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Won 7 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

American Idol
American Idol Camera and Electrical Department
(2006-2013)
Britney Spears Live from Las Vegas
Britney Spears Live from Las Vegas Camera and Electrical Department
(2001)
The Oldest Living Graduate
The Oldest Living Graduate Camera and Electrical Department
(1980)
Robin Williams Live on Broadway
Robin Williams Live on Broadway Camera and Electrical Department
(2002)

Filmography

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 2014 The Bachelor (TV Series) (jib operator - 1 episode)
- Bachelor Love Stories (2014) ... (jib operator)
 2013 54th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration (TV Movie) (camera operator)
  American Idol (TV Series) (camera operator - 40 episodes, 2006 - 2013) (camera - 17 episodes, 2012)
- Episode #12.35 (2013) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #12.21 (2013) ... (camera operator)
- Winner Announced (2012) ... (camera)
- Finale Top 2 (2012) ... (camera)
- Top 3 Results (2012) ... (camera)
 2013 The Burn with Jeff Ross (TV Series) (jib operator - 2 episodes)
- Gilbert Gottfried/T. J. Miller/Aisha Tyler (2013) ... (jib operator)
- Dave Attell/Judah Friedlander/Natasha Leggero (2013) ... (jib operator)
 2010 Mariah Carey: Merry Christmas to You (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 2010 Skating with the Stars (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... (camera operator)
  So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (camera operator - 31 episodes, 2008 - 2010) (camera - 4 episodes, 2006 - 2010)
- Finale: Winner Announced (2010) ... (camera operator)
- Top Three Perform (2010) ... (camera operator)
- 1 of 4 Voted Off (2010) ... (camera operator)
- Top Four Perform (2010) ... (camera operator)
- 2 of 6 Voted Off (2010) ... (camera operator)
 2010 Downfall (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... (camera operator)
 2009 The 40th NAACP Image Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2007 George Lopez: America's Mexican (TV Special documentary) (camera operator - as Bobby Highton)
 2006 Dennis Miller: All In (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2005 Will & Grace (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Alive and Schticking (2005) ... (camera operator)
 2004 Survivor (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Survivor: Vanuatu - Islands of Fire - The Reunion (2004) ... (camera operator)
 2004 The Swan (TV Series) (camera operator - 8 episodes)
- The Swan Pageant: Part 2 (2004) ... (camera operator - as Bobby Heighton)
- The Swan Pageant: Part 1 (2004) ... (camera operator - as Bobby Heighton)
- Tanya & Merline (2004) ... (camera operator - as Bobby Heighton)
- Sarina & Kelly (2004) ... (camera operator - as Bobby Heighton)
- Marnie & Dawn (2004) ... (camera operator - as Bobby Heighton)
 2003 Justin Timberlake: Down Home in Memphis - One Night Only (TV Movie) (camera operator - as Bobby Highton)
 2003 An American Idol Christmas (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator)
 2002 An Evening with the Dixie Chicks (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator)
 2002 Motown Christmas (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2002 Melissa Etheridge: Live... and Alone (Documentary) (jib operator)
 2002 Robin Williams Live on Broadway (TV Special documentary) (camera operator)
 2001 3rd Annual TV Guide Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2001 The 3rd Annual Family Television Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2001 Britney Spears Live from Las Vegas (TV Special documentary) (camera operator - as Bobby Highton)
 2001 Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration (TV Special documentary) (camera operator)
 2001 Madonna: Drowned World Tour 2001 (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator - as Bobby Heighton)
 2001 America's Funniest Home Videos (TV Series) (camera operator - 2 episodes)
- Episode #11.3 (2001) ... (camera operator)
- Episode #11.2 (2001) ... (camera operator)
 2001 2001 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 2000 Marc Anthony: The Concert from Madison Square Garden (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator - as Bobby Highton)
 2000 Bill Maher: Be More Cynical (TV Special) (camera operator)
 1998 Party of Five (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- A Family Album (1998) ... (camera operator)
 1998 Jerry Seinfeld: 'I'm Telling You for the Last Time' (TV Special documentary) (camera operator)
 1998 1998 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 1998 The 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 1997 Bee Gees: One Night Only (TV Special) (jib camera operator)
 1997 Bette Midler in Concert: Diva Las Vegas (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator)
 1997 Richard Jeni: A Good Catholic Boy (TV Special documentary) (camera operator)
 1997 Merry Christmas, George Bailey (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1997 Janeane Garofalo (TV Special) (camera operator)
 1997 Garth Live from Central Park (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator)
 1996 Harry Anderson: The Tricks of His Trade (TV Special) (camera operator)
 1996 HBO Comedy Half-Hour (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 2 episodes)
- Louis C.K. (1996) ... (camera operator)
- Ray Romano (1996) ... (camera operator)
 1996 HBO Comedy Half-Hour 19: Wendy Liebman (Documentary short) (camera operator)
 1996 Rudy Coby: Ridiculously Dangerous (TV Special) (camera operator - as Robert L. Highton)
 1995 Rolling Stones: Voodoo Lounge (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator)
 1995 Dana Carvey: Critics' Choice (TV Special documentary) (camera operator)
 1995 Sea World/Busch Gardens Party for the Planet (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1995 Live at the Joint (TV Special) (camera operator)
 1990-1994 In Living Color (TV Series) (camera operator - 97 episodes)
- Candy Cane's Last Show (1994) ... (camera operator - as Robert Highton)
- Infomercial Awards (1994) ... (camera operator - as Robert Highton)
- Thugs (1994) ... (camera operator - as Robert Highton)
- Dirty Dozens Tournament of Champions (1994) ... (camera operator - as Robert Highton)
- Mrs. Ikefire (1994) ... (camera operator - as Robert Highton)
 1993 Madonna: The Girlie Show - Live Down Under (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator)
 1993 Thea (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1993) ... (camera operator - as Robert L. Highton)
 1991 ABC in Concert (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... (camera operator)
 1991 The Movie Awards (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator)
 1991 7th Annual Soap Opera Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
  Dionne and Friends (TV Series) (camera - 1 episode, 1990) (camera operator - 1 episode, 1990)
- Episode #1.11 (1990) ... (camera)
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... (camera operator)
 1989 The 24th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 1989 Just Say Julie (TV Series) (camera operator)
 1988 That's Incredible! Reunion (TV Special) (camera operator - as Bob Heighton)
 1988 The 45th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) (camera operator)
 1987 The Wil Shriner Show (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1987) ... (camera operator)
 1986 Hear 'n Aid: The Sessions (Video short) (camera operator)
 1986 Zoobilee Zoo (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- The Witch's Spell ... (camera operator - as Bob Heighton)
 1981-1982 Bosom Buddies (TV Series) (camera operator - 8 episodes)
- Two Percent Solution (1982) ... (camera operator)
- Other Than That, She's a Wonderful Person (1981) ... (camera operator)
- WaterBalloonGate (1981) ... (camera operator)
- On the Road to Monte Carlo (1981) ... (camera operator)
- One for You, One for Me (1981) ... (camera operator)
 1980 Kenny Rogers' America (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1980 The Oldest Living Graduate (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1979 The Making of 'The Wizard of Oz' (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator)
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Alternate Names:

Bobby Heighton | Bob Heighton | Bobby Highton | Robert L. Highton | Robert Highton | Bob Hiton

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