Sandi Sissel

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Sandi Sissel was born on August 9, 1949 in Paris, Texas, USA as Sandra Sue Sissel. She is known for her work on Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Salaam Bombay! (1988) and The People Under the Stairs (1991). See full bio »

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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Camera and Electrical Department
Salaam Bombay! Cinematographer
The People Under the Stairs Cinematographer


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 2013 Karaoke Girl
 2008 The Lord God Bird (Documentary)
 2008 Meet the Browns (director of photography)
 2007 The Good Fight (Documentary) (director of photography)
 2006 Night Stalker (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Into Night (2006) ... (director of photography)
 2004 Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry (Documentary) (director of photography)
 2004 Chisholm '72 (Documentary) (director of photography)
 2002 In the Echo (TV Movie)
 2002 Nova (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2000 Wilder Days (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot ... (director of photography)
 2000 Yellow Card
 2000 The Endurance (Documentary)
 2000 Young Americans (TV Series)
 1999 A Conversation with Gregory Peck (TV Movie documentary)
 1999 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1999 Passion's Way (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1998 Hemingway: Winner Take Nothing (Video documentary)
 1997 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Toothless (1997) ... (director of photography)
 1997 Night Sins (TV Movie)
 1996 Suddenly (TV Movie)
 1996 Soul of the Game (TV Movie)
 1996 Radiant City (TV Movie)
 1995 Dad, the Angel & Me (TV Movie)
 1995 The Great Mom Swap (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1994 Philly Heat (TV Series)
 1994 Dragstrip Girl (TV Movie) (as Sandi Sissell)
 1994 Camp Nowhere (director of photography)
 1993 Double Switch (Video Game) (director of photography)
 1993 Full Eclipse (TV Movie)
 1993 It's Nothing Personal (TV Movie)
 1993 Class of '96 (TV Series)
 1993 In the Company of Darkness (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1991 Keeping Secrets (TV Movie)
 1991 No Secrets
 1990 The Flash (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1990) ... (director of photography)
 1990 Rising Son (TV Movie)
 1990 Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Part 3 (1990)
- Part 2 (1990)
- Part 1 (1990)
 1989 Heavy Petting (Documentary)
 1988 Krik? Krak! Tales of a Nightmare (Documentary)
 1988 Calling the Shots (Documentary)
  The Wonder Years (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1988) (director of photography - 1 episode, 1988)
- Dance with Me (1988)
- The Phone Call (1988)
- Angel (1988) ... (director of photography)
 1987 A Stitch for Time (Documentary)
 1986 Mother Teresa (Documentary)
 1986 The Global Assembly Line (Documentary)
 1985 Speaking Our Peace (Documentary)
 1985 Witness to War: Dr. Charlie Clements (Documentary short)
 1984 High Wire (Documentary short)
 1984 Before Stonewall (Documentary)
 1983 Chicken Ranch (Documentary) (camera)
 1983 Anarchism in America (Documentary)
 1982 Traveling Hopefully (Documentary)
 1979 The Wobblies (Documentary)
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Alternate Names:

Sandra Sissel | Sandy Sissel | Sandi Sissell

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Adopted Raju Barnad who played "Keera" on the set of Mira Nair's Salaam Bombay (1988). Raju now goes by Bernard Sissel. See more »

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