Executive producer Gerald Olson has thirty feature films and an equal number of television productions to his credit. Olson was drawn to the medium as a child in San Francisco, when his father, who had a passion for the films of such artists as Luis Buñuel, François Truffaut, and Federico Fellini, would take him to the theater. In high school, ... See full bio »

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Repo Man Producer
Dumb and Dumber Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
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 1998 Goodbye Lover (second unit director)
 1996 The Ring (TV Movie) (second unit director)
 1995 A Stranger in Town (TV Movie) (second unit director)
 1994 Dumb and Dumber (second unit director)
 1992 Rapid Fire (second unit director - as Gerald Olson)
 1988 Lucky Stiff (second unit director)
  Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Series) (second assistant director - 17 episodes, 1979 - 1980) (first assistant director - 1 episode, 1980)
- Buck's Duel to the Death (1980) ... (first assistant director)
- Space Rockers (1980) ... (second assistant director)
- A Dream of Jennifer (1980) ... (second assistant director)
- Twiki Is Missing (1980) ... (second assistant director)
- Ardala Returns (1980) ... (second assistant director)
 1979 The Meateater (assistant director)
 1979 Rock 'n' Roll High School (first assistant director)
 1979 The Lady in Red (first assistant director)
 1979 H.O.T.S. (first assistant director - as Gerald Olson)
 1978 Shoot the Sun Down (assistant director - as Gerald Olson)
 1978 Malibu Beach (first assistant director)
 1977 Moonshine County Express (second assistant director - as Gerald Olson)
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