Up 10,634 this week

John Frazier (I)

John Frazier was born on September 23, 1944 in Richmond, California. As a child his family moved to Southern California, USA, where he was raised. He attended Canoga Park High School and attended college at Los Angeles Trade Tech, where he studied high-rise construction and freeway design. In 1963 he began designing special effects props at the ... See full bio »

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: Chris Meloni

Chris Meloni joined us for a Live Twitter Chat on October 20th, to talk about his upcoming film White Bird in a Blizzard opening in limited theaters this week and is available right now on Amazon Instant Video.

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 36 people
created 22 Feb 2012
a list of 70 people
created 23 Feb 2012
a list of 49 people
created 06 Mar 2012
a list of 47 people
created 01 Jun 2012
a list of 127 people
created 5 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of John Frazier.

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

Known For


Jump to: Special effects | Actor | Thanks | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Special effects (111 credits)
 2014 St. Sebastian (special effects) (post-production)
 2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction (special effects supervisor)
 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (special effects supervisor)
 2013 The Lone Ranger (special effects supervisor)
 2013 After Earth (special effects supervisor)
 2013 Pain & Gain (special effects supervisor)
 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful (special effects supervisor)
 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man (special effects supervisor)
 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon (special effects supervisor)
 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (special effects supervisor)
 2011 Priest (special effects supervisor)
 2011 The Green Hornet (special effects supervisor - as John R. Frazier)
 2010/I Burlesque (special effects supervisor)
 2010 Unstoppable (special effects supervisor)
 2010 Takers (special effects coordinator)
 2010 The Sorcerer's Apprentice (special effects supervisor)
 2010 Hesher (special effects coordinator)
 2009 Armored (special effects supervisor)
 2009 The Stepfather (effects consultant)
 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (special effects supervisor)
 2009 The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (effects consultant) / (special effects supervisor)
 2009 Drag Me to Hell (effects consultant)
 2009 Fired Up! (special effects supervisor)
 2008 Seven Pounds (effects consultant)
 2008 Pineapple Express (special effects supervisor)
 2008 Hancock (special effects coordinator) / (special effects supervisor)
 2007 National Treasure: Book of Secrets (special effects supervisor)
 2007 The Kingdom (supervising special effects coordinator)
 2007 Transformers (special effects director) / (special effects supervisor)
 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (special effects director)
 2007 Spider-Man 3 (special effects supervisor - as John R. Frazier)
 2006 Deja Vu (special effects supervisor)
 2006 Poseidon (special effects supervisor - as John R. Frazier)
 2005 Domino (special effects supervisor)
 2005 Stealth (special effects supervisor)
 2005 The Island (special effects coordinator)
 2005 xXx: State of the Union (special effects supervisor)
 2004 Spider-Man 2 (special effects director)
 2003 Bad Boys II (special effects supervisor)
 2003 Tears of the Sun (special effects supervisor)
 2002 xXx (special effects supervisor)
 2002 Windtalkers (special effects supervisor)
 2002 Spider-Man (special effects supervisor)
 2001 Pearl Harbor (special effects coordinator) / (special effects supervisor)
 2000 Prison Life (Short) (special effects coordinator)
 2000 Cast Away (special effects supervisor)
 2000 Almost Famous (special effects supervisor)
 2000 Space Cowboys (special effects supervisor)
 2000 The Perfect Storm (special effects coordinator) / (special effects supervisor)
 1999 The Haunting (special effects coordinator)
 1999 True Crime (special effects coordinator)
 1999 Forces of Nature (special effects supervisor)
 1998 Armageddon (special effects supervisor)
 1998 Hard Rain (special effects supervisor)
 1997 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (special effects consultant)
 1997 Absolute Power (special effects consultant)
 1996 Twister (special effects supervisor)
 1995 The Stars Fell on Henrietta (special effects coordinator)
 1995 Waterworld (special effects coordinator: second unit)
 1995 The Bridges of Madison County (special effects consultant)
 1995 Outbreak (special effects supervisor)
 1994 Speed (special effects coordinator)
 1993 A Perfect World (special effects coordinator)
 1993 In the Line of Fire (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1993 Hot Shots! Part Deux (special effects coordinator)
 1992 Hoffa (special effects coordinator)
 1992 Mr. Baseball (special effects: Los Angeles)
 1992 Unforgiven (special effects coordinator)
 1992 Basic Instinct (special effects coordinator: Los Angeles)
 1991 Child's Play 3 (special effects coordinator)
 1991 V.I. Warshawski (special effects coordinator)
 1990 The Rookie (special effects supervisor)
 1989 The War of the Roses (special effects supervisor)
 1989 Pink Cadillac (special effects)
 1989 Baywatch (TV Series) (special effects - 1 episode)
- Panic at Malibu Pier (1989) ... (special effects)
 1988 The Great Outdoors (special effects coordinator)
 1987 Throw Momma from the Train (special effects coordinator)
 1987 Baby Boom (special effects supervisor)
 1987 Gardens of Stone (special effects supervisor)
 1986 George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (TV Movie) (special effects)
 1986 Ruthless People (special effects coordinator)
 1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off (special effects coordinator)
 1986 Pretty in Pink (special effects)
 1985 Pee-wee's Big Adventure (special effects assistant)
 1985 Just One of the Guys (special effects)
 1985 The Sure Thing (special effects)
 1984 Flashpoint (special effects supervisor)
 1984 George Washington (TV Mini-Series) (special effects foreman - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... (special effects foreman)
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... (special effects foreman)
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... (special effects foreman)
 1983 Happy (TV Movie) (special effects)
 1983 Doctor Detroit (special effects supervisor)
 1983 Bring 'Em Back Alive (TV Series) (special effects - 3 episodes)
- Dead Run (1983) ... (special effects)
- The Hostage (1983) ... (special effects)
- The Shadow Women of Chung Tai (1983) ... (special effects)
 1982 White Dog (special effects supervisor)
 1981-1982 Today's F.B.I. (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 17 episodes)
- Tapper (1982) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Kidnap (1982) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Gulf Coast Murders (1982) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Bank Job (1982) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Surfacing (1982) ... (special effects supervisor)
 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series) (special effects - 1 episode)
- Working (1982) ... (special effects)
 1982 Cry for the Strangers (TV Movie) (special effects)
 1980 Airplane! (special effects)
 1980 Roadie (special effects)
 1979 A Vacation in Hell (TV Movie) (special effects)
 1979 Apocalypse Now (special effects technician - uncredited)
 1979 When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? (special effects)
 1978 Killers Matinee (Short) (special effects)
 1978 Starhops (special effects)
 1977 Space Academy (TV Series) (special effects - 15 episodes)
- Johnny Sunseed (1977) ... (special effects)
- Star Legend (1977) ... (special effects)
- Space Hookey (1977) ... (special effects)
- My Favorite Marcia (1977) ... (special effects)
- The Cheat (1977) ... (special effects)
 1977 Herowork (special effects)
 1977 Dog and Cat (TV Movie) (special effects supervisor)
 1977 The Hills Have Eyes (special effects)
 1977 Roots (TV Mini-Series) (special effects supervisor - 12 episodes)
- Part IX (1977) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Part IV (1977) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Part V (1977) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Part XI (1977) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Part VIII (1977) ... (special effects supervisor)
 1976 Steel Cowboy (TV Movie) (special effects)
 1976 The Gong Show (TV Series) (special effects technician - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.1 (1976) ... (special effects technician)
- Episode #1.34 (1976) ... (special effects technician)
- Episode #1.22 (1976) ... (special effects technician)
 1972 Return to Peyton Place (TV Series) (special effects coordinator - 1972-1974)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (17 credits)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

John R. Frazier

Did You Know?


While attending Canoga Park High School, Martin Luther King Jr spoke to the students. See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
Hey John frazieractorman
John Help me muratcan7555
Help Me muratcan7555
Discuss John Frazier on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page