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Ben Colman (I) (1907–1988)

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He is the brother of cinematographer Edward Colman.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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 1986 Crazy Dan (TV Movie)
 1981-1985 The Fall Guy (TV Series) (director of photography - 36 episodes)
- The King of the Stuntmen (1985) ... (director of photography)
- Dead Ringer (1985) ... (director of photography)
- Rockabye Baby (1985) ... (director of photography)
- The Winner (1984) ... (director of photography)
- Terror U. (1984) ... (director of photography)
 1984 The Cowboy and the Ballerina (TV Movie) (as Ben Coleman)
 1981 Conquest of the Earth (TV Movie)
 1979-1981 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Series) (director of photography - 29 episodes)
- The Dorian Secret (1981) ... (director of photography)
- Testimony of a Traitor (1981) ... (director of photography)
- The Hand of the Goral (1981) ... (director of photography)
- Shgoratchx! (1981) ... (director of photography)
- The Satyr (1981) ... (director of photography)
 1980 Galactica 1980 (TV Series) (director of photography - 3 episodes)
- The Return of Starbuck (1980) ... (director of photography)
- The Night the Cylons Landed: Part 2 (1980) ... (director of photography)
- Spaceball (1980) ... (director of photography)
 1980 Dan August: Murder, My Friend (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1980 Dan August: The Jealousy Factor (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1979 Mirror, Mirror (TV Movie)
 1978-1979 Battlestar Galactica (TV Series) (director of photography - 10 episodes)
- The Hand of God (1979) ... (director of photography)
- Take the Celestra (1979) ... (director of photography)
- Experiment in Terra (1979) ... (director of photography)
- Baltar's Escape (1979) ... (director of photography)
- Greetings from Earth (1979) ... (director of photography)
 1978 Battlestar Galactica (director of photography)
 1977-1978 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series) (director of photography - 19 episodes)
- Voodoo Doll, Part II (1978) ... (director of photography)
- Voodoo Doll: Part 1 (1978) ... (director of photography)
- Sole Survivor (1978) ... (director of photography)
- The House on Possessed Hill (1978) ... (director of photography)
- Oh Say Can You Sing (1978) ... (director of photography)
 1977 Sex and the Married Woman (TV Movie) (as Ben Coleman)
 1976-1977 Quincy M.E. (TV Series) (director of photography - 5 episodes)
- ...The Thigh Bone's Connected to the Knee Bone... (1977) ... (director of photography)
- Hot Ice, Cold Hearts (1977) ... (director of photography)
- A Star Is Dead (1976) ... (director of photography)
- Who's Who in Neverland (1976) ... (director of photography)
- Go Fight City Hall... to the Death (1976) ... (director of photography)
 1975-1976 Switch (TV Series) (director of photography - 24 episodes)
- Death Squad (1976) ... (director of photography)
- The Girl on the Golden Strip (1976) ... (director of photography)
- The Case of the Purloined Case (1976) ... (director of photography)
- Big Deal in Paradise (1976) ... (director of photography)
- Before the Holocaust (1976) ... (director of photography)
 1970-1975 McCloud (TV Series) (director of photography - 7 episodes)
- Return to the Alamo (1975) ... (director of photography)
- Sharks! (1975) ... (director of photography)
- Lady on the Run (1975) ... (director of photography)
- The Man with the Golden Hat (1975) ... (director of photography)
- The 42nd Street Cavalry (1974) ... (director of photography)
 1974 The Turn of the Screw (TV Movie)
 1973-1974 Barnaby Jones (TV Series) (director of photography - 24 episodes)
- Foul Play (1974) ... (director of photography)
- Image in a Cracked Mirror (1974) ... (director of photography)
- Woman in the Shadows (1974) ... (director of photography)
- Dark Legacy (1974) ... (director of photography)
- Rendezvous with Terror (1974) ... (director of photography)
 1973 What Are Best Friends For? (TV Movie)
 1973 Key West (TV Movie)
 1973 The Picture of Dorian Gray (TV Movie)
 1973 Search (TV Series) (director of photography - 6 episodes)
- Ends of the Earth (1973) ... (director of photography)
- The Mattson Papers (1973) ... (director of photography)
- Goddess of Destruction (1973) ... (director of photography)
- The Clayton Lewis Document (1973) ... (director of photography)
- Countdown to Panic (1973) ... (director of photography)
 1973 The Norliss Tapes (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1973 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Frankenstein: Part 2 (1973) ... (director of photography)
- Frankenstein: Part 1 (1973) ... (director of photography)
 1972 Haunts of the Very Rich (TV Movie)
 1972 The Delphi Bureau (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1972) ... (director of photography)
 1972 The Eyes of Charles Sand (TV Movie)
 1971 The Failing of Raymond (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1971 A Death of Innocence (TV Movie)
 1971 The Face of Fear (TV Movie)
 1971 Dan August (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Trackdown (1971)
- Death Chain (1971)
 1969 Chastity
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Benny Coleman | Ben Coleman
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Trivia:

He is the brother of cinematographer Edward Colman.

Nickname:

Benny

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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