An experienced and talented professional, Russell has contributed his keen visual eye to stylish lighting design on both the stage and screen, in blockbuster motion pictures like Top Gun (1986) and Revenge (1990). As a director of photography, he has bought richly detailed and moodily lit visuals to director Tony Scott's action sports drama Days ... See full bio »

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The Last Boy Scout Cinematographer
The X Files Cinematographer
Top Gun Camera and Electrical Department
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 2007 Undead or Alive: A Zombedy (director of photography: second unit)
 2006 Believe in Me (director of photography: landscape)
  Wildfire (TV Series) (camera operator - 4 episodes, 2005) (director of photography - 1 episode, 2005)
- Loyalty (2005) ... (camera operator: "a" camera)
- Impressions (2005) ... (camera operator: "a" camera)
- Tina Sharp (2005) ... (camera operator: "b" camera)
- Identity (2005) ... (camera operator: "b" camera)
- Pilot (2005) ... (director of photography: second unit)
 2004 Elvis Has Left the Building (camera operator: "b" camera)
 1990/I Revenge (chief lighting technician)
 1987 Beverly Hills Cop II (chief lighting technician)
 1986 Back to School (gaffer)
 1986 Top Gun (chief lighting technician)
 1985 Mussolini: The Untold Story (TV Mini-Series) (gaffer)
 1984 Frankenweenie (Short) (gaffer)
 1984 Dreamscape (gaffer)
 1983 Independence Day (best boy)
 1981 Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. (best boy)
 1980 The Idolmaker (electric best boy)
 1979 The Electric Horseman (best boy - uncredited)
 1978 Our Winning Season (best boy)
 1978 Record City (best boy)
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