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Brent Lon Hershman (1961–1997)

Brent Lon Hershman died in a car accident on March 6, 1997, driving home after working about 19 hours on the set of Pleasantville (1998). This prompted his wife, Deborah Hershman to pass a petition around to change set practices, and curtail the workday to a maximum of 14 hours. Filmaker Haskell Wexler, moved by his associate's death, directed and... See full bio »


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 1998 Pleasantville (second assistant camera: "a" camera)
 1997 A Thousand Acres (second assistant camera: "a" camera)
 1996 That Thing You Do! (second assistant camera)
 1996 Eye for an Eye (camera loader)
 1995 Grumpier Old Men (second assistant camera)
 1995 Devil in a Blue Dress (loader - as Brent Lon Herschman)
 1995 Congo (assistant photographer: second unit)
 1994 The Getaway (film loader)
 1993 Indecent Proposal (camera loader)
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 1991 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (assistant: Ms. Breton)
 1990 Dick Tracy (production assistant)
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 1998 Pleasantville (dedicatee)

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