Robert Primes

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Robert Primes was born on January 10, 1940 in San Francisco, California, USA as Robert Joseph Primes. He is known for his work on Money Talks (1997), Rumble Fish (1983) and Bird on a Wire (1990). He has been married to Theodora Primes since July 1964. See full bio »

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Money Talks Cinematographer
Rumble Fish Camera and Electrical Department
Bird on a Wire Cinematographer
MDs Cinematographer


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 2019 Piel Canela (Short)
 2010 Ca$h
 2006 Las Vegas (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Fidelity, Security, Delivery (2006) ... (director of photography)
 2006 Vegas, Baby (Video)
 2005-2006 Night Stalker (TV Series) (director of photography - 4 episodes)
- Timeless (2006) ... (director of photography)
- The Source (2005) ... (director of photography)
- Three (2005) ... (director of photography)
- The Five People You Meet in Hell (2005) ... (director of photography)
 2005 1/4life (TV Movie)
 2005 Sleeper Cell (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Al-Faitha (2005) ... (director of photography)
 2003 Baadasssss! (director of photography)
 2002 Georgetown (TV Movie)
 2002 MDs (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- Family Secrets (2002)
- R.I.P. (2002)
 2000 The Sandy Bottom Orchestra (TV Movie)
 2000 Young Americans (TV Series)
 2000 Quantum Project (Short)
 1999 Sealed with a Kiss (TV Movie)
 1998-1999 Felicity (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Friends (1999)
- Gimme an O! (1999)
 1998 Blood on Her Hands (TV Movie)
 1997 Crowned and Dangerous (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1997 Money Talks (director of photography)
 1996 A Friend's Betrayal (TV Movie)
 1996 Malibu Shores (TV Series)
 1996 Harrison: Cry of the City (TV Movie)
 1995 She Fought Alone (TV Movie)
 1995 My Antonia (TV Movie)
 1995 Get Smart (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1995) ... (director of photography)
 1994 Murder or Memory: A Moment of Truth Movie (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1994 Golden Gate (TV Movie)
 1993 Aspen Extreme
 1991 Reasonable Doubts (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1991) ... (director of photography)
 1991 My Life and Times (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1991 The Hard Way (director of photography)
 1990 Bird on a Wire (director of photography)
 1990 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Disneyland's 35th Anniversary Celebration (1990) ... (director of photography)
 1988 Homesick (Short) (co-director of photography)
 1988 Mickey's 60th Birthday (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1987-1988 Thirtysomething (TV Series) (20 episodes)
- Born to Be Mild (1988)
- Tenure (1988)
- Undone (1988)
 1988 Hearts of Stone (Short)
 1985 Crimewave
 1984 Du-beat-e-o (director of photography)
 1982 They Call Me Bruce (director of photography - as Robert Roth)
 1981 Lovely But Deadly (as Robert Roth)
 1980 Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype (as Robert Carras)
 1980 Cuba Crossing (as Robert Carras)
 1978 The Secret Life of Plants (Documentary)
 1978 Rescue from Gilligan's Island (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1978 Stunt Rock (director of photography - as Bob Carras)
 1977 The Grateful Dead (Documentary)
 1976 Never Give Up (Documentary short)
 1975 Sandstone (Documentary)
 1973 Maxie (photography)
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Alternate Names:

Bob Carras | Robert Carras | Bob Primes | Robert Roth


Theodora Primes

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Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 1990.

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