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Roy H. Wagner


Born in a very small community in the mid west Roy had no other contact to his dream of becoming a cinematographer than through the local theater and the Los Angeles phone directory. He would recall the names of cinematographers as they appeared on their films and call them blindly to talk with them about their work. Many of them were so suprised ... See full bio »

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Known For

Quantum Leap Cinematographer
(1989)
Nick of Time Cinematographer
(1995)
Blood and Bone Cinematographer
(2009)
Beauty and the Beast Cinematographer
(1987)

Filmography

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 2020 The Lost Lederhosen (Short) (Director of Photography) (completed)
 2014 Siempre Seras (Short) (completed)
 2021 Weed Club (TV Movie)
 2020/II Gravesend (TV Series)
 2020/I Gravesend (TV Series)
 2019 Stand!
 2018 The Neighborhood (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- The Mezuzah (2018) ... (director of photography)
- The Feast of Avenue U (2018) ... (director of photography)
 2016 Ray Donovan (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Rattus Rattus (2016) ... (director of photography)
- Federal Boobie Inspector (2016) ... (director of photography)
 2016 Game of Chance (Short)
 2015 Sugar Baby (Short)
  Elementary (TV Series) (4 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (director of photography - 8 episodes, 2012 - 2013)
- Tremors (2013)
- Blood Is Thicker (2013)
- An Unnatural Arrangement (2013) ... (director of photography)
 2013 A Holmes of Their Own (Video short)
 2013 Holmes Sweet Holmes (Video short)
 2013 In Liu of Watson (Video short)
 2013 Set Tour with Lucy Liu (Video short)
 2012 Chicago Fire Spoof (Short)
 2012 Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (TV Movie) (co-director of photography)
 2012 A Smile as Big as the Moon (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2010 Make It or Break It (TV Series) (director of photography - 11 episodes)
- Friends Close, Enemies Closer (2010) ... (director of photography)
- Are We Family? (2010) ... (director of photography)
- The Only Thing We Have to Fear (2010) ... (director of photography)
- The Great Wall (2010) ... (director of photography)
- Hope and Faith (2010) ... (director of photography)
 2009 Streets of Blood (Video) (director of photography)
 2009 The Unusuals (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- The E.I.D. (2009)
- The Apology Line (2009)
- The Dentist (2009)
- The Tape Delay (2009)
- The Circle Line (2009)
 2009 The Beast (TV Series) (director of photography - 12 episodes)
- No Turning Back (2009) ... (director of photography)
- Counterfeit (2009) ... (director of photography)
- My Brother's Keeper (2009) ... (director of photography)
- Tilt (2009) ... (director of photography)
- The Walk In (2009) ... (director of photography)
 2007 Burn Notice (TV Series) (director of photography - 12 episodes)
- Loose Ends, Part 1 (2007) ... (director of photography)
- Loose Ends, Part 2 (2007) ... (director of photography)
- False Flag (2007) ... (director of photography)
- Hard Bargain (2007) ... (director of photography)
- Wanted Man (2007) ... (director of photography)
  Kidnapped (TV Series) (2 episodes, 2007) (director of photography - 5 episodes, 2007)
- Resolution (2007) ... (director of photography)
- Acknowledgement (2007) ... (director of photography)
- Mutiny (2007)
- Impasse (2007)
- Do Unto Others (2007) ... (director of photography)
 2007 The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning (TV Movie) (as Roy Wagner)
  House (TV Series) (23 episodes, 2005 - 2006) (director of photography - 13 episodes, 2005 - 2006)
- No Reason (2006)
- Forever (2006) ... (director of photography)
- Euphoria: Part 2 (2006) ... (director of photography)
- Euphoria: Part 1 (2006)
 2005 A Really Big Problem (Short)
 2005 Shackles (Video)
 2003 The Flannerys (TV Short)
 2003 Coyote Waits (TV Movie)
 2003 A Thief of Time (TV Movie)
 2002 Skinwalkers: The Navajo Mysteries (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- A Thief of Time (2002)
- Coyote waits (2002)
- Skinwalkers (2002)
 2002 Skinwalkers (TV Movie)
 2002 Push, Nevada (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- ···---··· (2002)
- Jim's Domain (2002)
- Storybook Hero (2002)
- The Color of... (2002)
  Pasadena (TV Series) (1 episode, 2002) (director of photography - 9 episodes, 2001 - 2002)
- A River in Egypt (2002) ... (director of photography)
- Someone to Talk To (2002) ... (director of photography)
- Run Lily Run (2002) ... (director of photography)
- The Bones (2002) ... (director of photography)
 2002 K-9: P.I. (Video) (director of photography)
 2000-2001 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (director of photography - 9 episodes)
- Too Tough to Die (2001) ... (director of photography)
- To Halve and to Hold (2001) ... (director of photography)
- I-15 Murders (2001) ... (director of photography)
- Sex, Lies and Larvae (2000) ... (director of photography)
- Anonymous (2000) ... (director of photography)
 1999-2000 Get Real (TV Series) (22 episodes)
- History Lessons (2000)
- Support System (2000)
- Guilt (2000)
- The Distance (2000)
- Saved (2000)
 1999 In the Company of Spies (TV Movie)
 1999 Cold Feet (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1999)
 1997-1999 Cracker: Mind Over Murder (TV Series) (16 episodes)
- Faustian Fitz (1999)
- Best Boys (1999)
- The Club (1999)
 1998-1999 Fantasy Island (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Innocent (1999)
- Let Go (1998)
- Wishboned (1998)
- Handymen (1998)
- Dreams (1998)
 1998 The Invisible Man (TV Movie)
 1997 Cyclops, Baby
 1997 Gun (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Father John (1997)
- Ricochet (1997)
 1997 The Pest (director of photography)
  Party of Five (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1994 - 1996) (director of photography - 40 episodes, 1994 - 1996)
- Spring Breaks: Part 1 (1996) ... (uncredited)
- Happily Ever After (1996) ... (director of photography)
- Altered States (1996) ... (director of photography)
- Before and After (1996) ... (director of photography)
- Valentine's Day (1996) ... (director of photography)
 1995 Nick of Time (director of photography)
 1994 Drop Zone (director of photography)
 1994 Hart to Hart: Crimes of the Hart (TV Movie) (director of photography - as Roy Wagner)
 1994 Hart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart Is (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1993 Hart to Hart Returns (TV Movie) (director of photography - as Roy Wagner)
 1993 The Secrets of Lake Success (TV Mini Series) (3 episodes)
- One Less Secret (1993)
- A Taste of Honey (1993)
- A Family Affair (1993)
 1993 Another Stakeout (director of photography)
 1993 Crime & Punishment (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Fire with Fire (1993)
- Our Denial (1993)
 1992 2000 Malibu Road (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1992)
- Episode #1.5 (1992)
- Episode #1.4 (1992)
- Pilot (1992)
- Episode #1.2 (1992)
 1992 Mann & Machine (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- Cold, Cold Heart (1992)
- Mann's Fate (1992)
- Torch Song (1992)
 1992 The Broken Cord (TV Movie) (as Roy Wagner)
 1992 Drug Wars: The Cocaine Cartel (TV Mini Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Part II (1992) ... (director of photography)
- Part I (1992) ... (director of photography)
 1991 Saturday's (TV Movie)
 1991 Under Cover (TV Series) (director of photography - 3 episodes)
- Quarantine (1991) ... (director of photography)
- Sacrifices: Part II (1991) ... (director of photography)
- Mr. Butterfly (1991) ... (director of photography)
 1991 The Antagonists (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1991)
 1990 Cop Rock (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Marital Blitz (1990)
- Cop-a-Felliac (1990)
 1990 Nasty Boys (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- The Line (1990)
- The Candidate (1990)
- Flesh and Blood (1990)
 1989-1990 Christine Cromwell (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- In Vino Veritas (1990)
 1989 Nasty Boys (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1988 Disaster at Silo 7 (TV Movie)
 1988 Juarez (TV Movie)
 1987-1988 Houston Knights (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- For Caroline (1988)
- Bad Paper (1988)
- Love Hurts (1988)
- Burnout (1988)
 1988 Mortuary Academy (director of photography)
 1987 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- No Way Down (1987)
- Siege (1987)
- Terrible Savior (1987)
 1987 Nightforce (Video)
 1987 Return to Horror High (director of photography - as Roy Wagner)
 1986 Witchboard (director of photography)
 1977 Meatcleaver Massacre (uncredited)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (13 credits)
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Show Show Director (2 credits)
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Show Show Self (6 credits)
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Favorite Forgotten Films

Roy H. Wagner, ASC

Although I saw many films before this, I recall the power that The Greatest Show on Earth held over me as a child. The sense of showmanship and the scope drawn into that one-dimensional screen captured my imagination. I recall that, at the time, it suggested the power of which the cinema was capable.

One of the first films in which I remember acknowledging... See more »

Trivia:

Honorary member of Society of Camera Operators. See more »

Nickname:

Buddy

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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