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Allen Daviau


Allen Daviau was born on June 14, 1942 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as John Allen Daviau. He is a cinematographer, known for E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Empire of the Sun (1987) and The Color Purple (1985). See full bio »

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Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Cinematographer
(1982)
Empire of the Sun Cinematographer
(1987)
The Color Purple Cinematographer
(1985)
Congo Cinematographer
(1995)

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 2010 Ringling's Caravan (Video short)
 2010 The Caretaker 3D (Short)
 2008 Digital Video Essentials: HD Basics (Video documentary) (special sequences)
 2004 How to Be a Hollywood Player in Less Than Ten Minutes (Short) (director of photography)
 2004 Van Helsing (director of photography)
 2004 ASC-DCI StEM (Short)
 2004 Olive or Twist 2004 (Documentary)
 2003 Digital Video Essentials (Video documentary)
 2002 The Routine (Short)
 2002 New Gladiators (Documentary)
 2001 Faith Hill: There You'll Be (Video short)
 2001/I Sweet (Short)
 2000 The Translator (Short)
 2000 A Perfect Circle: Judith (Video short)
 2000 The Tigger Movie (director of photography: Simex Digital Studios)
 1995 Congo
 1994 Meat Loaf: Bat Out of Hell II - Picture Show (Video) (director of photography - music video "Objects in the Rear View Mirror May Appear Closer Than They Are")
 1993 Fearless (director of photography)
 1991 Bugsy (director of photography)
 1991 Defending Your Life (director of photography)
 1990 Avalon (director of photography)
 1987 Harry and the Hendersons (director of photography)
 1985 The Doors: Dance on Fire (Video documentary) (director of photography - video "LA Woman")
 1985 The Color Purple (director of photography)
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Ghost Train (1985) ... (director of photography)
 1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie (segment "2, 4")
 1983 Legs (TV Movie)
 1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (director of photography)
 1980 Rage! (TV Movie)
 1980 The Boy Who Drank Too Much (TV Movie)
 1979 The Streets of L.A. (TV Movie)
 1975 Names of Sin (Short)
 1971 Mooch Goes to Hollywood (TV Movie)
 1971 Say Goodbye (Documentary)
 1968 Amblin' (Short) (photographed by)
 1967 Laudate (Short)
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Director of photography for Aerosmith music video "Falling in Love (Is Hard on the Knees)" (1997). See more »

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Cousin of bestselling author Anne Rice. See more »

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