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Daryn Okada

Daryn Okada was born on January 2, 1960 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on Mean Girls (2004), American Reunion (2012) and Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008). He has been married to Cean Okada since December 28, 1986. They have one child. See full bio »

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Mean Girls
Mean Girls Cinematographer
American Reunion
American Reunion Cinematographer
Let's Be Cops
Let's Be Cops Cinematographer


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 2015 Scandal (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Rasputin (2015) ... (director of photography)
 2015/V Emma (Short)
  Castle (TV Series) (7 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (director of photography - 24 episodes, 2010 - 2015)
- Dead from New York (2015) ... (director of photography)
- In Plane Sight (2015) ... (director of photography)
- Sleeper (2015) ... (director of photography)
- Habeas Corpse (2015) ... (director of photography)
- At Close Range (2015) ... (director of photography)
 2014 Let's Be Cops
 2013 Franklin & Bash (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Control (2013)
- Freck (2013)
- By the Numbers (2013)
- Captain Johnny (2013)
- Good Lovin' (2013)
 2012 Made in Jersey (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Ridgewell (2012)
- Wingman (2012)
- Ancient History (2012)
- Payday (2012)
- Camelot (2012)
 2012 Movie 43 (director of photography - segment "The Proposition")
 2012 American Reunion (director of photography)
 2011 Switched at Birth (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- This Is Not a Pipe (2011) ... (director of photography)
 2009 The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (director of photography)
 2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (director of photography)
 2009 Eva Adams (TV Movie)
 2008 Baby Mama
 2007 Sex and Death 101 (director of photography)
 2006 Stick It
 2005 Just Like Heaven (director of photography)
 2004 Paparazzi (director of photography)
 2004 Mean Girls
 2002 Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat (Documentary)
 2001 Joe Somebody (director of photography)
 2001 Good Advice
 2001 Texas Rangers (director of photography)
 1999 Wasteland (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1999)
 1999 Lake Placid (director of photography)
 1998 Senseless
 1998 Dawson's Creek (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1998) ... (director of photography)
 1997 Céline Dion: The Concert (Video documentary)
 1997 Anna Karenina (director of photography)
 1997 Vanishing Point (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1996 A Mother's Instinct (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1996 Black Sheep (director of photography)
 1996 Big Bully (director of photography)
 1995 Reba: Starting Over (TV Movie documentary)
 1995 The Road (TV Series)
 1994 Separated by Murder (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1994 Eyes of Terror (TV Movie)
 1994 My Father the Hero (director of photography)
 1993 Airborne (director of photography)
 1992 Captain Ron (director of photography)
 1992 Boris and Natasha (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1991 In a Child's Name (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1991)
- Episode #1.1 (1991)
 1991 Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken (director of photography)
 1990 Blind Vengeance (TV Movie)
 1990 Punk Vacation (Video) (director of photography)
 1990 Elvis (TV Series)
 1988 Blind Curve
 1988 Phantasm II
 1984 Nomad Riders
 1984 Kidd Video (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- To Beat the Band (1984) ... (director of photography - live action segments)
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Daryn Akoda | Darryn Okada

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