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Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 1984.

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Known For

Lou Grant
Lou Grant Cinematographer
(1977-1982)
Family Ties
Family Ties Cinematographer
(1985-1989)
The Popcorn Kid
The Popcorn Kid Cinematographer
(1987)
The Gumball Rally
The Gumball Rally Camera and Electrical Department
(1976)

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 1998-1999 The Nanny (TV Series) (director of photography - 22 episodes)
- The Finale: Part 2 (1999) ... (director of photography)
- The Finale: Part 1 (1999) ... (director of photography)
- The Baby Shower (1999) ... (director of photography)
- Maggie's Wedding (1999) ... (director of photography)
- Yetta's Letters (1999) ... (director of photography)
 1997 You Wish (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Jillions of Gillians (1997) ... (director of photography - as Robert Liu)
 1996-1997 The Steve Harvey Show (TV Series) (director of photography - 6 episodes)
- Can't Buy Me Love (1997) ... (director of photography)
- Love with Interest (1997) ... (director of photography)
- The Rock (1996) ... (director of photography)
- Mr. Hightower's Opus (1996) ... (director of photography)
- Dead Dog Walking (1996) ... (director of photography)
 1994 The Martin Short Show (TV Series)
 1990 City (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Another One Died on the Steps Last Night (1990) ... (as Robert Liu)
- Family Business (1990) ... (as Robert Liu)
  Doctor Doctor (TV Series) (1 episode, 1989) (director of photography - 1 episode, 1989)
- The Palumbo Affair (1989) ... (director of photography)
 1985-1989 Family Ties (TV Series) (director of photography - 100 episodes)
- Alex Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1989) ... (director of photography)
- Mr. Keaton Takes a Vacation (1989) ... (director of photography)
- Wrap Around the Clock (1989) ... (director of photography)
- Rain Forests Keep Fallin' on My Head (1989) ... (director of photography)
- They Can't Take That Away from Me: Part 2 (1989) ... (director of photography)
 1988 Day by Day (TV Series) (director of photography - 13 episodes)
- The Field Trip (1988) ... (director of photography)
- Do You Think I'm Sexy? (1988) ... (director of photography)
- The Age of Dinosaurs (1988) ... (director of photography)
- Life at a Glance (1988) ... (director of photography)
- How Now, Dow Jones (1988) ... (director of photography)
 1987 The Popcorn Kid (TV Series) (director of photography - 5 episodes)
- A Car, a House, a Mouse and a Louse (1987) ... (director of photography)
- A Day in the Life of Ed Asner (1987) ... (director of photography)
- The Break-Up (1987) ... (director of photography)
- Career Day (1987) ... (director of photography)
- There She Is, Vic Damone (1987) ... (director of photography - as Robert Liu)
 1986 Newhart (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Utley, Can You Spend a Dime? (1986) ... (director of photography)
 1985 Rocco's Star (TV Movie)
 1985 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- You Don't Hear the One That Gets You (1985) ... (director of photography)
 1984 1st & Ten: The Championship (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1984 The Duck Factory (TV Series) (director of photography - 13 episodes)
- Call Me Responsible (1984) ... (director of photography)
- You Always Love the One You Hurt (1984) ... (director of photography)
- The Children's Half-Hour (1984) ... (director of photography)
- The Duck Stops Here (1984) ... (director of photography)
- It Didn't Happen One Night (1984) ... (director of photography)
 1979-1982 Lou Grant (TV Series) (director of photography - 68 episodes)
- Charlie (1982) ... (director of photography)
- Victims (1982) ... (director of photography)
- Beachhead (1982) ... (director of photography)
- Suspect (1982) ... (director of photography)
- Unthinkable (1982) ... (director of photography)
 1979 Stop Susan Williams (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Thundering Doom (1979)
 1979 The Curse of Dracula (TV Series)
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