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Conroy, Jack


(Jack Conroy, Sr.)


Children: John (a director and writer). Education: Attended the College of Technology, Portlaoighise, Ireland.

Addresses: Agent The Coppage Company, 11501 Chandler Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601; The Mirisch Agency, 1801 Century Park East, Suite 1801, Los Angeles, CA 90067.

Career: Director of photography, gaffer, director, and writer. Worked on television productions, films, and commercials at Ardmore Studios, Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland, beginning in 1964, later directed the lighting and camera department there, beginning in 1972; affiliated with Dream Merchant Studios and CineView Productions, Inc.; lecturer on film matters in the United States and Ireland; owned a lighting company and president of an electrical and building company. Also known as Jack Conroy, Sr.


Film Director of Photography:

The Woman Who Married Clark Gable (short film), Palace Pictures, 1985.

Now I Know, 1988.

My Left Foot (also known as My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown ), Miramax, 1989.

After Midnight, Channel Four Films, 1990.

December Bride, Channel Four Films, 1990.

The Field, Avenue Pictures, 1990.

The Playboys, Samuel Goldwyn, 1992.

Silent Tongue (also known as Le gardein des esprits ), Trimark Pictures, 1994.

Broken Harvest, Kit Parker Films, 1995.

The Hunted, MCA/Universal, 1995.

Gold in the Streets, Carlton/Rank, 1996.

Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco, Buena Vista, 1996.

The Nephew, Angel Films, 1998.

Tick Tock, Avalanche Home Entertainment, 2000.

Nailed, Curb Entertainment, 2001.

Jackson, Megalomania Productions, 2002.

The Last (short film), 67 Pictures, 2002.

Niembe, c. 2002.

Fate, Alpha Film Group, 2003.

Comfortably Numb, [Great Britain], 2004.

Director of photography for other films, including The Magpie and Splitrock.

Film Gaffer:

Images, Columbia, 1972.

Inside Out (also known as The Golden Heist, Hitler's Gold, and Ein Genialer Bluff ), Warner Bros., 1975.

Eureka, United Artists, 1984.

Film Electrical Supervisor:

Zardoz, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1974.

A Bridge Too Far, United Artists, 1977.

Excalibur, Warner Bros., 1981.

Film Work; Other:

Supervising electrician, Voyage of the Damned, AvcoEmbassy, 1976.

Additional photographer, Some Fish Can Fly, Artistic License, 1999.

Television Director of Photography; Series:

The Irish RM, Channel 4 and Ulster Television, 19831985.

The Magnificent Seven, CBS, 19981999.

V.I.P. (also known as V.I.P.Die Bodyguards ), syndicated, 19982002.

Television Director of Photography; Movies:

The Love She Sought (also known as A Green Journey ), NBC, 1990.

Frankenstein, TNT, 1993.

Blind Justice (also known as Canaan's Way ), HBO, 1994.

The Last Outlaw, HBO, 1994.

Tyson, HBO, 1995.

The Cherokee Kid, HBO, 1996.

A Bright Shining Lie, HBO, 1998.

Everything That Rises, TNT, 1998.

Television Work; Other:

Gaffer, Coming out of the Ice (movie), CBS, 1982.

Director of photography, The Real Charlotte (miniseries), Granada Television and PBS, 1991.

Director of photography, The Governor (episodic), London Weekend Television, 1995.

Director, Spastoireacht (short movie; also known as UFOs ), Network Ireland Television, 1996.

Director of photography, Two by Forsyth; director of documentaries, Irish television.


Teleplays; Specials:

Author of documentaries, Irish television.

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