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John Doherty was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Going Overboard (1989), A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987) and The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989). An inventor with several patents for video and photo interaction systems, he continues to produce and direct short videos for the web. He has been married to ... See full bio »

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors Camera and Electrical Department
No Retreat, No Surrender Camera and Electrical Department
Going Overboard Camera and Electrical Department
The Fabulous Baker Boys Camera and Electrical Department


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 1992 McGee and Me! (TV Series) (best boy electric - 1 episode)
- In the Nick of Time (1992) ... (best boy electric)
 1991 Eyes of an Angel (best boy electric: second unit - as John J. Dougherty)
 1989 The Fabulous Baker Boys (pre-rig rigging gaffer - as John J. Doherty)
 1989 Going Overboard (gaffer: second unit) / (second grip: second unit)
 1989 The Big Picture (rigging gaffer - as John J. Doherty)
 1986-1988 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series short) (electrician - 2 episodes)
- No Means No (1988) ... (electrician)
- Babies Having Babies (1986) ... (electrician)
 1986 Witchboard (best boy electrician)
 1985 No Retreat, No Surrender (best boy)
 1985 Fraternity Vacation (generator operator - as John J. Doherty)
 1985 Tomboy (best boy electrician) / (gaffer: second unit)
 1984 The Party Animal (gaffer: second unit)
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 2016 Box Lunch Stories (TV Series short) (producer - 11 episodes)
- Apple of My Lie (2016) ... (producer)
- Inheritance (2016) ... (producer)
- Photobomb (2016) ... (producer)
- Literally (2016) ... (producer)
- The Deal (2016) ... (producer)
 1982 A Hunger Artist (co-producer)
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 2016 Box Lunch Stories (TV Series short) (11 episodes)
- Apple of My Lie (2016)
- Inheritance (2016)
- Photobomb (2016)
- Literally (2016)
- The Deal (2016)
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 2007 The Makeable (Short) (technical advisor)
 2006 Seller's Remorse (Short) (technical advisor)
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 2008 3187345 (Short)
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 2016 Box Lunch Stories (TV Series short)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

John J. Doherty | John J. Dougherty


5' 10" (1.78 m)


Anne E. Nygren  (2 children)

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A Julliard Graduate, his son Trevor S. Doherty was born in Pasadena, California, and works as a composer. See more »

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