John Hora

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John Hora
John Charles Hora

(1940-02-16) February 16, 1940 (age 80)

John Hora A.S.C. (born February 16, 1940), also known as John C. Hora, is an American cinematographer active from the 1970s to the 2000s. He has also worked as an actor in the 1980s and 1990s.


Hora worked with director Joe Dante in numerous films, including The Howling in 1981, Twilight Zone: The Movie in 1983, Gremlins in 1984 and its 1990 sequel, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Explorers in 1985, and Matinee in 1993. He also served as a cinematographer for Michael Jackson's 1988 film Moonwalker and for the pilot for the television series Eerie, Indiana.

As an actor, Hora performed in Dante's film Innerspace (1987). He later appeared in Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (1992), the sequel to Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. Hora also worked as the director of photography for Honey, I Blew Up the Kid.

Later, Hora worked for The Los Angeles Film School and as secretary for the American Society of Cinematographers. In May 2005 he was honored by the magazine American Cinematographer.

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