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Don Burgess

Don Burgess was born on May 28, 1956 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Don Michael Burgess. He is known for his work on Forrest Gump (1994), Spider-Man (2002) and Cast Away (2000). He is married to Bonnie Burgess. They have three children. See full bio »

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 2014 Muppets Most Wanted (director of photography)
 2013 42 (director of photography)
 2012/I Flight (director of photography)
 2011 The Muppets (director of photography)
 2011 Priest (director of photography)
 2011 Source Code (director of photography)
 2010 The Book of Eli (director of photography)
 2009 Aliens in the Attic (director of photography)
 2008/I Fool's Gold
 2007 Enchanted (director of photography)
 2007/I The Trap (Short) (director of photography)
 2006 Why O'Sea
 2006 Eight Below (director of photography)
 2004 Christmas with the Kranks (director of photography)
 2004 The Polar Express (director of photography)
 2004 13 Going on 30 (director of photography)
 2003 Radio (director of photography)
 2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (director of photography)
 2002 Spider-Man (director of photography)
 2000 Cast Away (director of photography)
 2000 What Lies Beneath (director of photography)
 1997 Contact
 1995 Forget Paris
 1994 Ri¢hie Ri¢h (director of photography)
 1994 Forrest Gump (director of photography)
 1993 Space Rangers (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Fort Hope (1993) ... (director of photography)
 1992 Night Trap (Video Game) (director of photography)
 1992 Mo' Money (director of photography)
 1992 Two-Fisted Tales (TV Movie) (segment "Yellow")
 1991 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Yellow (1991)
 1989 Breaking Point (TV Movie)
 1989 Blind Fury
 1988 Too Young the Hero (TV Movie)
 1987 World Gone Wild (director of photography)
 1987 Summer Camp Nightmare (director of photography)
 1987 Playboy: Bedtime Stories (Video documentary)
 1985 Fury to Freedom (director of photography)
 1982 National Geographic Specials (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- The Sharks (1982) ... (photographed by)
 1980 Superstunt II (TV Movie)
 1980 Ruckus (as Don Michael Burgess)
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Don Michael Burgess

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Lives in Pacific Palisades, California with his wife Bonnie, and their 3 children: Lindsy, Michael and Brittany. See more »

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