Chapman, Michael 1935–

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CHAPMAN, Michael 1935


PERSONAL


Born November 21, 1935, in New York, NY; married Amy Holden Jones (a film editor and director).


Addresses: Agent United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Contact c/o 501 S. Beverly Blvd., #300, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.


Career: Cinematographer, director, writer, and actor. Began career working on documentaries in New York.


Member: American Society of Cinematographers.


Awards, Honors: Academy Award nomination, best cinematography, Boston Society of Film Critics Award, best cinematography, National Society of Film Critics Award, best cinematography, 1981, all for Raging Bull; Academy Award nomination, best cinematography, and American Society of Cinematographers Award, outstanding achievement in cinematography, both 1994, for The Fugitive.

CREDITS


Film Cinematographer:

The Last Detail, Columbia, 1973.

The White Dawn, Paramount, 1974.

The Front, Columbia, 1976.

The Next Man (also known as The Arab Conspiracy and Double Hit ), Allied Artists, 1976.

Taxi Driver, Columbia, 1976.

American Boy (documentary; also known as American Boy: A Profile of Steve Prince ), Cinegate, 1977.

Invasion of the Body Snatchers, United Artists, 1978.

Fingers, United Artists, 1978.

The Last Waltz (concert film), Universal, 1978.

Hardcore (also known as The Hardcore Life ), Columbia, 1979.

The Wanderers, Orion, 1979.

Raging Bull, United Artists, 1980.

Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (also known as Dead Men Wear No Plaid ), Universal, 1982.

Personal Best, Warner Bros., 1982.

The Man with Two Brains, Warner Bros., 1983.

The Lost Boys, Warner Bros., 1987.

Bad, 1987.

Scrooged, Paramount, 1988.

Shoot to Kill (also known as Deadly Pursuit ), Buena Vista, 1988.

Ghostbusters II (also known as Ghostbusters 2 ), Columbia, 1989.

Quick Change, Warner Bros., 1990.

Kindergarten Cop, Universal, 1990.

Doc Hollywood, Warner Bros., 1991.

Whispers in the Dark, Paramount, 1992.

Rising Sun, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1993.

The Fugitive, Warner Bros., 1993.

Primal Fear, Paramount, 1996.

Space Jam, Warner Bros., 1996.

Six Days/Seven Nights (also known as 6 Days 7 Nights ), Buena Vista, 1998.

(Additional photography) Homegrown, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1998.

The Story of Us, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, 1999.

The White River Kid (also known as White River ), New City Releasing, 1999.

The Watcher, MCA/Universal, 2000.

Evolution, DreamWorks, 2001.

Eulogy, Artisan Entertainment, 2003.

Film Camera Operator:

End of the Road, Allied Artists, 1970.

The Landlord, United Artists, 1970.

Klute, Warner Bros., 1971.

Little Murders, 1971.

The Godfather (also known as Mario Puzo's The God-father ), Paramount, 1972.

Bad Company, 1982.

Jaws, 1975.

Film Director:

All the Right Moves (also known as All Right ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 1983.

The Clan of the Cave Bear, Warner Bros., 1986.

The Viking Sagas (also known as The Icelandic Sagas ), 1995.

Film Appearances:

Taxi driver, The Last Detail, Columbia, 1973.

Lawyer, Shoot to Kill (also known as Deadly Pursuit ), Buena Vista, 1988.

Dr. Berg, The Abyss, 1989.

Policeman at grocery, Quick Change, Warner Bros., 1990.

Firefighter, Kindergarten Cop, Universal, 1990.

Shooting gallery operator, Doc Hollywood, Warner Bros., 1991.

Himself, Visions of Light: The Art of Cinematography (documentary), American Film Institute, 1993.

Fred Hoffman, Rising Sun, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1993.

Handsome mechanic, Six Days/Seven Nights (also known as 6 Days 7 Nights ), Buena Vista, 1998.

Waiter, The Story of Us, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, 1999.

Sheriff Long, Evolution, DreamWorks, 2001.

Television Work; Movies:

Cinematographer, Death Be Not Proud, ABC, 1975.

Director, The Annihilator, NBC, 1986.

Cinematographer, Gotham (also known as The Dead Can't Lie ), Showtime, 1988.

Television Work; Miniseries:

Cinematographer, King, NBC, 1978.

Television Work; Specials:

Cinematographer, Steve Martin: Comedy Is Not Pretty, NBC, 1980.

Cinematographer, "Kathleen Battle and Wynton Marsalis: Baroque Duet," Great Performances, PBS, 1992.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Landlord, Gotham (also known as The Dead Can't Lie ), 1988.

Dan Rourke, Third Degree Burn, 1989.

WRITINGS


Film Stories:

The Viking Sagas (also known as The Icelandic Sagas ), 1995.