Russell Carpenter

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Russell Carpenter, A.S.C.
Born Russell Paul Carpenter
(1950-12-09) December 9, 1950 (age 66)
Van Nuys, California, U.S.
Other names Russ Carpenter
Occupation Cinematographer
Photographer
Title ASC

Russell Paul Carpenter, ASC (born December 9, 1950) is an American cinematographer and photographer.

Personal life[edit]

Carpenter was born in Van Nuys, California, a grandson of a film sound engineer. An alumnus of Van Nuys High School, he is a member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC). He has a degree from San Diego State University.

Career[edit]

Carpenter is most widely known for his early work in horror and genre cinema and for his collaborations with directors James Cameron, McG, and Robert Luketic.

Filmography[edit]

Cinematographer
Year Film Genre Other notes
1983 Sole Survivor Horror film
1988 Critters 2: The Main Course Horror comedy
Lady in White Horror film
The Wonder Years Television 6 episodes
1989 The Wizard of Speed and Time
Cameron's Closet Horror film
1990 Death Warrant Action film
Solar Crisis Science fiction film
Redlands Short film Student film for the AFI
1991 The Perfect Weapon Action film
1992 Pet Sematary Two Horror film
The Lawnmower Man Science fiction film
1993 Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman Television
Hard Target Action film
1994 True Lies Action comedy First collaboration with James Cameron
1995 The Indian in the Cupboard Fantasy film
1996 T2 3-D: Battle Across Time Theme park attraction
1997 Titanic Romantic drama Won Academy Award for Best Cinematography
Money Talks Action comedy
Michael Jackson's Ghosts Short film
1998 The Negotiator Action thriller
2000 Charlie's Angels Action comedy First collaboration with McG
2001 Shallow Hal Comedy
2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle Action comedy
2004 Noel Drama film
2005 Monster-in-Law Romantic comedy First collaboration with Robert Luketic
2006 Awake Conspiracy thriller
2008 21 Heist film
2009 Locker 13 Independent thriller
The Ugly Truth Romantic comedy
2010 Killers Action comedy
2012 This Means War Action comedy
2013 Jobs Biographical drama
2015 Ant-Man Superhero film
2016 Parched Drama film Indian film
2017 XXX: Return of Xander Cage Action film

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