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Joe Digaetano

Joe Digaetano was born on April 1, 1952 in Passaic, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on WarGames (1983), After Earth (2013) and Deja Vu (2006). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. See more awards »

Known For

WarGames Special Effects
After Earth Special Effects
Deja Vu Special Effects
Transformers Special Effects


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 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (special effects foreman)
 2015 Accidental Love (special effects coordinator)
 2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction (pyrotechnics foreman)
 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (special effects coordinator: second unit)
 2013 Dhoom 3 (special effects coordinator)
 2013 After Earth (special effects foreman)
 2011 Real Steel (special effects coordinator)
 2011 The Change-Up (special effects coordinator)
 2008 Body of Lies (special effects power foreman: Washington D.C. - as Joe DiGaetano)
 2008 Eagle Eye (special effects powder foreman: second unit)
 2008 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (TV Series) (special effects foreman - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2008) ... (special effects foreman - uncredited)
 2007 Death Sentence (special effects coordinator - as Joey Digaetano)
 2007 Transformers (pyrotechnics foreman)
 2006 Deja Vu (pyrotechnics foreman)
 2006/I The Return (special effects coordinator)
 2006 Step Up (special effects coordinator)
 2006 The Celestine Prophecy (special effects coordinator)
 2005 The Legend of Zorro (special effects technician)
 2005 Into the Blue (key special effects foreman - as Joey Digaetano)
 2003 Bad Boys II (pyrotechnician)
 2002 Drumline (special effects coordinator)
 2002 Windtalkers (pyrotechnician - uncredited)
 2002 Orange County (special effects coordinator)
 2001 Pearl Harbor (pyrotechnician)
 2000 Me, Myself & Irene (special effects technician - as Joe DiGaetano)
 2000 Ready to Rumble (special effects coordinator)
 1999 Universal Soldier: The Return (special effects)
 1999 October Sky (special effects supervisor - as Joey DiGaetano)
 1997 For Richer or Poorer (special effects supervisor)
 1997 Rosewood (special effects coordinator - as Joey Digaetano)
 1996 The Cape (TV Series) (special effects)
 1995 Deadly Outbreak (Video) (special effects coordinator)
 1995 Home for the Holidays (special effects - as Joe DiGaetano III)
 1995 Major Payne (special effects coordinator - as Joey DiGaetano III)
 1994 Lassie (special effects coordinator)
 1994 The Inkwell (special effects coordinator)
 1994 Serial Mom (special effects coordinator)
 1993 The Program (special effects coordinator - as Joe Di Gaetano III)
 1993 Rudy (special effects supervisor - as Joey Digaetano)
 1993 Amos & Andrew (special effects coordinator - as Joey Digaetano)
 1992 Trespass (special effects coordinator)
 1992 Folks! (special effects coordinator)
 1992 Freejack (special effects supervisor - as Joey DiGaetano)
 1991 Mannequin: On the Move (special effects coordinator - as Joey Di Gaetano)
 1990 Rocky V (special effects coordinator - as Joe DiGaetano III)
 1990 Tune in Tomorrow... (special effects coordinator)
 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1989 Lock Up (special effects coordinator)
 1989 Cyborg (special effects supervisor)
 1989 Weekend at Bernie's (special effects coordinator)
 1988 Off Limits (special effects coordinator)
 1987 Hamburger Hill (special effects)
 1986 King Kong Lives (special effects)
 1986 No Mercy (special effects coordinator)
 1986 Manhunter (special effects supervisor - as Joseph Digaetano III)
 1986 Raw Deal (special effects team)
 1985 Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series) (special effects - 1 episode)
- Annie Oakley (1985) ... (special effects)
 1985 My Man Adam (special effects)
 1985 The Park Is Mine (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 1985 Flesh+Blood (special effects coordinator)
 1985 Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (mechanical effects)
 1984 Up the Creek (special effects coordinator - as Joseph Di Gaetano)
 1983 Murder 1, Dancer 0 (TV Movie) (special effects - as Joseph DiGaetano)
 1983 WarGames (special effects)
 1983 White Water Rebels (TV Movie) (special effects)
 1982 Jimmy the Kid (special effects)
 1982 The Entity (special effects)
 1982 Matt Houston (TV Series) (special effects - 1 episode)
- X-22 (1982) ... (special effects - as Joe Di Gaetano)
 1982 Scared Silly (TV Movie) (special effects)
 1981 The Big Black Pill (TV Movie) (special effects - as Joseph Digaetano)
 1978 Go Tell the Spartans (special effects assistant)
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Alternate Names:

Joe Di Gaetano III | Joey Di Gaetano | Joe Di Gaetano | Joseph Di Gaetano | Joey DiGaetano III | Joe DiGaetano III | Joey DiGaetano | Joe DiGaetano | Joseph DiGaetano | Joseph Digaetano III | Joey Digaetano | Joseph Digaetano

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