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Christopher Porter was born in Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada as Christopher David Porter. He is known for his work on Brokeback Mountain (2005), The Shipping News (2001) and The Man in the Iron Mask (1998). He has been married to Oona Menges since September 11, 1999. They have one child. He was previously married to Megan Follows. See full bio »

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Known For

Brokeback Mountain
Brokeback Mountain Camera and Electrical Department
The Shipping News
The Shipping News Camera and Electrical Department
The Man in the Iron Mask
The Man in the Iron Mask Camera and Electrical Department
Breaking the Waves
Breaking the Waves Camera and Electrical Department


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 2011 Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 2010/I Four Sisters (Short) (camera operator)
 2007 Poor Boy's Game (gaffer)
 2006 Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (TV Movie) (gaffer - as Christopher D. Porter)
 2006 Jesse Stone: Night Passage (TV Movie) (gaffer - as Christopher D. Porter)
 2005 Whole New Thing (lighting designer)
 2005 Brokeback Mountain (gaffer)
 2005 An Unfinished Life (chief lighting technician)
 2003 Coffee and Cigarettes (gaffer - segment "Twins")
 2002 Marion Bridge (gaffer)
 2002 Dirty Pretty Things (gaffer)
 2001 The Shipping News (chief lighting technician) / (gaffer)
 2001/I The Pledge (chief lighting technician)
 1999 Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (gaffer - as Chris Porter)
 1998/I The Man in the Iron Mask (chief lighting technician)
 1997 The Tango Lesson (gaffer)
 1996 Breaking the Waves (gaffer)
 1995 Beyond the Clouds (chief electrician)
 1995 Dead Man (gaffer)
 1995 The Underneath (additional camera operator) / (chief lighting technician)
 1995 Kids (gaffer)
 1993 When Pigs Fly (gaffer)
 1993 Mad Dog and Glory (gaffer)
 1991 Until the End of the World (gaffer)
 1990 Gate 2: The Trespassers (insert photographer)
 1990 Deep Sleep (gaffer)
 1989 Mystery Train (gaffer)
 1988-1989 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (lighting director - 12 episodes)
- The Cold Equations (1989) ... (lighting director)
- The Trunk (1988) ... (lighting director)
- 20/20 Vision (1988) ... (lighting director)
- The Call (1988) ... (lighting director)
- Our Selena Is Dying (1988) ... (lighting director)
 1987 Friday's Curse (TV Series) (gaffer - 5 episodes)
- Root of All Evil (1987) ... (gaffer)
- Shadow Boxer (1987) ... (gaffer)
- Doctor Jack (1987) ... (gaffer)
- The Great Montarro (1987) ... (gaffer)
- Hellowe'en (1987) ... (gaffer)
 1987 Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll (Documentary) (gaffer)
 1987 The Believers (best boy electric: Canada)
 1987 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (gaffer - 13 episodes)
- Deathmate (1987) ... (gaffer)
- World's Oldest Motive (1987) ... (gaffer)
- Tragedy Tonight (1987) ... (gaffer)
- The Final Twist (1987) ... (gaffer)
- The Specialty of the House (1987) ... (gaffer)
 1986 Down by Law (gaffer)
 1986 The Campbells (TV Series) (gaffer - 10 episodes)
- Rites of Passage (1986) ... (gaffer)
- Burning Cures (1986) ... (gaffer)
- Free and Clear (1986) ... (gaffer)
- To Love and Protect (1986) ... (gaffer)
- A Pig at Large (1986) ... (gaffer)
 1985 The Zoo Gang (best boy)
 1985 Def-Con 4 (gaffer - as Chris Porter)
 1985 Finnegan Begin Again (TV Movie) (best boy)
 1984 Crimes of Passion (best boy)
 1984 Body Rock (best boy)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Christopher D. Porter | Chris Porter

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Has 2 children: Lyla Anne Porter (born December 1991) aka Lyla Porter-Follows and Russel Porter-Follows (born 13 July 1994) with his ex-wife, Megan Follows. See more »

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