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George Riesenberger (1920–2011)

During the Second World War, Riesenberger served as a radio operator for the United States Army. Enlisted between May 1942 and October 1945, when he received his honorable discharge, he served at New Guinea and Australia. According to his death notice, Reisenberger received three Emmys for 11 nominations, 4 Ace Awards, and 3 Monitor Awards for ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

American Playhouse Camera and Electrical Department
(1982)
Faerie Tale Theatre Camera and Electrical Department
(1984-1985)
You Can't Take It with You Camera and Electrical Department
(1979)
The Adams Chronicles Camera and Electrical Department
(1976)

Filmography

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  In Living Color (TV Series) (lighting designer - 14 episodes, 1990 - 1993) (lighting director - 2 episodes, 1990)
- Rodney King (1993) ... (lighting designer)
- The Info Group (1993) ... (lighting designer)
- Driving Miss Shott (1992) ... (lighting designer)
- Men on Cooking (1992) ... (lighting designer)
- Homey and Son (1992) ... (lighting designer)
 1990 Don't Try This at Home! (TV Movie) (lighting designer)
 1990 George Carlin: Doin' It Again (TV Special documentary) (lighting designer)
 1988 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series) (lighting director - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.376 (1988) ... (lighting director)
  CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) (lighting director - 1 episode, 1988) (lighting designer - 1 episode, 1987)
- Limited Partners (1988) ... (lighting director)
- Puppetman (1987) ... (lighting designer)
 1987 She's the Sheriff (TV Series) (lighting director - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1987) ... (lighting director)
 1987 19th Annual NAACP Image Awards (TV Special) (lighting director)
  Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series) (lighting designer - 2 episodes, 1986) (lighting director - 2 episodes, 1986) (lighting consultant - 1 episode, 1986)
- Davy Crockett (1986) ... (lighting designer)
- John Henry (1986) ... (lighting designer)
- My Darlin' Clementine (1986) ... (lighting consultant)
- Casey at the Bat (1986) ... (lighting director)
- Pecos Bill (1986) ... (lighting director)
  Amen (TV Series) (lighting director - 1 episode, 1986) (lighting consultant - 1 episode, 1986)
- The Courtship of Bess Richards (1986) ... (lighting director)
- Pilot (1986) ... (lighting consultant)
 1986 Liberty Weekend (TV Special documentary) (lighting designer)
 1986 Popples (TV Movie) (lighting designer)
 1986 The Redd Foxx Show (TV Series) (lighting consultant - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1986) ... (lighting consultant)
  Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series) (lighting designer - 1 episode, 1985) (lighting director - 1 episode, 1984)
- The Emperor's New Clothes (1985) ... (lighting designer)
- The Princess and the Pea (1984) ... (lighting director)
 1984 Monsters, Madmen & Machines: 80 Years of Science Fiction (TV Movie documentary) (lighting director)
 1984 The Cosby Show (TV Series) (lighting consultant - 1 episode)
- Goodbye, Mr. Fish (1984) ... (lighting consultant - as George Reisenberger)
 1984 The 11th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) (lighting consultant)
 1984 UFO Kidnapped (lighting consultant - as George Reisenberger)
 1983 I Do! I Do! (TV Movie) (lighting design)
 1983 Red Skelton's More Funny Faces (TV Special) (lighting consultant)
 1982 The Best Little Special in Texas (TV Movie documentary) (lighting director)
 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series) (lighting designer - 1 episode)
- Working (1982) ... (lighting designer)
 1981 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (lighting - 1 episode)
- Walt Disney: One Man's Dream (1981) ... (lighting)
 1981 A Bayou Legend (TV Movie) (lighting director - as George W. Riesenberger)
 1980 Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters (TV Series) (lighting designer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... (lighting designer)
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... (lighting designer)
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... (lighting designer)
 1980 Waylon (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 1980 Kraft Salutes Disneyland's 25th Anniversary (TV Special) (lighting consultant)
 1979 The Unbroken Circle: A Tribute to Mother Maybelle Carter (TV Special) (lighting director)
 1979 You Can't Take It with You (TV Movie) (lighting consultant) / (lighting designer)
 1979 Stockard Channing in Just Friends (TV Series) (lighting consultant - 1 episode)
- Last of the Red Hot Tubs (1979) ... (lighting consultant)
 1978 A Salute to American Imagination (TV Movie documentary) (lighting director)
 1978 The Trial of the Moke (TV Movie) (lighting designer)
 1971-1978 Sesame Street (TV Series) (lighting director - 86 episodes)
- Episode #9.40 (1978) ... (lighting director)
- Episode #9.35 (1978) ... (lighting director)
- Oscar tells a story about pieces of trash (1977) ... (lighting director)
- Episode #9.1 (1977) ... (lighting director)
- The Count's Countdown (1977) ... (lighting director)
 1977 The Best of Families (TV Mini-Series) (lighting director)
 1976 The Adams Chronicles (TV Mini-Series) (lighting director - 6 episodes)
- Chapter VI: John Adams, President (1976) ... (lighting director)
- Chapter V: John Adams, Vice President (1976) ... (lighting director)
- Chapter IV: John Adams, Minister to Great Britain (1976) ... (lighting director)
- Chapter III: John Adams, Diplomat (1976) ... (lighting director)
- Chapter II: John Adams, Revolutionary (1976) ... (lighting director)
 1967-1970 The Doctors (TV Series) (lighting director - 189 episodes)
- Episode #1.1887 (1970) ... (lighting director - uncredited)
- Episode #1.1886 (1970) ... (lighting director)
- Episode #1.1881 (1970) ... (lighting director)
- Episode #1.1874 (1970) ... (lighting director)
- Episode #1.1626 (1969) ... (lighting director)
 1968-1969 The Joan Rivers Show (TV Series) (lighting - 2 episodes)
- Graffitti (1969) ... (lighting)
- Ski Fashion (1968) ... (lighting)
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Alternate Names:

George Reisenberger | George W. Riesenberger | George Riessenberger
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