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James A. Dennett (1934–2009)


Father of James A. Dennett II, Mark F. Dennett and Preston Dennett. See more trivia »

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The Fugitive
The Fugitive Production Manager
Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace
Starman Production Manager
The Final Terror
The Final Terror Production Manager


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 1997 Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story (TV Movie) (unit production manager)
 1997 The Three Lives of Karen (TV Movie) (unit production manager)
 1996 L.A. Firefighters (TV Series) (unit production manager)
 1996 Shattered Mind (TV Movie) (unit production manager)
 1996 Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (unit production manager)
 1995 Here Come the Munsters (TV Movie) (unit production manager)
 1993 The Fugitive (unit production manager - as James A. Dennett Sr.)
 1993 The Last Hit (TV Movie) (unit production manager - as Jim Dennett)
 1992 Wild Card (TV Movie) (unit production manager)
 1991 Dead in the Water (TV Movie) (unit production manager)
 1991 Bad Attitudes (TV Movie) (unit production manager)
 1991 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series) (unit production manager - 1 episode)
- But He Loves Me (1991) ... (unit production manager)
 1990 Leg Up (Short) (production manager)
 1990 Matters of the Heart (TV Movie) (unit production manager)
 1986-1987 Starman (TV Series) (unit production manager - 22 episodes)
- The Test (1987) ... (unit production manager)
- Starscape: Part 2 (1987) ... (unit production manager)
- Starscape: Part 1 (1987) ... (unit production manager)
- Fathers and Sons (1987) ... (unit production manager)
- The Wedding (1987) ... (unit production manager)
 1982-1984 American Playhouse (TV Series) (unit production manager - 2 episodes)
- The Killing Floor (1984) ... (unit production manager)
- Who Am I This Time? (1982) ... (unit production manager)
 1983 Wavelength (production manager - as James Dennett)
 1983 The Final Terror (production manager - as Jim Dennett)
 1979 The China Syndrome (production manager - uncredited)
 1978 Stony Island (production manager - as Jim Dennett)
 1978 At Home with Shields and Yarnell (TV Short) (unit production manager)
 1977 Plymouth Fury (Short) (production manager)
 1977 STP Oil Treatment (Short) (unit production manager)
 1971 The Murder of Fred Hampton (Documentary) (production manager - as Jim Dennett)
 1970 8 Flags for 99¢ (TV Short documentary) (unit production manager)
 1969 American Revolution 2 (Documentary) (unit production manager)
 1964 Parable (Short) (unit production manager)
 1961 Living Venus (production supervisor - as James Arthur Dennett)
 1960 Light Time (TV Series) (unit production manager)
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Alternate Names:

James A. Dennett Sr. | James Arthur Dennett | James Dennett | Jim Dennett

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He comes from a documentary film background. His Chicago-based Film Group chronicled the political violence of the 1960s, including the award-winning feature documentaries, American Revolution II and The Murder of Fred Hampton. See more »

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