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Howard Fortune (1919–1993)

Howard Fortune (aka Bud or Buddy) was born in Astoria, New York. After serving his country in the Army in World War II, he became a Motion Picture Studio Mechanic in Local 52 I.A.T.S.E. He married Margaret "Peggy" Fortune, and they bought a home and moved to Bayside, New York. They has three children, son Raymond "Ray", daughter Carol, and son ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 73) in Bayside, New York, USA

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Known For

Fail-Safe
Fail-Safe Camera and Electrical Department
(1964)
The Pawnbroker
The Pawnbroker Camera and Electrical Department
(1964)
Long Day's Journey Into Night
Long Day's Journey Into Night Camera and Electrical Department
(1962)
The Fugitive Kind
The Fugitive Kind Camera and Electrical Department
(1960)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (9 credits)
 1971 Born to Win (electrician)
 1968 The Brotherhood (gaffer)
 1966 The Group (lighting - as Buddy Fortune)
 1964 Fail-Safe (chief electrician)
 1964 The Pawnbroker (chief electrician - as Buddy Fortune)
 1962 Long Day's Journey Into Night (chief electrician)
 1961 Splendor in the Grass (electrician - uncredited)
 1960 The Fugitive Kind (head gaffer)
 1959 Odds Against Tomorrow (gaffer)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Buddy Fortune

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Nickname:

Buddy

Star Sign:

Virgo

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