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John McPherson (I) (1941–2007)

John McPherson was born on December 30, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA as John Alan McPherson. He was a cinematographer and director, known for Seven Days (1998), The Incredible Hulk (1978) and Amazing Stories (1985). He died on December 21, 2007 in Westlake Village, California. See full bio »

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Known For

Seven Days
Seven Days Director
(1998-2001)
The Incredible Hulk
The Incredible Hulk Cinematographer
(1977-1981)
Amazing Stories
Amazing Stories Cinematographer
(1985-1987)
Jaws: The Revenge
Jaws: The Revenge Cinematographer
(1987)

Filmography

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 1991 Bingo (director of photography)
 1989 Alien Nation (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Alien Nation (1989) ... (director of photography)
 1989 Baywatch: Panic at Malibu Pier (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1989 The Littlest Victims (TV Movie)
 1989 Fletch Lives
 1987 *batteries not included (director of photography)
 1987 Jaws: The Revenge (director of photography)
  Amazing Stories (TV Series) (1 episode, 1986) (director of photography - 13 episodes, 1985 - 1987)
- Without Diana (1987) ... (director of photography)
- The Pumpkin Competition (1986) ... (director of photography)
- One for the Books (1986) ... (director of photography)
- Hell Toupee (1986) ... (director of photography)
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
 1986 Acceptable Risks (TV Movie)
 1985 Shadow Chasers (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1985 Just One of the Guys (director of photography)
 1985 A Reason to Live (TV Movie)
 1984 Hot Pursuit (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Steel Trap (1984) ... (director of photography)
- Pilot (1984) ... (director of photography)
 1984 Legmen (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1983 Trauma Center (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Smash- Up (1983)
- Turnaround (1983)
- No More Heroes (1983)
- Breakthrough (1983)
- No Easy Days (1983)
 1983 V (TV Mini-Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (1983) ... (director of photography)
- Part 1 (1983) ... (director of photography)
 1983 The Powers of Matthew Star (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Starr Knight (1983) ... (director of photography)
 1982-1983 St. Elsewhere (TV Series) (director of photography - 12 episodes)
- Release (1983) ... (director of photography)
- Graveyard (1983) ... (director of photography)
- Hearts (1983) ... (director of photography)
- Rain (1983) ... (director of photography)
- Tweety and Ralph (1982) ... (director of photography)
 1982 Voyagers! (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Voyagers (1982) ... (director of photography)
 1981 Senior Trip (TV Movie)
  The Incredible Hulk (TV Series) (1 episode, 1977) (director of photography - 55 episodes, 1978 - 1981)
- Goodbye Eddie Cain (1981) ... (director of photography)
- Dark Side (1980) ... (director of photography)
- Prometheus: Part II (1980) ... (director of photography)
- Prometheus (1980) ... (director of photography)
- On the Line (1980) ... (director of photography)
 1977-1978 Kojak (TV Series) (director of photography - 20 episodes)
- 60 Miles to Hell (1978) ... (director of photography)
- May the Horse Be with You (1978) ... (director of photography)
- The Halls of Terror (1978) ... (director of photography)
- No License to Kill (1978) ... (director of photography)
- The Captain's Brother's Wife (1978) ... (director of photography)
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Was a member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 1980, and the Directors Guild of America (DGA) since 1984.

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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