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James W. Skotchdopole

James W. Skotchdopole is an assistant director and producer, known for Django Unchained (2012), Sleepless in Seattle (1993) and Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014). See full bio »
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 2005 Green Day: Bullet in a Bible (Video documentary) (first assistant director)
 2000 Sand (second assistant director)
 1996 The Fan (first assistant director)
 1995 Crimson Tide (first assistant director)
 1994 Mixed Nuts (first assistant director)
 1993 True Romance (first assistant director)
 1993 Sleepless in Seattle (first assistant director)
 1992 HouseSitter (first assistant director)
 1991 The Last Boy Scout (first assistant director)
 1991 What About Bob? (first assistant director)
 1990 Days of Thunder (first assistant director)
 1990/I Revenge (second assistant director - as James Skotchdopole)
 1989 Dead Bang (second assistant director - as James Skotchdopole)
 1988 Scrooged (second assistant director)
 1988 Moon Over Parador (second assistant director)
 1988 Biloxi Blues (second assistant director)
 1987 The Believers (second assistant director: New York - as Jim Skotchdopole)
 1987 The Untouchables (second assistant director)
 1987 Ishtar (second assistant director)
 1987 Mannequin (second assistant director - as James Skotchdopole)
 1986 Brighton Beach Memoirs (second assistant director)
 1986 The Money Pit (second assistant director)
 1985 A Chorus Line (second assistant director)
 1985 Turk 182! (second assistant director)
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Alternate Names:

James Skotchdopole | Jim Skotchdopole

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Son of Walter Skotchdopole.

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