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Richard Stutsman

Richard Stutsman is known for his work on The Hurt Locker (2008), Zero Dark Thirty (2012) and A River Runs Through It (1992). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

The Hurt Locker
The Hurt Locker Special Effects
Zero Dark Thirty
Zero Dark Thirty Special Effects
A River Runs Through It
A River Runs Through It Special Effects
The Aviator
The Aviator Special Effects


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 2018 One Day She'll Darken (TV Mini-Series) (special effects supervisor - 6 episodes)
  The Last Ship (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 24 episodes, 2015 - 2017) (special effects coordinator - 1 episode, 2017)
 2016 Bad Santa 2 (special effects coordinator: additional photography)
 2016 Animal Kingdom (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 1 episode)
 2016 Meet the Blacks (special effects coordinator)
 2015 Fear the Walking Dead (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 1 episode)
 2013-2014 The Bridge (TV Series) (special effects coordinator - 19 episodes)
 2014 Attack on Space (Short) (special effects supervisor)
 2014 Noah (special effects crew)
 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street (special effects crew - uncredited)
 2013 Whodunnit? (TV Series) (assistant special effects technician - 9 episodes)
 2012 Zero Dark Thirty (special effects supervisor)
 2012 Argo (special effects crew - uncredited)
 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man (special effects foreman)
 2011 Modern Family (TV Series) (special effects coordinator - 1 episode)
 2011 Priest (special effects foreman)
 2011 Fast Five (special effects foreman)
 2010 Takers (special effects foreman: pyrotechnics)
 2010 Shutter Island (special effects foreperson: second unit)
 2009 Dexter (TV Series) (special effects coordinator - 7 episodes)
 2009 10 Things I Hate About You (TV Series) (special effects supervisor)
 2008 Yes Man (special effects)
 2008 The Hurt Locker (special effects supervisor)
 2008 Iron Man (special effects technician)
 2007 Transformers (special effects)
 1998-2006 ER (TV Series) (special effects foreman - 42 episodes)
 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand (special effects supervisor: additional miniatures)
 2006 In Justice (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 9 episodes)
 2005 The 40-Year-Old Virgin (special effects supervisor)
 2005 A Lot Like Love (special effects supervisor)
 2004 The Aviator (miniature special effects technician) / (pyrotechnic supervisor: miniature effects unit - uncredited) / (special effects foreman)
 2004 Soccer Dog: European Cup (special effects supervisor)
 2004 In Enemy Hands (special effects supervisor)
 2003 Hollywood Homicide (special effects foreman - uncredited)
 2003 The Matrix Reloaded (special effects foreman)
 2003 Identity (special effects foreman)
 2002 Firestarter 2: Rekindled (TV Mini-Series) (special effects supervisor)
 2001 Behind Enemy Lines (special effects: second unit)
 2000 Rocket's Red Glare (TV Movie) (special effects supervisor)
 2000 Hollow Man (effects coordinator: second unit, pyrotechnics)
 1999 Stuart Little (second unit special effects leadman)
 1998 Like Father, Like Santa (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 1998 Armageddon (physical effects supervisor)
 1998 The Horse Whisperer (special effects coordinator: New York)
 1997 L.A. Confidential (special effects coordinator)
 1996 A Very Brady Sequel (special effects coordinator)
 1996 Chain Reaction (pyrotechnic effects supervisor)
 1996 The Nutty Professor (special effects)
 1996 Independence Day (foreman: mechanical effects)
 1996 Twister (special effects foreman)
 1996 Raven Hawk (TV Movie) (special effects supervisor)
 1995 The Tie That Binds (special effects coordinator)
 1995 Waterworld (special effects foreman: miniature unit)
 1993 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series) (special effects coordinator - 1 episode)
 1992 Toys (special effects foreman)
 1992 A River Runs Through It (special effects coordinator)
 1991 The Dark Wind (special effects coordinator)
 1991 Barton Fink (special effects foreman)
 1990 Another 48 Hrs. (special effects foreman - uncredited)
 1990 Total Recall (special effects foreman: miniature unit)
 1989 L.A. Takedown (TV Movie) (special effects)
 1989 The Horror Show (floor effects supervisor)
 1989 Amityville: The Evil Escapes (TV Movie) (special effects)
 1989 DeepStar Six (special effects supervisor)
 1988 War and Remembrance (TV Mini-Series) (special effects technician - 5 episodes)
 1988 Poltergeist III (special effects foreman)
 1987 The Lost Boys (special effects - as Richard W. Stutsman)
 1985 Enemy Mine (special effects foreman)
 1984 Gremlins (special effects foreman - uncredited)
 1983 Deal of the Century (special effects technician)
 1982-1983 Las aventuras de Frank Buck (TV Series) (special effects technician - 5 episodes)
 1983 Blue Thunder (special effects - uncredited) / (special effects technician)
 1982 Firefox (special effects technician - uncredited)
 1982 Wrong Is Right (special effects technician - uncredited)
 1980 Any Which Way You Can (special effects technician - uncredited)
 1980 Raise the Titanic (special effects technician: miniature unit - uncredited)
 1975-1978 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series) (special effects technician - 15 episodes)
 1975 Jaws (special effects technician - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Richard W. Stutsman

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