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Gayne Rescher (1924–2008)

Gayne Rescher was born on December 19, 1924 in New York City, New York, USA as Jay Gayne Rescher. He is known for his work on Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982), Lucky Chances (1990) and Shooter (1988). He was married to Gail Ferguson, Darlene Agnes Keane and Ottilie Kruger. He died on February 29, 2008 in Gig Harbor, Washington, USA. See full bio »

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Lucky Chances Cinematographer
Shooter Cinematographer
Murder Me, Murder You Cinematographer


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 1997 Melanie Darrow (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1994 Breathing Lessons (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1992 Nightmare in the Daylight (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1992 A Taste for Killing (TV Movie)
 1990 Lucky Chances (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1990)
- Episode #1.2 (1990)
- Episode #1.1 (1990)
 1990 Follow Your Heart (TV Movie)
 1989 Single Women Married Men (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1989 The Nutt House (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1989) ... (director of photography)
 1989 Get Smart, Again! (TV Movie)
 1988 Shooter (TV Movie)
 1988 Side by Side (TV Movie)
 1988 Windmills of the Gods (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1988)
- Episode #1.1 (1988)
 1987 In Love and War (TV Movie)
 1987 Love Among Thieves (TV Movie)
 1986 Promise (TV Movie)
 1986 There Must Be a Pony (TV Movie)
 1986 Between Two Women (TV Movie)
 1986 Dress Gray (TV Mini-Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... (director of photography)
 1985 Toughlove (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1985 Right to Kill? (TV Movie)
  Space (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes, 1985) (director of photography - 1 episode, 1985)
- Part IV (1985) ... (director of photography)
- Part III (1985)
- Part II (1985)
 1985 A Bunny's Tale (TV Movie)
 1984 Crazy Like a Fox (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1984)
 1984 Boys in Blue (TV Movie)
 1983 The Day After (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1983 Murder Me, Murder You (TV Movie)
 1982 Something So Right (TV Movie)
 1982 Honeyboy (TV Movie)
 1982 Sister, Sister (TV Movie)
 1982 The Legend of Walks Far Woman (TV Movie)
 1981 Hardcase (TV Movie)
 1981 My Strange Uncle (Documentary short)
 1981 The Princess and the Cabbie (TV Movie)
 1981 Bitter Harvest (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1981 The Pride of Jesse Hallam (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1980 The Silent Lovers (TV Movie)
 1980 The Scarlett O'Hara War (TV Movie)
 1980 This Year's Blonde (TV Movie)
 1980 Angel on My Shoulder (TV Movie)
 1979 Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (TV Movie)
 1979 Dummy (TV Movie)
 1978 A Christmas to Remember (TV Movie)
 1978 Pearl (TV Mini-Series)
 1978 Betrayal (TV Movie)
 1978 Just Me and You (TV Movie)
 1978 To Kill a Cop (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1977 Deadly Game (TV Movie)
 1977 The Girl in the Empty Grave (TV Movie)
 1977 Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1977 Something for Joey (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1977 A Circle of Children (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1975 Beyond the Bermuda Triangle (TV Movie)
 1975 Crime Club (TV Movie)
 1975 A Shadow in the Streets (TV Movie)
 1974 Love Is Not Forever (TV Movie)
 1974 Sons and Daughters (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- The Tryst (1974) ... (director of photography)
 1974 The Great Niagara (TV Movie)
 1974 Claudine
 1974 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Chapel of the Damned (1974) ... (director of photography)
 1973 The Third Girl from the Left (TV Movie)
 1973 Search (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- The 24 Carat Hit (1973) ... (director of photography)
 1971 Such Good Friends (photographed by)
 1971 A New Leaf
 1969 John and Mary (director of photography)
  Seaway (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1965 - 1966) (director of photography - 5 episodes, 1965 - 1966)
- Over the Falls (1966)
- Trial by Fire (1966) ... (director of photography)
- Port of Call: Paradise (1966) ... (director of photography)
- A Medal for Mirko (1965) ... (director of photography)
- Mutiny (1965)
 1964 The Troublemaker (director of photography)
 1963 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- No Score (1963) ... (director of photography)
- The Saturday Evening of Time (1963) ... (director of photography)
 1962 When I'm Old Enough... Good-Bye! (Short) (photography)
 1961 Mad Dog Coll
 1960 Murder, Inc.
 1957 A Face in the Crowd (director of photography)
 1956 The Miracle of Todd-AO (Short)
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After serving as a fighter pilot in WWII, he attended the American Theater School in New York. He switched from acting and joined the photographers' union, quickly finding a love for cinematography. See more »

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