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Richard Portman

Portman entered the film industry in 1957, as a trainee at Columbia Pictures. In 1959 he joined the Samuel Goldwyn Studio as a junior engineer, rising to the position of Assistant Supervising Sound Recording Engineer. In 1970 he joined Robert Altman at the Lion's Gate facility, serving as Sound Director. He was instrumental in creating an entirely ... See full bio »
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Filmography

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 2004/II Volare (Short) (sound re-recording mixer)
 2003 Confessions of a Florist (sound re-recording mixer - as Dr. Zero)
 2003 Means to an End (Short) (sound re-recording mixer)
 2003 Foxhole (Short documentary) (post-production sound mixer)
 2003 On Six-Mile Pond (Short documentary) (sound re-recording mixer)
 1999 Gloria (sound re-recording mixer)
 1997 Critical Care (sound re-recording mixer)
 1996 Night Falls on Manhattan (sound re-recording engineer)
 1995 Forget Paris (sound re-recording mixer)
 1995 Dolores Claiborne (sound re-recording mixer)
 1995 The Fantasticks (sound re-recording mixer)
 1994 The Scout (sound re-recording mixer)
 1994 Wolf (sound re-recording mixer)
 1994 Brainscan (sound re-recording mixer)
 1994 The Air Up There (sound re-recording mixer)
 1993 The Pelican Brief (sound re-recording mixer)
 1993 Fatal Instinct (sound re-recording mixer)
 1993 Guilty as Sin (sound re-recording mixer)
 1993 Army of One (sound re-recording mixer)
 1993 Blood In, Blood Out (sound re-recording mixer)
 1992 Consenting Adults (sound re-recording mixer)
 1992 Citizen Cohn (TV Movie) (re-recording mixer)
 1992 Afterburn (TV Movie) (sound re-recording mixer)
 1992 The Babe (supervising re-recording mixer)
 1992 Article 99 (sound re-recording mixer)
 1992 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (sound re-recording mixer) / (sound re-recordist)
 1991 Off and Running (sound re-recording mixer)
 1991 Hard Promises (additional sound re-recording mixer)
 1991 Married to It (sound re-recording mixer)
 1991 Cast a Deadly Spell (TV Movie) (sound re-recording mixer)
 1991 Doc Hollywood (sound re-recording mixer)
 1991 The Summer My Father Grew Up (TV Movie) (sound re-recording mixer)
 1991 L.A. Story (sound re-recording mixer)
 1991 Run (sound re-recording mixer)
 1990 Presumed Innocent (sound re-recording mixer)
 1990 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (sound re-recording mixer - 2 episodes)
- The Thing from the Grave (1990) ... (sound re-recording mixer)
- Three's a Crowd (1990) ... (sound re-recording mixer)
 1990 Bad Influence (sound re-recording mixer)
 1990 Dark Angel (sound re-recording mixer)
 1990 Downtown (sound re-recording mixer)
 1989 Perfect Witness (TV Movie) (sound re-recording mixer)
 1989 Trenchcoat in Paradise (TV Movie) (sound re-recording mixer - as Richard R. Portman)
 1989 Ghosts Can't Do It (sound re-recording mixer)
 1989 The Heist (TV Movie) (sound re-recording mixer)
 1989 Night Game (sound re-recording mixer)
 1989 She's Back (sound re-recordist)
 1989 See No Evil, Hear No Evil (sound re-recording mixer)
 1989 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series) (sound re-recording mixer - 2 episodes)
- The Pig Woman of Sparta (1989) ... (sound re-recording mixer - as Richard R. Portman)
- Ladybug, Ladybug (1989) ... (sound re-recording mixer - as Richard R. Portman)
 1989 Paint It Black (sound re-recording mixer)
 1988 Far North (sound re-recording mixer)
 1988 Kansas (sound re-recording mixer)
 1988 Permanent Record (sound re-recording mixer)
 1988 The Moderns (sound re-recording mixer)
 1987 Prison (sound re-recording mixer)
 1987 Made in Heaven (sound re-recording mixer)
 1987 The Monster Squad (sound re-recording mixer)
 1987 Pals (TV Movie) (sound mixer)
 1987 Wisdom (sound re-recording mixer)
 1986 Hyper Sapien: People from Another Star (sound re-recording mixer)
 1986 The Wraith (dubbing mixer)
 1986 Good to Go (sound re-recording mixer)
 1986 Murphy's Law (sound re-recording mixer - as Dick Portman)
 1985 Trouble in Mind (sound re-recording mixer)
 1985 The Journey of Natty Gann (sound re-recording mixer)
 1985 The Black Cauldron (sound re-recording mixer)
 1985 Fletch (sound re-recording mixer - as Richard R. Portman)
 1985 Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (sound re-recording mixer)
 1984 The River (supervising re-recording mixer)
 1984 Frankenweenie (Short) (sound re-recording mixer)
 1984 Country (sound re-recording mixer)
 1984 Choose Me (sound re-recording mixer)
 1984 Fleshburn (sound recording mixer)
 1984 Splash (sound re-recording mixer)
 1983 Summerspell (sound re-recording mixer)
 1983 Mickey's Christmas Carol (Short) (sound re-recording mixer - uncredited)
 1983 El Norte (sound re-recording mixer)
 1983 Something Wicked This Way Comes (sound re-recording supervisor - as Richard R. Portman) / (special sound effects creator - as Richard R. Portman)
 1983 Trenchcoat (sound re-recording mixer)
 1982 Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann (head sound mixer)
 1982 The Strange Case of Mr. Donnybrook's Boredom (Short) (sound re-recording mixer)
 1981 On Golden Pond (rerecording mixer)
 1981 Body Heat (re-recording mixer)
 1981 The Fox and the Hound (sound re-recording mixer - uncredited)
 1981 American Pop (sound re-recordist)
 1981 Delusion (sound re-recording mixer)
 1980 Heaven's Gate (sound re-recording mixer - uncredited)
 1980 HealtH (sound re-recordist)
 1980 Resurrection (sound rerecordist)
 1980 Mr. Patman (dialogue re-recordist)
 1980 Coal Miner's Daughter (sound re-recordist)
 1980 The Last Married Couple in America (sound re-recording mixer)
 1979 Starting Over (re-recording mixer)
 1979 The Last Word (sound re-recordist)
 1979 Rich Kids (sound re-recording mixer)
 1979 A Perfect Couple (sound re-recording mixer)
 1979 Quintet (sound re-recordist)
 1978 The Deer Hunter (re-recording mixer)
 1978 The Children of Sanchez (sound re-recording mixer)
 1978 A Wedding (re-recordist)
 1978 The End (sound re-recording mixer)
 1978 Straight Time (sound re-recording mixer - as Dick Portman)
 1978 Remember My Name (sound re-recording mixer)
 1977 High Anxiety (re-recording mixer)
 1977 Looking for Mr. Goodbar (sound re-recordist)
 1977 March or Die (sound re-recording mixer)
 1977 New York, New York (sound re-recording mixer)
 1977 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (re-recording mixer)
 1977 3 Women (re-recording mixer)
 1977 The Domino Killings (sound re-recordist)
 1977 Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (TV Movie) (sound mixer)
 1977 Mr. Billion (sound re-recording mixer)
 1977 The Late Show (sound re-recording mixer)
 1976 The Town That Dreaded Sundown (sound re-recordist)
 1976 Welcome to L.A. (sound re-recording mixer)
 1976 Silent Movie (sound re-recording mixer)
 1976 Ode to Billy Joe (dubbing mixer)
 1976 Stay Hungry (sound re-recording mixer)
 1976 The River Niger (sound re-recording mixer)
 1976 Lipstick (sound recordist)
 1975 The Killer Elite (sound re-recordist)
 1975 Mahogany (sound re-recording mixer)
 1975 The Master Gunfighter (dubbing mixer)
 1975 Farewell, My Lovely (sound re-recording mixer - as Dick Portman)
 1975 Smile (rerecordist)
 1975 Murph the Surf (sound re-recording mixer)
 1975 Nashville (sound re-recording mixer)
 1975 Posse (sound re-recording mixer)
 1975 Funny Lady (sound re-recordist)
 1975 Queen of the Stardust Ballroom (TV Movie) (sound re-recordist)
 1974 Young Frankenstein (production rerecordist)
 1974 The Savage Is Loose (sound re-recordist)
 1974 California Split (dubbing mixer)
 1974 Together Brothers (sound re-recording mixer)
 1974 Mr. Majestyk (sound re-recordist)
 1974 The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (sound re-recording mixer)
 1974 Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (dubbing mixer)
 1974 Chosen Survivors (sound re-recordist)
 1974 Daisy Miller (sound re-recordist)
 1974 The Morning After (TV Movie) (sound re-recording mixer)
 1973 A Name for Evil (re-recordist)
 1973 The Day of the Dolphin (sound re-recording mixer)
 1973 Papillon (rerecordist)
 1973 The Last Detail (re-recordist)
 1973 Jonathan Livingston Seagull (sound re-recordist)
 1973 The Way We Were (re-recording)
 1973 Hit! (sound re-recording mixer)
 1973 Oklahoma Crude (sound re-recordist)
 1973 Paper Moon (re-recording)
 1973 Wattstax (Documentary) (dubbing mixer - uncredited)
 1973 Country Blue (sound) / (sound re-recording mixer)
 1972 Up the Sandbox (sound re-recordist)
 1972 The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (dubbing mixer)
 1972 The Getaway (sound re-recording mixer)
 1972 Man of La Mancha (sound)
 1972 Junior Bonner (sound re-recording mixer)
 1972 The Candidate (dubbing mixer)
 1972 The Honkers (sound re-recording mixer)
 1972 Hammersmith Is Out (sound re-recording mixer)
 1972 Buck and the Preacher (dubbing mixer)
 1972 The Godfather (re-recordist)
 1972 Silent Running (sound re-recordist)
 1972 The Cowboys (re-recording)
 1971 Harold and Maude (re-recordist)
 1971 The Organization (sound re-recordist)
 1971 Kotch (re-recording supervisor)
 1971 The Hired Hand (sound re-recordist)
 1971 Carnal Knowledge (sound re-recordist)
 1971 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (re-recording - as Dick Portman)
 1971 Man and Boy (sound re-recording mixer)
 1970 Little Big Man (sound re-recording mixer)
 1970 Little Fauss and Big Halsy (sound recordist)
 1970 WUSA (sound recordist)
 1970 Where's Poppa? (re-recording)
 1970 The Hawaiians (sound re-recordist)
 1970 The Landlord (sound re-recordist)
 1968 The Thomas Crown Affair (foley mixer - uncredited)
 1963 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (assistant foley artist - uncredited)
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Dick Portman | Richard R. Portman | Dr. Zero
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