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Emil Oster (1915–2001)

Emil Oster was born on December 17, 1915 in Akron, Ohio, USA. He is known for his work on Advise & Consent (1962), Love on a Rooftop (1966) and McCloud (1970). He died on November 2, 2001 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Advise & Consent
Advise & Consent Camera and Electrical Department
(1962)
Love on a Rooftop
Love on a Rooftop Cinematographer
(1966-1967)
McCloud
McCloud Cinematographer
(1973)
Drive a Crooked Road
Drive a Crooked Road Camera and Electrical Department
(1954)

Filmography

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 1986 Dynasty (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- The Ball (1986) ... (director of photography)
 1986 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series) (director of photography - 3 episodes)
- Dead Man's Gold (1986) ... (director of photography)
- Corned Beef and Carnage (1986) ... (director of photography)
- One White Rose for Death (1986) ... (director of photography)
 1985 International Airport (TV Movie)
  Finder of Lost Loves (TV Series) (1 episode, 1985) (director of photography - 1 episode, 1985)
- Mister Wonderful (1985) ... (director of photography)
- Tricks (1985)
 1985 T.J. Hooker (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- The Bribe (1985) ... (director of photography)
 1983-1984 After MASH (TV Series) (director of photography - 6 episodes)
- It Had to Be You (1984) ... (director of photography)
- All About Christmas Eve (1983) ... (director of photography)
- Sunday, Cruddy Sunday (1983) ... (director of photography)
- Little Broadcast of '53 (1983) ... (director of photography)
- Klinger vs. Klinger (1983) ... (director of photography)
 1982-1983 Square Pegs (TV Series) (director of photography - 3 episodes)
- The Stepanowicz Papers (1983) ... (director of photography)
- Square Pigskins (1982) ... (director of photography)
- Pac Man Fever (1982) ... (director of photography)
 1982 King's Crossing (TV Series)
 1981 Knots Landing (TV Series) (director of photography - 5 episodes)
- Squeezeplay (1981) ... (director of photography)
- Designs (1981) ... (director of photography)
- More Than Friends (1981) ... (director of photography)
- Man of the Hour (1981) ... (director of photography)
- Moments of Truth (1981) ... (director of photography)
 1976-1980 Family (TV Series) (director of photography - 36 episodes)
- Letting Go (1980) ... (director of photography)
- The Ties That Bind (1980) ... (director of photography)
- 'Tis the Season (1979) ... (director of photography)
- Ballerina (1979) ... (director of photography)
- Moment of Truth (1979) ... (director of photography)
 1980 When the Whistle Blows (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1979 The Power Within (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1978 Fantasy Island (TV Series) (director of photography - 6 episodes)
- Call Me Lucky/Torch Singer (1978) ... (director of photography)
- Fool for a Client/Double Your Pleasure (1978) ... (director of photography)
- King for a Day/Instant Family (1978) ... (director of photography)
- The Over the Hill Caper/Poof! You're a Movie Star (1978) ... (director of photography)
- Trouble, My Lovely/The Common Man (1978) ... (director of photography)
 1975-1976 The Waltons (TV Series) (director of photography - 29 episodes)
- The Collision (1976) ... (director of photography)
- The Fledgling (1976) ... (director of photography)
- The House (1976) ... (director of photography)
- The Quilting (1976) ... (director of photography)
- The Test (1976) ... (director of photography)
 1973-1974 Hec Ramsey (TV Series) (director of photography - 4 episodes)
- Only Birds and Fools (1974) ... (director of photography)
- Scar Tissue (1974) ... (director of photography)
- Dead Heat (1974) ... (director of photography)
- A Hard Road to Vengeance (1973) ... (director of photography)
 1973 McCloud (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- The Solid Gold Swingers (1973) ... (director of photography)
 1973 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1973 Tenafly (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1973) ... (director of photography)
 1973 Adam-12 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1972 Night Gallery (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- The Other Way Out (1972) ... (director of photography)
 1972 Family Flight (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1972 Movin' On (TV Movie)
 1972 Call Her Mom (TV Movie)
 1972 Brink of Disaster! (Short)
 1971 The Sheriff (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1971 Inside O.U.T. (TV Short)
 1971 The Feminist and the Fuzz (TV Movie)
 1970-1971 The Young Rebels (TV Series) (director of photography - 8 episodes)
- To Kill a Traitor (1971) ... (director of photography)
- Unbroken Chains (1970) ... (director of photography)
- The Infiltrator (1970) ... (director of photography)
- Dangerous Ally (1970) ... (director of photography)
- Stalemate (1970) ... (director of photography)
 1970 Nancy (TV Series) (1 episode)
  The Flying Nun (TV Series) (33 episodes, 1968 - 1970) (director of photography - 13 episodes, 1968 - 1970)
- Papa Carlos (1970)
 1968 Star Spangled Salesman (Documentary)
 1966-1967 Love on a Rooftop (TV Series) (director of photography - 28 episodes)
- Murder in Apartment D (1967) ... (director of photography)
- Debt of Gratitude (1967) ... (director of photography)
- One Too Many Cooks (1967) ... (director of photography)
- The Letter Bug (1967) ... (director of photography)
- The Sell Out (1967) ... (director of photography)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Emil Oster Jr.
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Trivia:

Had been a member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 1974.

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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