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Punch-Drunk Love Camera and Electrical Department
Better Off Dead...
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Animal House
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 2009 Hawthorne (TV Series) (key grip - 1 episode)
- Yielding (2009) ... (key grip - as Kurt Kessenich)
 2006 Cinematographer Style (Documentary) (key grip: Los Angeles - as Kurt Kesserich)
 2005 Havoc (rigging best boy - as Kurt Kessenich)
 2002 Punch-Drunk Love (grip - as Kurt T. Kessenich)
 2001-2002 Grounded for Life (TV Series) (key grip - 14 episodes)
- Oops!... I Did It Again (2002) ... (key grip - as Kurt Kessenich)
- Dust in the Wind (2002) ... (key grip - as Kurt Kessenich)
- I Fought the In-Laws (2002) ... (key grip - as Kurt Kessenich)
- Eddie and This Guy with Diamonds (2002) ... (key grip - as Kurt Kessenich)
- Swearin' to God (2002) ... (key grip - as Kurt Kessenich)
 2000 Beautiful (grip - as Kurt T. Kessenich)
  Melrose Place (TV Series) (key grip - 188 episodes, 1992 - 1999) (best boy grip - 28 episodes, 1993 - 1997)
- Asses to Ashes (1999) ... (key grip - as Kurt Kessenich)
- Dead Men Don't Shut Up (1999) ... (key grip - as Kurt Kessenich)
- Lexi Gets Stiffed (1999) ... (key grip - as Kurt Kessenich)
- Bitter Homes and Guardians (1999) ... (key grip - as Kurt Kessenich)
- The Daughterboy (1999) ... (key grip)
 1992 Hoffa (rigging grip)
 1992 Afterburn (TV Movie) (key grip)
 1991 Dynasty: The Reunion (TV Series) (key grip - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... (key grip)
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... (key grip)
 1991 Love, Lies and Murder (TV Mini-Series) (key grip - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... (key grip)
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... (key grip)
 1990 Side Out (grip - as Kurt T. Kessenich) / (key grip - as Thomas Kessenich)
 1989 Naked Lie (TV Movie) (key grip)
 1986 One Crazy Summer (key grip)
 1986 Say Yes (key grip)
 1986 Triplecross (TV Movie) (key grip)
 1986 Child's Cry (TV Movie) (key grip)
 1985 Promises to Keep (TV Movie) (best boy: grip)
 1985 Better Off Dead... (key grip)
 1984 Silence of the Heart (TV Movie) (key grip)
 1984 The Burning Bed (TV Movie) (key grip - as Tommy Kessenich)
 1984 Getting Physical (TV Movie) (key grip)
 1983 Hobson's Choice (TV Movie) (key grip)
 1983 Quarterback Princess (TV Movie) (key grip)
 1982 Not Just Another Affair (TV Movie) (key grip)
 1982 Portrait of a Showgirl (TV Movie) (key grip)
 1981 The Marva Collins Story (TV Movie) (key grip)
 1979 Fast Break (grip)
 1978 Same Time, Next Year (key grip)
 1978 Animal House (key grip)
 1977 Dead of Night (TV Movie) (key grip)
 1976 Family Plot (key grip - uncredited)
 1973 The Sting (second key grip - uncredited)
 1972 You'll Like My Mother (grip - uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

Kurt T. Kessenich | Kurt Kessenich | Thomas Kessenich | Tommy Kessenich | Kurt Kesserich | Kurt Kessinich | Tom Kessnich

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