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Peter Salim (1939–1994)

Peter Salim was born on May 10, 1939 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Peter Michael Salim. He is known for his work on In the Heat of the Night (1988), Murder, She Wrote (1984) and All the President's Men (1976). He died on February 2, 1994 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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In the Heat of the Night
In the Heat of the Night Cinematographer
Murder, She Wrote
Murder, She Wrote Cinematographer
All the President's Men
All the President's Men Camera and Electrical Department
CHiPs Cinematographer


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 1991-1993 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series) (director of photography - 40 episodes)
- Love's Deadly Desire (1993) ... (director of photography)
- Ship of Thieves (1993) ... (director of photography)
- Lone Witness (1993) ... (director of photography)
- Dead to Rights (1993) ... (director of photography)
- The Big Kill (1993) ... (director of photography)
 1988-1991 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series) (director of photography - 63 episodes)
- A Turning (1991) ... (director of photography)
- No Other Road (1991) ... (director of photography)
- Just a Country Boy (1991) ... (director of photography)
- Laid to Waste (1991) ... (director of photography)
- Paper Castles (1991) ... (director of photography)
 1986-1988 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series) (36 episodes)
- Haunting (1988)
- McAllister (1988)
- Hawk's Eyes (1988)
- Watercolors (1988)
 1983 CHiPs (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Fast Company (1983)
- Firepower (1983)
- Brat Patrol (1983)
 1981-1982 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) (3 episodes)
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Alternate Names:

Peter Salem

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Survived by his children, Nonnie Seiger, Paul Salim and Siobhan Jones and grandchildren Chantelle Bengel, Peter Jones, and Kelsi Jones. See more »

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