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Bill Varney (1934–2011)

Bill Varney was born on January 22, 1934 in Beverly, Massachusetts, USA as Harold William Varney. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Back to the Future (1985) and Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). He was married to Suzanne Varney. He died on April 2, 2011 in Fairhope, Alabama, USA. See full bio »

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(age 77) in Fairhope, Alabama, USA

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 1996 DragonHeart (sound re-recording mixer)
 1991 V.I. Warshawski (sound re-recording consultant)
 1989 The Dream Team (supervising sound re-recording mixer)
 1989 Troop Beverly Hills (supervising sound re-recording mixer)
 1988 Heartbreak Hotel (sound mixing supervisor)
 1988 The Great Outdoors (supervising sound re-recording mixer)
 1987 *batteries not included (supervising sound re-recording mixer)
 1987 Hiding Out (sound re-recording supervisor)
 1987 Harry and the Hendersons (supervising sound re-recording mixer)
 1986 Tough Guys (supervising sound re-recording mixer)
 1986 'night, Mother (supervising sound re-recording mixer)
 1986 Legal Eagles (sound re-recording mixer)
 1986 Sweet Liberty (sound re-recording mixer)
 1986 The Money Pit (sound re-recording mixer)
 1985 Young Sherlock Holmes (sound re-recording mixer)
 1985 Back to the Future (re-recording mixer)
 1985 The Goonies (sound re-recording mixer)
 1985 Gotcha! (sound re-recording mixer)
 1985 Stick (sound re-recording mixer - uncredited)
 1985 The Last Dragon (sound re-recording mixer) / (sound recordist - uncredited)
 1984 Dune (sound re-recording mixer)
 1984 Mass Appeal (sound mixer)
 1984 Starman (re-recording mixer)
 1984 Firstborn (sound re-recording mixer)
 1984 Cannonball Run II (sound re-recordist)
 1984 Gremlins (sound re-recording mixer)
 1984 Firestarter (sound re-recording mixer)
 1984 Iceman (sound re-recording mixer)
 1984 The Hotel New Hampshire (sound re-recordist)
 1984 Surf II (sound re-recording mixer)
 1983 To Be or Not to Be (sound re-recording mixer)
 1983 The Dead Zone (sound re-recording mixer)
 1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie (sound re-recording mixer)
 1983 The Survivors (sound re-recording mixer)
 1983 The Man with Two Brains (sound re-recording mixer)
 1983 China Lake (Short) (sound re-recording mixer)
 1983 Fire and Ice (sound re-recording mixer)
 1983 The Black Stallion Returns (sound re-recording mixer)
 1982 Airplane II: The Sequel (sound re-recording mixer)
 1982 Halloween III: Season of the Witch (re-recording mixer)
 1982 My Favorite Year (rerecording mixer)
 1982 The Entity (sound re-recording mixer)
 1982 The Thing (sound re-recordist)
 1982 Poltergeist (re-recording mixer)
 1982 Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (sound re-recording mixer)
 1982 The Beast Within (sound re-recording mixer)
 1981 Halloween II (sound re-recording mixer)
 1981 Only When I Laugh (sound mixer)
 1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark (sound re-recordist)
 1981 Escape from New York (sound re-recording mixer)
 1981 This Is Elvis (sound re-recording mixer)
 1981 The Postman Always Rings Twice (sound re-recording mixer)
 1980 The Jazz Singer (sound re-recording mixer)
 1980 Ordinary People (re-recording mixer)
 1980 The Earthling (sound re-recording mixer)
 1980 Sitting Ducks (sound re-recording mixer)
 1980 The Black Marble (dubbing mixer)
 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (supervising re-recording mixer)
 1979 The Black Stallion (sound re-recording mixer)
 1979 10 (sound re-recording mixer)
 1979 Something Short of Paradise (sound re-recording engineer)
 1979 More American Graffiti (sound re-recording mixer)
 1979 The Wanderers (post-production sound mixer)
 1979 The Kids Are Alright (Documentary) (sound re-recording engineer)
 1979 An Almost Perfect Affair (sound mixer)
 1979 Hair (sound re-recording mixer)
 1978 Moment by Moment (sound re-recording mixer)
 1978 Stony Island (sound mixer)
 1978 The Lord of the Rings (sound re-recording mixer)
 1978 Paradise Alley (sound re-recordist)
 1978 Almost Summer (sound)
 1978 The Magic of Lassie (sound re-recording mixer)
 1978 Animal House (sound re-recording mixer)
 1978 Grease (re-recording mixer)
 1978 The Last Waltz (Documentary) (sound re-recording mixer)
 1978 Fingers (sound re-recording mixer)
 1977 Opening Night (sound mixer)
 1977 Heroes (sound)
 1977 Tracks (sound re-recording mixer)
 1977 Roots (TV Mini-Series) (sound mixer - 1 episode)
- Part I (1977) ... (sound mixer)
 1976 Assault on Precinct 13 (sound re-recordist)
 1976 Drum (sound re-recording mixer)
 1974 Three the Hard Way (sound re-recording mixer)
 1973 Interval (sound re-recording mixer)
 1972 Avanti! (sound re-recordist - as William Varney)
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