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Ralph Gerling (1924–1996)


Society of Operating Cameramen, (SOC) Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award (1995)

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Known For

The Godfather: Part II
The Godfather: Part II Camera and Electrical Department
All the President's Men
All the President's Men Camera and Electrical Department
The Conversation
The Conversation Camera and Electrical Department
The Outsiders
The Outsiders Camera and Electrical Department


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 1992 Stay Tuned (camera operator)
 1991-1992 P.S.I. Luv U (TV Series) (camera operator - 13 episodes)
- The Chameleon (1992) ... (camera operator: "a" camera)
- A Bundle of Trouble (1992) ... (camera operator: "a" camera)
- There Goes the Neighbourhood (1991) ... (camera operator: "a" camera)
- I'd Kill to Direct (1991) ... (camera operator: "a" camera - uncredited)
- Where There's a Will, There's a Dani (1991) ... (camera operator: "a" camera)
 1990 Narrow Margin (camera operator)
 1989 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1989) ... (camera operator)
 1989 In Country (camera operator)
 1989 Quantum Leap (TV Series) (camera operator)
 1988 Where the Hell's That Gold?!!? (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1988 The Presidio (camera operator)
 1988 Biloxi Blues (camera operator)
 1986 Running Scared (camera operator - as Ralph R. Gerling)
 1986 A Winner Never Quits (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1985 The Colbys (TV Series) (camera operator)
 1985 North and South (TV Mini-Series) (camera operator)
 1985 Agnes of God (camera operator)
 1984 2010 (camera operator - as Ralph R. Gerling)
 1984 A Soldier's Story (camera operator)
 1984 Boys in Blue (TV Movie) (camera operator - as Ralph R. Gerling)
 1983 The Man Who Loved Women (camera operator)
 1983 Memorial Day (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1983 Brainstorm (camera operator)
 1983 The Star Chamber (camera operator)
 1983 The Outsiders (camera operator: second unit)
 1983 Deadly Lessons (TV Movie) (camera operator - as Ralph R. Gerling)
 1982 The Blue and the Gray (TV Mini-Series) (camera operator - 3 episodes)
- Part 3 (1982) ... (camera operator)
- Part 2 (1982) ... (camera operator)
- Part 1 (1982) ... (camera operator)
 1982 O'Hara's Wife (camera operator)
 1981 Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige (TV Movie) (camera operator - as Ralph Girling)
 1980 Resurrection (camera operator)
 1980 Up the Academy (camera operator)
 1980 Carny (camera operator)
 1980 Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (TV Movie) (camera operator) / (camera operator: second unit)
 1980 Foxes (camera operator)
 1979 Steel (camera operator)
 1979 A Force of One (camera operator)
 1978 Born Again (camera operator)
 1978 Convoy (camera operator)
 1977 The Turning Point (camera operator)
 1977 The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (camera operator)
 1976 The Enforcer (camera operator)
 1976 Alex & the Gypsy (camera operator)
 1976 St. Ives (camera operator - as Ralph Girling)
 1976 All the President's Men (camera operator)
 1975 Breakheart Pass (camera operator)
 1975 The Drowning Pool (camera operator)
 1975 Breakout (assistant camera - uncredited)
 1974 The Godfather: Part II (camera operator)
 1974 Mixed Company (camera operator - uncredited)
 1974 The Conversation (camera operator)
 1974 McQ (camera operator)
 1973 The Way We Were (camera operator - uncredited)
 1973 Steelyard Blues (camera operator)
 1972 Thumb Tripping (camera operator)
 1972 Skyjacked (camera operator - as Ralph R. Gerling)
 1972 The Bob Hope Vietnam Christmas Show (TV Special) (camera operator)
 1971 Support Your Local Gunfighter (camera operator - as Ralph Gurling)
 1970 Fools (camera operator)
 1970 Little Big Man (camera operator)
 1970 Dirty Dingus Magee (camera operator - uncredited)
 1969 Medium Cool (camera operator - uncredited)
 1969 The Rain People (camera operator)
 1968 The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (camera operator)
 1968 The Thomas Crown Affair (camera operator)
 1967 In the Heat of the Night (camera operator - uncredited)
 1966 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (camera operator - uncredited)
 1965 Inside Daisy Clover (assistant camera - uncredited)
 1965 The Loved One (first assistant camera)
 1963 America America (assistant camera)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Ralph R. Gerling | Ralph Girling | Ralph Gurling

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Society of Operating Cameramen, (SOC) Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award (1995)

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