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Kai Thorup


Kai Thorup was born on January 16, 1972 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. He is known for his work on I, Tonya (2017), Taken 3 (2014) and 21 Jump Street (2012). He has been married to Jennifer Griffin since August 13, 2008. They have one child. See full bio »

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Known For

I, Tonya Location Management
(2017)
Taken 3 Location Management
(2014)
21 Jump Street Location Management
(2012)
RED Location Management
(2010)

Filmography

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  Light of My Life (location scout) (post-production)
  The Trap (location manager) (post-production)
 2019 Boss Level (location scout) (post-production)
 2019 Little (location manager) (post-production)
 2019 American Gods (TV Series) (location scout - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (2019) ... (location scout)
 2018 Nappily Ever After (location manager)
 2018 Bobcat Goldthwait's Misfits & Monsters (TV Series) (supervising location manager - 1 episode)
- Bubba the Bear (2018) ... (supervising location manager)
 2018 Escape Plan 2: Hades (location manager)
 2018 SuperFly (location manager)
 2018 Come Sunday (location manager: reshoots)
 2018 Den of Thieves (location scout)
 2017 When the Street Lights Go On (TV Series) (location manager)
 2017 I, Tonya (location manager)
 2017 The Leisure Seeker (location manager)
 2017 Vengeance: A Love Story (location manager)
 2017 Table 19 (location manager)
 2016 True Memoirs of an International Assassin (location manager)
 2016 A Sunday Horse (location manager)
 2016 Powers (TV Series) (location manager - 1 episode)
- Caracas 1967 (2016) ... (location manager - uncredited)
 2016 The Detour (TV Series) (location manager - 9 episodes)
- The Track (2016) ... (location manager)
- The Drop (2016) ... (location manager)
- The Road (2016) ... (location manager)
- The Wedding (2016) ... (location manager)
- The B&B (2016) ... (location manager)
 2016 Dirty Grandpa (location manager)
 2015 Our Brand Is Crisis (key assistant location manager)
 2015 Barely Lethal (location manager)
 2014 Taken 3 (location manager)
 2014 Constantine (TV Series) (location scout - 1 episode)
- Non Est Asylum (2014) ... (location scout - uncredited)
 2014 A Merry Friggin' Christmas (location manager)
 2014 The Homesman (assistant location manager) / (location scout: Georgia)
 2014 The Red Road (TV Series) (location scout - 2 episodes)
- The Great Snake Battle (2014) ... (location scout - uncredited)
- The Bad Weapons (2014) ... (location scout - uncredited)
 2013-2014 The Originals (TV Series) (key assistant location manager - 10 episodes)
- Farewell to Storyville (2014) ... (key assistant location manager - uncredited)
- Le Grand Guignol (2014) ... (key assistant location manager - uncredited)
- Long Way Back from Hell (2014) ... (key assistant location manager - uncredited)
- Crescent City (2014) ... (key assistant location manager - uncredited)
- Dance Back from the Grave (2014) ... (key assistant location manager - uncredited)
 2014 Premature (location manager)
 2013 The Walking Dead (TV Series) (location scout - 1 episode)
- Live Bait (2013) ... (location scout - uncredited)
 2013 Last Vegas (key assistant location manager)
 2013 The Last of Robin Hood (location manager)
 2013 The Vampire Diaries (TV Series) (key assistant location manager - 1 episode)
- The Originals (2013) ... (key assistant location manager - uncredited)
 2013/II Standing Up (location manager)
 2013 A.C.O.D. (location manager)
 2013 Broken City (assistant location manager)
 2012/I The Watch (location scout)
 2012 Lawless (assistant location manager)
 2012 21 Jump Street (location assistant - uncredited)
 2012 Jayne Mansfield's Car (key assistant location manager)
 2012 Joyful Noise (location scout)
 2011 Young Adult (location scout - uncredited)
 2011 The Greening of Whitney Brown (key assistant location manager) / (location scout)
 2011 Necessary Roughness (TV Series) (location assistant - 1 episode)
- A Wing and a Player (2011) ... (location assistant)
 2011 The Change-Up (assistant location manager) / (location scout)
 2011 Love, Wedding, Marriage (key assistant location manager)
 2011 The Lost Valentine (TV Movie) (key assistant location manager) / (location scout)
 2011 Mean Girls 2 (TV Movie) (key assistant location manager) / (location scout)
 2010 Marry Me (TV Mini-Series) (location scout - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (2010) ... (location scout - uncredited)
- Part 1 (2010) ... (location scout - uncredited)
 2010 RED (key assistant location manager)
 2009 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series) (second assistant location manager - 12 episodes)
- Grayson's Anatomy (2009) ... (second assistant location manager - uncredited)
- Dead Model Walking (2009) ... (second assistant location manager - uncredited)
- What If? (2009) ... (second assistant location manager - uncredited)
- Make Me a Match (2009) ... (second assistant location manager - uncredited)
- The Dress (2009) ... (second assistant location manager - uncredited)
 2009 Halloween II (second assistant location manager - uncredited)
 1996 Miami Hustle (TV Movie) (location manager)
 1995 Dangerous Minds (location scout)
 1995 The Walking Dead (location scout)
 1994 Drop Zone (location scout)
 1989 Rescue 911 (TV Series documentary) (location scout)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Producer and production manager for an ongoing lecture series in South Florida bringing leading scientists, journalists and activists from around the world to speak on all aspects of AIDS and cancer research. See more »
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Trivia:

Chuck Parello, writer/director of "Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer Part 2" named the arsonist character "Kai" after Kai Thorup. Thorup and Parello worked together earlier in their careers on the set of Martin Scorsese's "Cape Fear". See more »

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Capricorn

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