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Roger Payne was born in 1935 in New York, USA. He has been married to Lisa Harrow since 1991. He was previously married to Katharine Boynton. See full bio »


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 1997 Whales: An Unforgettable Journey (Documentary short)
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 1997 Whales: An Unforgettable Journey (Documentary short) (writer)
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 2005 Nature (TV Series documentary) (sound - 1 episode)
- Killers in Eden (2005) ... (sound)
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 1971 Blue Water, White Death (Documentary) ("Songs of the Humpback Whale")
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 2014 Red Knot (marine biologist)
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 2010 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- Into the Deep: America, Whaling & the World (2010) ... (special thanks)
 2009 The Cove (Documentary) (special thanks: Ocean Alliance)
 1986 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (acknowledgment: Humpback whale sounds courtesy of)
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 2014 Red Knot
 2009 The Cove (Documentary)
 2006 Planet Earth: The Future (TV Series documentary)
- Living Together (2006) ... Himself (as Dr. Roger Payne)
- Into the Wilderness (2006) ... Himself (as Dr. Roger Payne)
- Saving Species (2006) ... Himself (as Dr. Roger Payne)
 2006 Gaia Symphony VI (Documentary)
 2005 A Life Among Whales (Documentary)
 1998 The Making of 'Whales' (Video documentary short)
 1995 Ocean Planet (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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 1992 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
- Episode dated 13 April 1992 (1992) ... Himself (as Dr. Roger Payne)

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Dr. Roger Payne

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Whale biologist who has spent the better time of his adult life studying and protecting whales. His work on whale conservation laid the foundation for the save-the-whales campaign, one of the first popular environmental movements to take hold in mainstream America. See more »

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