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David Goyer

David Goyer was born as David G. Goyer. He is known for his work on Man of Steel (2013), X-Men 2 (2003) and Godzilla (2014). See full bio »
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 2014/I Seventh Son (rigging electrician)
 2014/I Big Eyes (generator operator - as Dave Goyer)
 2012-2014 Arrow (TV Series) (rigging electrician - 31 episodes)
- Unthinkable (2014) ... (rigging electrician)
- Streets of Fire (2014) ... (rigging electrician)
- City of Blood (2014) ... (rigging electrician)
- Seeing Red (2014) ... (rigging electrician)
- The Man Under the Hood (2014) ... (rigging electrician)
 2014 Godzilla (rigging electrician)
 2014 RoboCop (generator operator)
 2013 Arrow: Year One (TV Movie) (rigging electrician)
 2013 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (first generator operator)
 2013 Man of Steel (generator operator: Vancouver - as David G. Goyer)
 2013 Bates Motel (TV Series) (rigging electrician - 3 episodes)
- Midnight (2013) ... (rigging electrician - uncredited)
- The Man in Number 9 (2013) ... (rigging electrician - uncredited)
- Trust Me (2013) ... (rigging electrician - uncredited)
 2013 Red Widow (TV Series) (rigging electrician - 2 episodes)
- The Coke (2013) ... (rigging electrician)
- The Recorder (2013) ... (rigging electrician)
 2013 I Am Victor (TV Movie) (generator operator)
 2012 This Means War (rigging best boy - uncredited)
 2011 The Grey (generator operator)
 2011 Final Destination 5 (lamp operator)
 2011 A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner! (TV Movie) (lamp operator)
 2011 Sucker Punch (lamp operator)
 2011 Human Target (TV Series) (lamp operator - 1 episode)
- A Problem Like Maria (2011) ... (lamp operator)
 2008 Smallville (TV Series) (generator operator - 1 episode)
- Descent (2008) ... (generator operator - uncredited)
 2007 War (rigging lamp operator)
 2007 The Last Mimzy (lamp operator)
 2006/II Catch and Release (generator operator - uncredited)
 2005 Two for the Money (generator operator - as Dave Goyer)
 2005 Killer Instinct (TV Series) (generator operator)
 2005 The Exorcism of Emily Rose (generator operator - as Dave Goyer)
 2004 The Chronicles of Riddick (generator operator)
 2003 Elf (generator operator)
 2003 X-Men 2 (generator operator: second unit)
 2003 Hope Springs (generator operator)
 2002 The New Beachcombers (TV Movie) (generator operator)
 2002 The Santa Clause 2 (generator operator)
 2002 Insomnia (generator operator)
 2001 Trapped (TV Movie) (generator operator)
 2001 Cats & Dogs (generator operator)
 2001 Along Came a Spider (chief rigging electrician - as Dave Goyer)
 2001 Antitrust (rigging best boy)
 2000 Take Me Home: The John Denver Story (TV Movie) (generator operator)
 1998 Da Vinci's Inquest (TV Series) (generator operator)
 1997 Survival on the Mountain (TV Movie) (best boy electric)
 1997 Bliss (lamp operator)
 1996 Night Visitors (TV Movie) (best boy electric)
 1996 Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (TV Movie) (best boy lighting)
 1993 Madison (TV Series) (gaffer)
 1992 Saviour of the Soul II (gaffer) / (lighting technician)
 1990 Short Time (lamp operator)
 1990 Baby Blues (Short) (gaffer)
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Alternate Names:

Dave Goyer | David G. Goyer


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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