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Bill Swearingen (1937–2017)

Bill Swearingen was born on July 24, 1937 in Hollywood, Florida, USA. He is known for his work on Peyton Place (1964), Grease (1978) and Happy Days (1974). He was married to Terri Mondi. He died on February 15, 2017 in Fresno, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Peyton Place
Peyton Place Camera and Electrical Department
(1968-1969)
Grease
Grease Camera and Electrical Department
(1978)
Happy Days
Happy Days Camera and Electrical Department
(1974)
The Master Gunfighter
The Master Gunfighter Camera and Electrical Department
(1975)

Filmography

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 1986 The Supernaturals (assistant camera: second unit - as William A. Swearingen)
 1981-1982 Falcon Crest (TV Series) (camera operator - 19 episodes)
- Ultimate Answers (1982) ... (camera operator - uncredited)
- Penultimate Questions (1982) ... (camera operator - uncredited)
- The Good, the Bad, and the Profane (1982) ... (camera operator - uncredited)
- Heir Apparent (1982) ... (camera operator - uncredited)
- House of Cards (1982) ... (camera operator - uncredited)
 1980 Rockshow (Documentary) (camera operator)
 1979 Spider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge (TV Movie) (camera operator - as William Swearingen)
 1979 The Amazing Spider-Man (TV Series) (camera operator - 2 episodes)
- The Chinese Web: Part 2 (1979) ... (camera operator - as William Swearingen)
- The Chinese Web: Part 1 (1979) ... (camera operator - as William Swearingen)
 1978-1979 Mork & Mindy (TV Series) (camera operator - 14 episodes)
- Mork's Best Friend (1979) ... (camera operator)
- It's a Wonderful Mork (1979) ... (camera operator)
- Mork Runs Down (1979) ... (camera operator)
- In Mork We Trust (1979) ... (camera operator)
- Mork's Night Out (1979) ... (camera operator)
 1979 Wings Over the World (TV Movie documentary) (camera)
 1978-1979 The Waltons (TV Series) (camera operator - 12 episodes)
- The Outsider (1979) ... (camera operator)
- The Legacy (1979) ... (camera operator)
- The Attack (1979) ... (camera operator)
- The Pin-Up (1979) ... (camera operator)
- The Burden (1979) ... (camera operator)
 1978 Grease (camera operator - uncredited)
 1977 Another Man, Another Chance (operator - uncredited)
 1976 The Bionic Woman (TV Series) (assistant camera - 1 episode)
- Jaime's Mother (1976) ... (assistant camera)
 1975 The Master Gunfighter (camera assistant)
 1974 Earthquake (assistant camera - uncredited)
 1974 Happy Days (TV Series) (camera operator - 16 episodes)
- Be the First on Your Block (1974) ... (camera operator)
- Knock Around the Block (1974) ... (camera operator)
- The Best Man (1974) ... (camera operator)
- Great Expectations (1974) ... (camera operator)
- In the Name of Love (1974) ... (camera operator)
 1974 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series) (assistant camera - 13 episodes)
- Run, Steve, Run (1974) ... (assistant camera)
- The Coward (1974) ... (assistant camera)
- Burning Bright (1974) ... (assistant camera)
- The Last of the Fourth of Julys (1974) ... (assistant camera)
- Dr. Wells Is Missing (1974) ... (assistant camera)
 1970 Airport (assistant camera - uncredited)
 1967-1969 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series) (assistant camera - 50 episodes)
- Three Stand Together (1969) ... (assistant camera - uncredited)
- The Man Who Killed Jim Sonnett (1969) ... (assistant camera - uncredited)
- The Sodbuster (1969) ... (assistant camera - uncredited)
- One Angry Juror (1969) ... (assistant camera - uncredited)
- The Trial (1969) ... (assistant camera - uncredited)
 1968-1969 Peyton Place (TV Series) (assistant camera - 54 episodes)
- Episode #5.54 (1969) ... (assistant camera)
- Episode #5.53 (1969) ... (assistant camera)
- Episode #5.52 (1969) ... (assistant camera)
- Episode #5.51 (1969) ... (assistant camera)
- Episode #5.50 (1969) ... (assistant camera)
 1968 CBS News Special Report: The Shooting of Robert F. Kennedy (TV Movie) (assistant camera)
 1966-1967 National Geographic Specials (TV Series documentary) (assistant camera - 2 episodes)
- Winged World (1967) ... (assistant camera)
- The Hidden World of Insects (1966) ... (assistant camera)
 1967 Will Penny (assistant camera - uncredited)
 1966 The Legend of Marilyn Monroe (Documentary) (assistant camera - uncredited)
 1966 Daktari (TV Series) (assistant camera - 18 episodes)
- Judy and the Gunrunners (1966) ... (assistant camera)
- Wall of Flames: Part 2 (1966) ... (assistant camera)
- Wall of Flames: Part 1 (1966) ... (assistant camera)
- Judy and the Hyena (1966) ... (assistant camera)
- The Hostages (1966) ... (assistant camera)
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William A. Swearingen | William Swearingen
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