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David A. Poole was born in 1961 in North Carolina, USA. He is known for his work on Waterworld (1995), Battleship (2012) and Face/Off (1997). See full bio »

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Waterworld Special Effects
Battleship Special Effects
Face/Off Special Effects
Volcano Special Effects


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 2017 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (special effects tech/pyrotechnician)
 2017 Snatched (special effects)
 2016 Deepwater Horizon (special effects set foreperson)
 2015 Pixels (special effects onset foreman)
 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (special effects onset foreman)
 2014 Noah (special effects first unit foreman)
 2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation (special effects)
 2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (special effects coordinator) / (special effects supervisor)
 2012/I The Watch (special effects set coordinator)
 2012 Battleship (special effects set foreman: Hawaii - as David Poole)
 2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (special effects coordinator) / (special effects supervisor)
 2011 Arena (Video) (pyrotechnician)
 2011 Battle Los Angeles (on set foreman)
 2011 Flypaper (pyrotechnics foreman)
 2010 Salt (special effects technician)
 2009 Sorority Row (pyrotechnician)
 2009 Race to Witch Mountain (special effects foreman)
 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (special effects technician: new orleans)
 2008 Gran Torino (pyrotechnician) / (special effects technician)
 2008 Che: Part Two (special effects lead foreman - as David Poole)
 2008 Changeling (special effects foreman)
 2008 Leatherheads (special effects foreman)
 2007 The Kingdom (special effects technician)
 2007 Zodiac (special effects)
 2006 Letters from Iwo Jima (special effects technician - as David Poole)
 2006 Flags of our Fathers (special effects technician - as David Poole)
 2006 Love Comes to the Executioner (special effects coordinator)
 2006 World Trade Center (special effects technician)
 2005 The Dukes of Hazzard (special effects technician)
 2005 Lords of Dogtown (special effects)
 2005 Coach Carter (special effects)
 2004 Spanglish (special effects)
 2004 Ocean's Twelve (special effects - uncredited)
 2004 Johnson Family Vacation (special effects)
 2004 Taking Lives (special effects)
 2004 Family Matters (Short) (special effects)
 2003 Something's Gotta Give (special effects - uncredited)
 2003 The Rundown (special effects technician - as David Poole)
 2003 Gigli (special effects)
 2003 National Security (special effects)
 2002 Solaris (special effects technician)
 2002 Sabrina the Teenage Witch in Friends Forever (TV Movie) (special effects)
 2002 Antwone Fisher (special effects - as David Poole)
 2002 The Country Bears (special effects)
 2001 Ocean's Eleven (special effects technician)
 2001 Training Day (special effects foreman - as David Poole)
 1999 Three Kings (special effects)
 1998 Six Days Seven Nights (special effects - uncredited)
 1997 Face/Off (special effects)
 1997/I Breakdown (special effects assistant - as David Poole)
 1997 Volcano (special effects technician)
 1997 Lost Highway (special effects - as David Poole)
 1996 Head Above Water (special effects)
 1996 Escape from L.A. (special effects)
 1996 Last Dance (special effects)
 1995 Waterworld (special effects)
 1993 Tom Arnold: The Naked Truth 3 (TV Special documentary) (special effects)
 1993 Dave's World (TV Series) (special effects)
 1992 Roseanne Arnold (TV Special) (special effects - 1992)
 1991 The Last Hour (special effects assistant)
 1991 Blood and Concrete (special effects technician - uncredited)
 1990 The Lost Capone (TV Movie) (special effects assistant) / (special effects technician)
 1989 Little Monsters (special effects technician)
 1989 The Big Picture (special effects assistant)
 1988 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (special effects technician - 1 episode)
- Meet the Munceys (1988) ... (special effects technician)
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