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Fred McKinnon (I) (1925–1999)

Fred McKinnon was born on November 23, 1925 in the USA. He is known for his work on Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983), The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978) and In Living Color (1990). He died on April 21, 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »


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Nominated for 9 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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Eddie Murphy: Delirious
Eddie Murphy: Delirious Camera and Electrical Department
The Star Wars Holiday Special
The Star Wars Holiday Special Camera and Electrical Department
In Living Color
In Living Color Camera and Electrical Department
David Frost Interviews Richard Nixon
David Frost Interviews Richard Nixon Camera and Electrical Department


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 1991-1994 In Living Color (TV Series) (lighting designer - 18 episodes)
- Sweet Tooth Jones (1994) ... (lighting designer)
- Infomercial Awards (1994) ... (lighting designer)
- Thugs (1994) ... (lighting designer)
- Mrs. Ikefire (1994) ... (lighting designer)
- The White League (1994) ... (lighting designer)
 1991 The 45th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lighting design: Seattle Remote Segment)
 1990 Christmas at Home (TV Movie documentary) (lighting director)
 1989 Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series) (lighting consultant - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 2 May 1989 (1989) ... (lighting consultant)
 1989 Late Night with David Letterman: 7th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) (lighting consultant)
 1987 Sam Kinison: Breaking the Rules (TV Special documentary) (lighting director - as Red McKinnon)
 1986 The Young Comedians All-Star Reunion (TV Special) (lighting director)
 1985 The Cracker Brothers (TV Movie) (lighting consultant)
 1983 Eddie Murphy: Delirious (TV Special documentary) (lighting director)
 1983 The Magic of David Copperfield V (TV Special) (lighting: Statue of Liberty)
 1982 I Love Liberty (TV Special) (lighting consultant)
 1982 Sinatra: Concert for the Americas (Video) (lighting director)
 1981 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (lighting - 1 episode)
- Walt Disney: One Man's Dream (1981) ... (lighting)
 1981 The Magic of David Copperfield IV: The Vanishing Airplane (TV Special) (location lighting director - uncredited)
 1981 Command Performance: The Stars Salute the President (TV Special documentary) (lighting director)
 1980 George Burns in Nashville (TV Special) (lighting consultant)
 1980 The Cheryl Ladd Special: Souvenirs (TV Movie) (lighting consultant)
 1979 Legends of the Superheroes (TV Series) (lighting consultant - 2 episodes)
- The Roast (1979) ... (lighting consultant - as Red McKinnon)
- The Challenge (1979) ... (lighting consultant - as Red McKinnon)
 1978 The Star Wars Holiday Special (TV Movie) (lighting)
 1978 Cinderella at the Palace (TV Special) (lighting director)
 1978 Happy Birthday, Bob (TV Special) (lighting director - as Red McKinnon)
 1978 Ringo (TV Movie) (lighting designer)
 1977 Happy Birthday, Las Vegas (TV Special) (lighting director)
 1977 Baby... I'm Back! (TV Series) (lighting consultant - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1977) ... (lighting consultant - as Red McKinnon)
 1977 David Frost Interviews Richard Nixon (TV Movie documentary) (lighting director)
 1976 Johnny Cash Christmas Special (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 1975 Alice Cooper: The Nightmare (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 1972 Timex All-Star Swing Festival (TV Special) (lighting consultant)
 1968 The Highlights of the Ice Capades 1968 (TV Movie documentary) (lighting director)
 1967 The JFK Conspiracy: The Case of Jim Garrison (TV Movie documentary) (lighting)
 1960 The Howdy Doody Show (TV Series) (lighting director - 1 episode)
- Clarabell's Big Surprise (1960) ... (lighting director)
 1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (lighting designer - 2 episodes)
- Web of Guilt (1958) ... (lighting designer)
- We Haven't Seen Her Lately (1958) ... (lighting designer)
 1954 Lady in the Dark (TV Movie) (lighting director)
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Red McKinnon

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