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Peter Donen (1953–2003)

Peter Donen was born on December 20, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on L.A. Confidential (1997), The Bourne Identity (2002) and The Italian Job (2003). He died on December 31, 2003 in Los Angeles. See full bio »

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L.A. Confidential
L.A. Confidential Visual Effects
The Bourne Identity
The Bourne Identity Visual Effects
The Italian Job
The Italian Job Visual Effects
Spaceballs Visual Effects


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 2004 Ladder 49 (visual effects supervisor)
 2003 The Italian Job (visual effects consultant)
 2002 The Truth About Charlie (visual effects supervisor)
 2002 The Bourne Identity (visual effects supervisor)
 2000 The Gift (visual effects supervisor)
 2000 U-571 (visual effects supervisor)
 1999 For Love of the Game (visual effects supervisor)
 1998 The Horse Whisperer (visual effects supervisor)
 1998 U.S. Marshals (visual effects supervisor)
 1997 L.A. Confidential (visual effects supervisor)
 1996 Executive Decision (visual effects supervisor)
 1995 Steal Big Steal Little (visual effects supervisor)
 1995 The Tie That Binds (optical effects consultant)
 1995 The Quick and the Dead (visual effects supervisor)
 1994 Ri¢hie Ri¢h (visual effects supervisor)
 1994 In Search of Dr. Seuss (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 1992 Sewer Shark (Video Game) (effects supervisor)
 1991 Rock-A-Doodle (visual effects supervisor: live action segments)
 1991 Dying Young (visual effects supervisor)
 1990 Mr. Destiny (visual effects supervisor)
 1990 Flatliners (visual effects supervisor)
 1988 Child's Play (visual effects supervisor)
 1988 Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (visual effects supervisor)
 1987 Who's That Girl (visual effects supervisor)
 1987 Spaceballs (visual effects supervisor)
 1986 Flight of the Navigator (visual effects supervisor)
 1985 The Blue Yonder (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 1985 Ladyhawke (additional visual effects supervisor)
 1983 Superman III (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1980 When Time Ran Out... (optical effects: Cinema Research Corp.)
 1979 More American Graffiti (optical coordinator)
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Eldest son of film director Stanley Donen and actress Marion Marshall. Brother of Joshua Donen and Katie Wagner. See more »

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