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Al Di Sarro (–2011)

Al Di Sarro is known for his work on Die Hard (1988), The Sum of All Fears (2002) and Paycheck (2003). He died on January 13, 2011 in Agua Dulce, California, USA. See full bio »

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Die Hard
Die Hard Special Effects
The Sum of All Fears
The Sum of All Fears Special Effects
Paycheck Special Effects
Transformers Special Effects


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 2012 Act of Valor (special effects coordinator)
 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon (special effects foreperson)
 2010 The Last 3 Minutes (Short) (special effects)
 2009 Creature of Darkness (special effects director)
 2008 Dog Gone (special effects coordinator)
 2007 Transformers (special effects foreman - as Al Disarro)
 2006 Deja Vu (special effects coordinator: keel - as Al Disaro)
 2003 Paycheck (special effects coordinator: US - as Albert Di Sarro)
 2003 2 Fast 2 Furious (special effects director)
 2002 Red Dragon (mechanical effects foreman - as Al Disarro)
 2002 The Sum of All Fears (special effects coordinator - as Al DiSarro)
 1999 For Love of the Game (special effects coordinator)
 1999 Stigmata (special effects coordinator - as Al Disarro)
 1998 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series) (special effects - 1 episode)
- The Plane/The Gun/The Portrait/The Pass/The Caller (1998) ... (special effects - as Al Disarro)
 1997 Speed 2: Cruise Control (special effects coordinator - as Al DiSarro)
 1997 Turbulence (special effects coordinator)
 1996 Rolling Thunder (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator - as Al DiSarro)
 1995 Crimson Tide (special effects coordinator - as Alfred A. DiSarro Jr.)
 1995 The Quick and the Dead (special effects coordinator)
 1993 The Meteor Man (physical special effects)
 1993 Blood In, Blood Out (special effects coordinator: second unit)
 1992 HouseSitter (special effects coordinator)
 1991 The Last Boy Scout (special effects supervisor)
 1991 Ricochet (special effects technical advisor)
 1990 Crash: The Mystery of Flight 1501 (TV Movie) (special effects)
 1990 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (special effects - 2 episodes)
- The Secret (1990) ... (special effects - as Al DiSarro)
- Television Terror (1990) ... (special effects - as Al DiSarro)
 1990 Die Hard 2 (special effects coordinator - as Al DiSarro)
 1990 The Hunt for Red October (special effects coordinator)
 1989 Road House (special effects coordinator)
 1988 Die Hard (special effects coordinator)
 1988 Action Jackson (special effects coordinator)
 1987 Predator (special effects supervisor)
 1983-1987 The A-Team (TV Series) (special effects - 96 episodes)
- Without Reservations (1987) ... (special effects)
- The Grey Team (1986) ... (special effects)
- The Spy Who Mugged Me (1986) ... (special effects)
- The Crystal Skull (1986) ... (special effects)
- Point of No Return (1986) ... (special effects)
 1982-1983 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series) (special effects - 18 episodes)
- Wizards and Warlocks (1983) ... (special effects)
- Vanity, Says the Preacher (1983) ... (special effects)
- It's Only Rock and Roll (1983) ... (special effects)
- Desperado (1983) ... (special effects)
- Thirty Seconds Over Little Tokyo (1983) ... (special effects)
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Alternate Names:

Al Di Sarro Jr. | Albert Di Sarro | Alfred A. DiSarro Jr. | Al DiSarro Jr. | Al DiSarro | Al Disaro | Alfred A. Disarro Jr. | Al Disarro | Alfred Dissarro Jr.

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