Dean Cundey

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Dean Cundey reigns supreme as one of the best, most prolific, and talented cinematographers to ever grace celluloid with his often striking and accomplished photography. Cundey was born on March 12th, 1946, in Alhambra, California. One of his hobbies during his elementary school days was building miniature sets. Moreover, Cundey was an avid reader... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »


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Jurassic Park Cinematographer
Apollo 13 Cinematographer
Who Framed Roger Rabbit Cinematographer
Escape from New York Cinematographer


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  Motionless (Documentary) (pre-production)
  The Magic Shop (Short) (completed)
 2022 The Book of Boba Fett (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Chapter 4: The Gathering Storm (2022) ... (director of photography)
- Chapter 2: The Tribes of Tatooine (2022) ... (director of photography)
 2020 At Last (Short)
 2020 Anastasia
 2019 It's Not for You (Film A) (Short)
 2019 It's Not for You (Film B) (Short)
 2017 Weddings Inc. (Short)
 2017 Home Again (director of photography)
 2017 Slamma Jamma (director of photography)
 2016/I Stripped (Short)
 2016 Bad Timing (Short)
 2015 Diablo (director of photography)
 2015 The Girl in the Photographs (director of photography)
 2015 Control Your State (Short)
 2014/II Freedom (director of photography)
 2014 Sophia Grace & Rosie's Royal Adventure (Video) (director of photography)
 2013 Walking with the Enemy (director of photography)
 2012 Ten Men on the Field (Short) (interiors)
 2011/I Jack and Jill (director of photography)
 2011 To Beauty (Short)
 2011 Back for the Future (Short) (director of photography)
 2010 Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2010 The Spy Next Door (director of photography)
 2008 The Killers: Human (Music Video)
 2008 Camp Rock (TV Movie)
 2007/I Whisper (director of photography)
 2006 The Holiday (director of photography)
 2005 The West Wing (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Freedonia (2005)
 2004 Garfield (director of photography)
 2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action (director of photography)
 2001 The Face: Jesus in Art (Video documentary)
 2001 Religion & Ethics Newsweekly (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2000 What Women Want (director of photography)
 1999 Partners (TV Movie)
 1998 The Parent Trap (director of photography)
 1998 Krippendorf's Tribe (director of photography)
 1997 Flubber (director of photography)
 1995/I Apollo 13 (director of photography)
 1995 Casper (director of photography)
 1994 The Flintstones (director of photography)
 1993 Jurassic Park (director of photography)
 1992 Death Becomes Her (director of photography)
 1991 Hook (director of photography)
 1991 Michael & Mickey (Short)
 1990 Back to the Future Part III (director of photography)
 1989 Back to the Future Part II (director of photography)
 1989 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1989 Road House (director of photography)
 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit (director of photography)
 1988 Big Business (director of photography)
 1987 Project X (director of photography)
 1986 Big Trouble in Little China (director of photography)
 1985 Warning Sign (director of photography)
 1985 Back to the Future (director of photography)
  Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1981) (director of photography - 2 episodes, 1983 - 1984)
- Bird of Prey (1984) ... (director of photography)
- The Turn of the Tide (1983) ... (director of photography)
- A Glowing Future (1981)
- The Best Policy (1981)
 1984 Invitation to Hell (TV Movie)
 1984 Romancing the Stone (director of photography)
 1984 Amazons (TV Movie)
 1983 D.C. Cab (director of photography)
 1983 Psycho II (director of photography)
 1983 The Invisible Woman (TV Movie)
 1982 Citizen Soldier (Video) (as Dean Cundy)
 1982 Halloween III: Season of the Witch (director of photography)
 1982 The Thing (director of photography)
 1981 Halloween II (director of photography)
 1981 Jaws of Satan (director of photography)
 1981 Separate Ways
 1980 Without Warning (director of photography)
 1980 Galaxina (director of photography)
 1980 The Fog (director of photography)
 1979 Roller Boogie (director of photography)
 1979 Rock 'n' Roll High School (director of photography)
 1979 Angels' Brigade (director of photography)
 1978 The Kid from Not-So-Big (photographed by)
 1978 Halloween (director of photography)
 1978 Hi-Riders (director of photography)
 1977 Bare Knuckles (director of photography)
 1977 Satan's Cheerleaders (director of photography)
 1976 The Human Tornado (director of photography - as Gene Condie)
 1976 Black Shampoo (director of photography)
 1976 The Witch Who Came from the Sea (uncredited)
 1974 Where the Red Fern Grows (director of photography)
 1973 The No Mercy Man (director of photography)
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Alternate Names:

Gene Condie | Dean R. Cundey | Dean Cundy


Christopher Cundey

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For me, the special satisfaction in being a director of photography - you might even call it my private ego trip - is knowing that the work I do will live on after I'm gone. Most people have jobs in which the work disappears after they have performed it. I'm very fortunate to work in a profession which has lasting value. It gives me a unique form of immortality. It certainly isn't comparable to ... See more »


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