Kees Van Oostrum was born on July 5, 1953 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. He is known for his work on Return to Lonesome Dove (1993), A Perfect Man (2013) and Profiler (1996). See full bio »

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Return to Lonesome Dove Cinematographer
A Perfect Man Director
Profiler Cinematographer
The Hitchhiker Director


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  The Fosters (TV Series) (6 episodes, 2014) (director of photography - 29 episodes, 2014 - 2018)
- Where the Heart Is (2018) ... (director of photography)
- Turks & Caicos (2018) ... (director of photography)
- Meet the Fosters (2018) ... (director of photography)
- Just Say Yes (2018) ... (director of photography)
- Makeover (2018) ... (director of photography)
 2016/I Broken Vows
 2014/I Dark Hearts
 2013 Dr Awkward (Short)
 2013 Copperhead
 2011 Smooch (TV Movie)
 2010 Secrets in the Walls (TV Movie)
 2010 Christina
 2008/I The Last Word
 2006 A Perfect Day (TV Movie)
 2006 We Fight to Be Free (Short)
 2006 The Water Is Wide (TV Movie)
 2005 Snow Wonder (TV Movie)
 2004 Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2004 Spartacus (TV Movie)
 2003 Gods and Generals (director of photography)
 2002 Homeward Bound (TV Movie)
 2002 The Last Man Club (Short)
 2000 A House Divided (TV Movie)
 2000 Cupid & Cate (TV Movie)
 1999 You Know My Name (TV Movie)
  Profiler (TV Series) (5 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (director of photography - 14 episodes, 1996 - 1998)
- The Root of All Evil (1998) ... (director of photography)
- Die Beautiful (1998) ... (director of photography)
- Bloodlust (1998) ... (director of photography)
- Shoot to Kill (1998) ... (director of photography)
 1998 Before He Wakes (TV Movie)
 1997 Medusa's Child (TV Movie)
 1997 Old Man (TV Movie)
 1996 Thinner
 1996 Second Noah (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Second Noah (1996)
 1995 Journey (TV Movie)
 1995 Degree of Guilt (TV Movie)
 1995 Down Came a Blackbird (TV Movie)
 1994 Jack Reed: A Search for Justice (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1994 The Enemy Within (TV Movie)
 1994 Hart to Hart: Old Friends Never Die (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1994 Children of the Dark (TV Movie)
 1994 Once in a Lifetime (TV Movie) (director of photography - as Kees van Oostrum)
 1993 Return to Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- The Legacy (1993) ... (as Kees van Ostrom)
- The Forge (1993)
 1993 Gettysburg
 1993 Torch Song (TV Movie)
 1993 There Was a Little Boy (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1993 Men Don't Tell (TV Movie)
 1993 Heartbeat (TV Movie)
 1992 Somebody's Daughter (TV Movie)
 1992 In My Daughter's Name (TV Movie)
 1992 Miss Rose White (TV Movie)
 1992 The Burden of Proof (TV Movie)
 1991 An Inconvenient Woman (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1991)
- Episode #1.1 (1991)
 1991 Son of the Morning Star (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1991)
- Episode #1.1 (1991)
 1991 The Story Lady (TV Movie)
 1991 Never Forget (TV Movie)
 1991 Long Road Home (TV Movie)
 1990 Ivory Hunters (TV Movie)
 1990 A Son's Promise (TV Movie)
 1990 The Incident (TV Movie)
 1989 The Gifted One (TV Movie)
 1989 Day One (TV Movie)
 1989 The Karen Carpenter Story (TV Movie) (director of photography - as Kees VanOostrum)
 1987 Sable (TV Series) (pilot episode)
 1987 Mistress (TV Movie)
 1987 Roses Are for the Rich (TV Movie)
 1986 Something in Common (TV Movie)
 1986 A Case of Deadly Force (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1986 A Time to Triumph (TV Movie)
 1985 Crime of Innocence (TV Movie)
 1985 Certain Fury (director of photography)
 1985 Blue Heaven
 1984 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
 1984 Her Life as a Man (TV Movie)
 1983 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- The Hand Me Down Kid (1983) ... (director of photography)
 1982 Is da graal, he (TV Movie documentary)
 1982 Kwiek graal (TV Movie documentary)
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