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Russell Carpenter was born on December 9, 1950 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Russell Paul Carpenter. He is known for his work on Avatar 2 (2022), Titanic (1997) and Ant-Man (2015). See full bio »

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Avatar 2 Cinematographer
Titanic Cinematographer
Ant-Man Cinematographer
True Lies Cinematographer


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 2019 Noelle
 2017 xXx: Return of Xander Cage (director of photography)
 2015 Parched (director of photography)
 2015 Ant-Man (director of photography)
 2015/I Return to Sender
 2014 Sins of the Father (Short)
 2014 Beyond the Reach (director of photography)
 2014 Locker 13
 2013 Guilty (TV Movie)
 2013 Jobs (director of photography)
 2012 This Means War (director of photography)
 2011 A Little Bit of Heaven (director of photography)
 2010 Killers (director of photography)
 2009 The Ugly Truth (director of photography)
 2009 Locker 13: Down and Out (Short)
 2008 21 (director of photography)
 2007 Awake (director of photography)
 2007 Lucifer (Short) (director of photography)
 2006 Women in Law (TV Series)
 2004 Noel (director of photography)
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (director of photography)
 2001 Shallow Hal (director of photography)
 2000 Charlie's Angels (director of photography)
 1998 The Negotiator (director of photography)
 1997 Titanic (director of photography)
 1997 Money Talks (director of photography)
 1997 Michael Jackson's Ghosts (Short)
 1996 Ghosts (Short)
 1996 T2 3-D: Battle Across Time (Video short) (live action)
 1995 The Indian in the Cupboard (director of photography)
 1994 True Lies
 1993 Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman (TV Movie)
 1993 Hard Target
 1992 Pet Sematary II (director of photography)
 1991 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Road Trip (1991)
- Buster (1991)
- Courage (1991)
 1991 The Perfect Weapon (director of photography)
 1990 Redlands (Video short)
 1990 Death Warrant
 1990 Solar Crisis (director of photography - as Russ Carpenter)
 1988 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- No Means No (1988) ... (director of photography)
 1988 Cameron's Closet (director of photography)
 1988 Critters 2 (director of photography)
 1988 Lady in White (director of photography)
 1987 Rolling Stone Presents Twenty Years of Rock & Roll (TV Movie documentary) (director of photography)
 1985 The Lemon Grove Incident (TV Movie documentary)
 1984 Sole Survivor (as Russ Carpenter)
 1978 Better Safe Than Sorry (Documentary short)
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