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John Palmer was born in June 1942 in Islington, London, England as John Henry Palmer. He is known for his work on Firefox (1982), Superman III (1983) and The World Is Not Enough (1999). See full bio »

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Firefox Camera and Electrical Department
Superman III Camera and Electrical Department
The World Is Not Enough Camera and Electrical Department
Love Actually Camera and Electrical Department


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 2008 The Tony Rock Project (TV Series) (lighting technician - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (lighting technician)
 2004 Shaun of the Dead (camera operator: additional photography)
 2003 Love Actually ("b" camera operator)
 2001 Captain Corelli's Mandolin (camera operator)
 2000 102 Dalmatians (camera operator)
 1999 The World Is Not Enough (additional photographer)
 1997 Fierce Creatures (camera operator)
 1996 101 Dalmatians (camera operator: second unit)
 1995 Rainbow (camera operator)
 1995 The Haunting of Helen Walker (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1995 Richard III (camera operator: second camera)
 1994 Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (camera operator: second unit)
 1994 Black Beauty (camera operator: "a" camera)
 1991 The Object of Beauty (camera operator)
 1990 The Witches (camera operator: second unit)
 1985 Spies Like Us (camera operator)
 1985 The Bride (camera operator)
 1985 Return to Oz (camera operator)
 1984 The Hotel New Hampshire (camera operator)
 1983 Superman III (camera operator: process unit)
 1983 The Hunger (camera operator)
 1982 Firefox (second camera operator: Europe)
 1982 Evil Under the Sun (camera operator)
 1980 The Mirror Crack'd (camera operator)
 1980 Death Ship (camera operator)
 1979 Tales from a Flying Trunk (camera operator)
 1979 To Russia... With Elton (Documentary short) (camera operator)
 1979 S.O.S. Titanic (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 1979 The Riddle of the Sands (camera operator)
 1978 Force 10 from Navarone (main unit camera operator)
 1977 White Rock (Documentary) (photographer)
 1977 The Deep (camera operator)
 1976 The Incredible Sarah (camera operator)
 1975 Mr. Quilp (camera operator)
 1974 The Little Prince (camera operator)
 1973 A Delicate Balance (focus puller - uncredited)
 1973 A Touch of Class (focus puller)
 1973 And No One Could Save Her (TV Movie) (focus puller - uncredited)
 1970 The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (focus puller - uncredited)
 1967 The Deadly Affair (clapper loader - uncredited)
 1965 The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (clapper loader - uncredited)
 1954 Lovers, Happy Lovers! (clapper loader - uncredited)
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Wife Ivy Nicholson was a one-time Andy Warhol "superstar" in his films. One of their two children is actress Pénélope Palmer. See more »

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