James was born and raised in Baltimore Maryland(August 1959) and his first exposure to the biz was carrying camera and lighting gear for his father, a prominent East coast shooter, at the age of 10. Moving to New York city by 17 to seek his own photographic fortune; young Udel did everything Industry connected from loading trucks at Feature Systems... See full bio »

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Known For

Money Train Camera and Electrical Department
(1995)
Rush Hour Camera and Electrical Department
(1998)
The Nutty Professor Camera and Electrical Department
(1996)
Hard Rain Camera and Electrical Department
(1998)

Filmography

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 2009 The Smell of Success (rigging grip)
 2008 Seven Pounds (grip)
 2008 Soul Men (grip)
 2007 Private Practice (TV Series) (grip - 1 episode)
 2006-2007 Shark (TV Series) (grip - 3 episodes)
- Trial by Fire (2007) ... (grip)
- Here Comes the Judge (2007) ... (grip)
- Russo (2006) ... (grip)
 1999 Being John Malkovich (grip - uncredited)
 1999 Inherit the Wind (TV Movie) (grip)
 1999 Never Been Kissed (rigging grip)
 1999 Border Line (TV Movie) (best boy grip)
 1999 Storm of the Century (TV Mini-Series) (dive grip - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... (dive grip)
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... (dive grip)
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... (dive grip)
 1999 My Favorite Martian (key grip: second unit)
 1998 Rush Hour (rigging grip)
  Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series) (grip - 10 episodes, 1996 - 1998) (rigging grip - 4 episodes, 1996 - 1997)
- Point Blank (1998) ... (grip)
- The Body Electric (1997) ... (grip)
- Hostage (1997) ... (rigging grip)
- Between Friends/A House Divided: Part 2 (1997) ... (rigging grip)
 1998 Hard Rain (rigging grip)
 1997 Amistad (rigging grip - uncredited)
 1997 The Rockford Files: Shoot-Out at the Golden Pagoda (TV Movie) (grip - uncredited)
 1997 Red Corner (rigging grip - uncredited)
 1997 Before Women Had Wings (TV Movie) (grip)
 1997 The Shadow Men (key grip: second unit)
 1997 Money Talks (rigging grip - uncredited)
 1997 Cold Around the Heart (key grip)
 1997/I Breakdown (grip - uncredited)
 1997 Dante's Peak (rigging grip - uncredited)
 1997 The Pest (grip)
 1996 Alien Nation: The Enemy Within (TV Movie) (grip)
 1996 Mad Dog Time (grip - uncredited)
  Party of Five (TV Series) (grip - 8 episodes, 1996) (rigging grip - 2 episodes, 1996)
- Personal Demons (1996) ... (grip - uncredited)
- Going Home (1996) ... (grip - uncredited)
- Mixed Signals (1996) ... (rigging grip - uncredited)
- Deal with It (1996) ... (rigging grip - uncredited)
- Short Cuts (1996) ... (grip - uncredited)
 1996 The Rockford Files: Punishment and Crime (TV Movie) (grip - uncredited)
 1996 Larger Than Life (grip)
 1996 The Nutty Professor (grip)
 1996 Independence Day (rigging grip - uncredited)
 1996 Eraser (grip - uncredited)
 1996 The Rock (rigging grip - uncredited)
 1996 Barb Wire (company grip) / (grip) / (rigging grip)
 1996 The Rockford Files: Friends and Foul Play (TV Movie) (grip - uncredited)
 1995 Mother (Video) (rigging grip - as James Udel)
 1995 Money Train (rigging grip)
 1995 Three Wishes (grip)
 1994-1995 Dream On (TV Series) (grip - 10 episodes)
- Take Two Tablets, and Get Me to Mt. Sinai (1995) ... (grip - uncredited)
- A Face Worse Than Death (1994) ... (grip - uncredited)
- From Here to Paternity (1994) ... (grip - uncredited)
- Blame It on Reo (1994) ... (grip - uncredited)
- Where There's Smoke, You're Fired (1994) ... (grip - uncredited)
 1994 Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills (TV Movie) (grip)
 1991 The General Motors Playwrights Theater (TV Series) (still photographer - 1 episode)
- Clara (1991) ... (still photographer)
 1989 American Playwrights Theater: The One-Acts (TV Series) (still photographer - 1 episode)
- Third and Oak: The Pool Hall (1989) ... (still photographer)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

James Udel

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Trivia:

Father had artificial leg from service during World War 2. See more »

Trademark:

1969 Nikon F Camera Black Body

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