - uncredited)
 1987 Beverly Hills Cop II (assistant special effects)
 1984-1986 Airwolf (TV Series) (special effects coordinator - 44 episodes)
- Birds of Paradise (1986) ... (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
- Tracks (1986) ... (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
- The Girl Who Fell from the Sky (1986) ... (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
- Break-In at Santa Paula (1986) ... (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
- Hawke's Run (1986) ... (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
 1984 Streets of Fire (special effects)
 1982-1983 Tales of the Gold Monkey (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 22 episodes)
- Mourning Becomes Matuka (1983) ... (special effects supervisor)
- A Distant Shout of Thunder (1983) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Boragora or Bust (1983) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Naka Jima Kill (1983) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Last Chance Louie (1983) ... (special effects supervisor)
 1983 The Sting II (special effects)
 1978-1982 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series) (special effects coordinator - 76 episodes)
- Slaves (1982) ... (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
- A Minor Problem (1982) ... (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
- Triangle (1981) ... (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
- Sanctuary (1981) ... (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
- Veteran (1981) ... (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
 1981 Zoot Suit (special effects - as John Borgese)
 1981 Pen 'n' Inc. (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 1981 The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island (TV Movie) (special effects supervisor - 1981)
 1981 All Night Long (special effects)
 1981 The Munsters' Revenge (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator - 1981)
 1978 Jaws 2 (special effects - uncredited)
 1976-1978 The Bionic Woman (TV Series) (special effects coordinator - 57 episodes)
- On the Run (1978) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Rancho Outcast (1978) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Long Live the King (1978) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Out of Body (1978) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Which One Is Jaime? (1978) ... (special effects coordinator)
 1978 Gray Lady Down (special effects - uncredited)
 1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind (special effects - uncredited)
 1975-1976 The Invisible Man (TV Series) (special effects - 13 episodes)
- An Attempt to Save Face (1976) ... (special effects)
- Power Play (1976) ... (special effects)
- Sight Unseen (1975) ... (special effects - uncredited)
- The Klae Dynasty (1975) ... (special effects - uncredited)
- Pin Money (1975) ... (special effects)
 1975 The Hindenburg (special effects)
 1974-1975 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series) (special effects - 47 episodes)
- The Winning Smile (1975) ... (special effects)
- Clark Templeton O'Flaherty (1975) ... (special effects)
- Divided Loyalty (1975) ... (special effects)
- The White Lightning War (1975) ... (special effects)
- The Blue Flash (1975) ... (special effects)
 1975 Jaws (special effects - uncredited)
 1974 The Towering Inferno (special effects - uncredited)
 1974 Earthquake (special effects - uncredited)
 1974 Airport 1975 (special effects - uncredited)
 1973 Battle for the Planet of the Apes (special effects - uncredited)
 1972 Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (special effects - uncredited)
 1971 Escape from the Planet of the Apes (special effects - uncredited)
 1969-1970 The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series) (special effects - 6 episodes)
- The Deluge: Part 2 (1970) ... (special effects - uncredited)
- The Deluge: Part 1 (1970) ... (special effects - uncredited)
- Goodbye, Cruel World (1970) ... (special effects - uncredited)
- To Kincaid, with Love (1969) ... (special effects - uncredited)
- A Girl Named Punkin (1969) ... (special effects - uncredited)
 1970 Tora! Tora! Tora! (special effects - uncredited)
 1970 Beneath the Planet of the Apes (special effects - uncredited)
 1969-1970 Land of the Giants (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 39 episodes)
- Graveyard of Fools (1970) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Wild Journey (1970) ... (special effects supervisor)
- The Marionettes (1970) ... (special effects supervisor)
- A Small War (1970) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Doomsday (1970) ... (special effects supervisor)
 1969 Hello, Dolly! (special effects - uncredited)
  Lost in Space (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 83 episodes, 1965 - 1968) (special effects technician - 15 episodes, 1965)
- Junkyard of Space (1968) ... (special effects supervisor)
- The Great Vegetable Rebellion (1968) ... (special effects supervisor)
- The Flaming Planet (1968) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Space Beauty (1968) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Fugitives in Space (1968) ... (special effects supervisor)
 1968 Planet of the Apes (special effects - uncredited)
 1967 Doctor Dolittle (special effects - uncredited)
 1966-1967 The Time Tunnel (TV Series) (special effects - 30 episodes)
- Town of Terror (1967) ... (special effects)
- Raiders from Outer Space (1967) ... (special effects)
- The Kidnappers (1967) ... (special effects)
- Merlin the Magician (1967) ... (special effects)
- Attack of the Barbarians (1967) ... (special effects)
 1967 Camelot (special effects - uncredited)
 1966 Fantastic Voyage (special effects - uncredited)
 1966 Batman: The Movie (special effects - uncredited)
 1965 The Flight of the Phoenix (special effects - uncredited)
 1965 The Great Race (special effects - uncredited)
 1965 Von Ryan's Express (special effects - uncredited)
 1965 John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! (special effects - uncredited)
 1965 The Greatest Story Ever Told (special effects)
 1964 Peyton Place (TV Series) (special effects crew - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1964) ... (special effects crew - uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (1964) ... (special effects crew - uncredited)
 1958-1964 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (special effects - 176 episodes)
- Queen of the Cats (1964) ... (special effects - uncredited)
- Dead as in 'Dude' (1964) ... (special effects - uncredited)
- The Target (1964) ... (special effects - uncredited)
- Not Such a Simple Knot (1964) ... (special effects - uncredited)
- Alimony League (1964) ... (special effects - uncredited)
  Bonanza (TV Series) (special effects - 113 episodes, 1959 - 1962) (special effects crew - 33 episodes, 1963)
- The Prime of Life (1963) ... (special effects crew - uncredited)
- Hoss and the Leprechauns (1963) ... (special effects crew - uncredited)
- The Legacy (1963) ... (special effects crew - uncredited)
- The Waiting Game (1963) ... (special effects crew - uncredited)
- The Quality of Mercy (1963) ... (special effects crew - uncredited)
 1963 PT 109 (special effects - uncredited)
 1963 Cleopatra (special effects - uncredited)
 1962 The Longest Day (special effects - uncredited)
 1962 Five Weeks in a Balloon (special effects - uncredited)
 1959-1962 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series) (special effects - 53 episodes)
- Blueprint for Paradise (1962) ... (special effects - uncredited)
- The Baby Sitters (1962) ... (special effects - uncredited)
- The Dream Merchant (1962) ... (special effects - uncredited)
- The Beach at Belle Anse (1962) ... (special effects - uncredited)
- Build My Gallows Low (1962) ... (special effects - uncredited)
 1961 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (special effects - uncredited)
 1960-1961 Hong Kong (TV Series) (special effects - 25 episodes)
- The Runaway (1961) ... (special effects - uncredited)
- The Innocent Exile (1961) ... (special effects - uncredited)
- Love Honor and Perish (1961) ... (special effects - uncredited)
- The Woman in Grey (1961) ... (special effects - uncredited)
- Murder by Proxy (1961) ... (special effects - uncredited)
 1960 High Time (special effects)
 1959 Journey to the Center of the Earth (special effects - uncredited)
 1958 Auntie Mame (special effects - uncredited)
 1955-1958 The Mickey Mouse Club (TV Series) (special effects - 125 episodes)
- Episode #3.90 (1958) ... (special effects)
- Episode #3.20 (1957) ... (special effects)
- Episode #3.11 (1957) ... (special effects)
- Episode #3.4 (1957) ... (special effects)
- Episode #3.1 (1957) ... (special effects)
 1956 Adventure in Dairyland (TV Series) (special effects - 1 episode)
- Off to Wisconsin (1956) ... (special effects)
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