Donald E. Thorin
Donald E. Thorin
Donald Eugene Thorin
October 12, 1934
|Died||February 9, 2016 (aged 81)|
|Other names||Donald Thorin|
|Organization||American Society of Cinematographers|
Thorin was born in Omaha, Nebraska. In 1957, he went to Hollywood and started working as mailroom at 20th Century Fox. Later he moved to camera department as camera loader, and started his cinematographer career from the 2nd camera assistant on The Young Lions.
He worked with Taylor Hackford (An Officer and a Gentleman, Against All Odds), Michael Ritchie (Wildcats, The Golden Child, The Couch Trip), Martin Brest (Midnight Run, Scent of a Woman), and Steve Oedekerk (Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, Nothing to Lose).
He was also cinematographer on well-known films such as Sylvester Stallone's Lock Up and Tango & Cash, Whoopi Goldberg's Boys on the Side, Bette Midler's The First Wives Club, and Samuel L. Jackson's Shaft.
|1982||An Officer and a Gentleman||Taylor Hackford|
|1983||Bad Boys||Rick Rosenthal|
|1984||Against All Odds||Taylor Hackford|
|Purple Rain||Albert Magnoli|
|American Anthem||Albert Magnoli|
|The Golden Child||Michael Ritchie|
|1988||The Couch Trip|
|Midnight Run||Martin Brest|
|1989||Troop Beverly Hills||Jeff Kanew|
|Collision Course||Lewis Teague|
|Lock Up||John Flynn|
|Tango & Cash||Andrei Konchalovsky
|1991||The Marrying Man||Jerry Rees|
|1992||Out on a Limb||Francis Veber|
|Scent of a Woman||Martin Brest|
|1993||Undercover Blues||Herbert Ross|
|1994||Little Big League||Andrew Scheinman|
|1995||Boys on the Side||Herbert Ross|
|Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls||Steve Oedekerk|
|1996||The First Wives Club||Hugh Wilson|
|1997||Nothing to Lose||Steve Oedekerk|
|1999||Mickey Blue Eyes||Kelly Makin|
|Dudley Do-Right||Hugh Wilson|
|2003||Head of State||Chris Rock|
- "DONALD THORIN". cinematographers.nl. Retrieved 2014-03-17.
- Witmer, Jon D. (May 1, 2016). "In Memoriam: Don Thorin Sr., ASC, 1934-2016". American Cinematographer. Los Angeles, California, U.S.: American Society of Cinematographers. 97 (5): 93. ISSN 0002-7928.
- "Donald Thorin Obituary - Tucson, Arizona". Legacy.com. Retrieved April 22, 2016.
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