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Jon Else (I)

Jon Else is known for his work on Top Gun (1986), Tupac: Resurrection (2003) and Cadillac Desert (1997). See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Top Gun
Top Gun Camera and Electrical Department
Tupac: Resurrection
Tupac: Resurrection Cinematographer
Cadillac Desert
Cadillac Desert Cinematographer
Eyes on the Prize
Eyes on the Prize Cinematographer


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 1999-2016 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (7 episodes)
- The Big Burn (2015)
- Silicon Valley (2013)
 2011 Last Call at the Oasis (Documentary)
 2009 Woodstock: Now & Then (TV Movie documentary)
 2009 Soundtrack for a Revolution (Documentary)
 2009 Minotaur (Short)
 2008 Inside Operation Wildfire (TV Movie documentary)
 2008 Inside (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2008 Undercover History (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2007 National Geographic Explorer (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Inside Bethlehem (2007)
 2007 Wonders Are Many (Documentary)
 2003 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2003 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2003 Tupac: Resurrection (Documentary)
 2002 Crime & Punishment (TV Series documentary)
 2002 Nova (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Fire Wars (2002)
 2000 They Drew Fire (TV Movie documentary)
 1999 Bird by Bird with Anne (Documentary)
 1998 Life Beyond Earth (TV Movie documentary)
 1998 America's Endangered Species: Don't Say Good-bye (TV Movie documentary)
 1998 The Irish in America: Long Journey Home (TV Mini-Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Success (1998)
 1997 Cadillac Desert (TV Mini-Series documentary) (2 episodes)
 1993 Dancing (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1993 The Great Depression (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- We Have a Plan (1993)
 1992 Look at It This Way (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1992)
- Episode #1.2 (1992)
- Episode #1.1 (1992)
 1987 Eyes on the Prize (TV Series documentary)
 1984 Booker (TV Short)
 1980 Can't It Be Anyone Else (Documentary)
 1980 The Golden Honeymoon (TV Movie)
 1979 Rust Never Sleeps (Documentary)
 1977 I'm a Fool (TV Movie) (as Jonathan Else)
 1977 Off the Wall
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