Green, Jack N. 1946- (Jack Green)

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Green, Jack N. 1946- (Jack Green)


Full name, John Newton Green; born November 18, 1946, in San Francisco, CA; children: Peter (a cinematographer and producer), Heather (a cinematographer), Ryan (cinematographer).


Agent—The Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210-5302.


Cinematographer, camera operator, and director. HATCHfest, member of advisory board; second annual HatcH Audiovisual Festival, Bozeman, MT, mentor and attendee.


American Society of Cinematographers, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Directors Guild of America.

Awards, Honors:

Cannes International Film Festival Award, best picture and sound, 1988, for Bird; American Society of Cinematographers Award nomination, outstanding achievement in cinematography in theatrical releases, 1996, for The Bridges of Madison County; Boston Society of Film Critics Award, best cinematography, Film Award nomination, best cinematography, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1992, Academy Award nomination, best cinematography, 1993, for Unforgiven.


Film Cinematographer:

Heartbreak Ridge, Warner Bros., 1986.

Like Father, Like Son, TriStar, 1987.

The Dead Pool (also known as Dirty Harry in "The Dead Pool"), Warner Bros., 1988.

Bird, Warner Bros., 1988.

Race for Glory, New Century/Vista, 1989.

Pink Cadillac, Warner Bros., 1989.

White Hunter, Black Heart, Warner Bros., 1990.

The Rookie, Warner Bros., 1990.

Love Crimes, Millimeter Films, 1991.

Deceived, Buena Vista, 1991.

Unforgiven, Warner Bros., 1992.

Rookie of the Year, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1993.

A Perfect World, Warner Bros., 1993.

Trapped in Paradise, FoxVideo, 1994.

Bad Company, Buena Vista, 1995.

The Bridges of Madison County, Warner Bros., 1995.

The Net, Columbia, 1995.

The Amazing Panda Adventure (also known as The Amazing Panda Rescue and Little Panda), Warner Bros., 1995.

Twister, Universal/Warner Bros., 1996.

Absolute Power, Columbia/Sony Pictures, 1997.

(Uncredited; as Jack Green) Traveller, October Films, 1997.

Speed 2: Cruise Control, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Warner Bros., 1997.

True Crime, Warner Bros., 1998.

(As Jack Green) Girl, Interrupted (also known as Durchgeknallt and Durchegeknallt—Girl, Interrupted), Columbia, 1999.

Space Cowboys, Warner Bros., 2000.

Golden Dreams, Walt Disney Pictures, 2001.

Pretty When You Cry (also known as Seduced: Pretty When You Cry), Screen Media Films, 2001.

A Man Apart (also known as Extreme Rage), New Line Cinma, 2003.

Secondhand Lions, New Line Cinema, 2003.

50 First Dates, Sony, 2004.

Against the Ropes (also known as Die Promoterin and The Promoter), Paramount, 2004.

(As Jack Green) The 40 Year Old Virgin (also known as The 40 Year-Old Virgin and The 40-Year-Old Virgin), Universal, 2005.

Serenity, Universal, 2005.

(As Jack Green; New York unit) Click, Sony, 2006.

(Uncredited; additional photography) Zoom (also known as Zoom: Academy for Superheroes), Sony, 2006.

(As Jack Green) Are We Done Yet?, Sony, 2007.

My Best Friend's Girl, Lionsgate, 2008.

Film Camera Operator:

Fighting Mad, 1976.

The Gauntlet, Warner Bros., 1977.

(As Jack Green) Every Which Way but Loose, Warner Bros., 1978.

(As Jack Green) Any Which Way You Can, Warner Bros., 1980.

Bronco Billy, Warner Bros., 1980.

(B camera) The Border, Universal, 1981.

48 Hrs., Paramount, 1982.

Firefox, Warner Bros., 1982.

Honkytonk Man, Warner Bros., 1982.

Tex, Buena Vista, 1982.

Hysterical, EMB, 1983.

Risky Business, 1983.

Sudden Impact (also known as Le retour de l'inspecteur Harry), Warner Bros., 1983.

(B camera and aerial unit) Uncommon Valor, Paramount, 1983.

(As Jack Green) Beverly Hills Cop, Paramount, 1984.

Panaglide operator, City Heat, Warner Bros., 1984.

(As Jack Green) Tightrope, Warner Bros., 1984.

Rocky IV, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1985.

(As Jack Green) Pale Rider, Warner Bros., 1985.

(As Jack Green) Pretty in Pink, Paramount, 1986.

(B camera) Psycho III, Universal, 1986.

(As Jack Green) Ratboy, Warner Bros., 1986.

Out of Bounds, 1986.

(Aerials and Arizona) Rambo III, TriStar, 1988.

(Aerial camera) The Karate Kid III, 1989.

White Hunter, Black Heart, Warner Bros., 1990.

Film Assistant Camera:

Win, Place or Steal (also known as Another Day at the Races, Just Another Day at the Races, The Big Payoff, and Three for the Money), 1975.

Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York, 1975.

(Uncredited) Rooster Cogburn, Universal, 1975.

Film Work; Other:

Wescam technician, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, 1968.

Wescam technician, Tora! Tora! Tora!, 1968.

Camera assistant, Dirty Harry, 1971.

Steadicam operator, Rocky IV, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1985.

Additional photography, Volunteers, TriStar, 1985.

Second unit director of photography, Rambo III, TriStar, 1988.

Stills photographer, Scarlet and Black, Miramax, 1993.

(As Jack Green) Director, Traveller, October Films, 1997.

Coproducer, Island Prey, Cinema West Films/Riead Productions, 2001.

(As Jack Green) Director, Pretty When You Cry (also known as Seduced: Pretty When You Cry), Screen Media Films, 2001.

Film Appearances:

Cameraman, Midnight Fear, 1990.

(As Jack Green) Himself, On the Set with "Secondhand Lions" (documentary short), New Line Home Video, 2004.

(As Jack Green) Himself, The Dating Scene (documentary short), Columbia TriStar Entertainment, 2004.

Guest, Cinema Scene (short), 2005.

Himself, The Long Shadow of "Dirty Harry" (documentary short), Warner Home Video, 2008.

Himself, An Old-Fashioned Love Story: Making "The Bridges of Madison County" (documentary), Warner Home Video, 2008.

Television Work; Movies:

Camera operator, Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker, ABC, 1979.

Camera operator, The $5.20 an Hour Dream, CBS, 1980.

Camera operator, Seizure: The Story of Kathy Morris, CBS, 1980.

Camera operator, Midnight Offerings, ABC, 1981.

Cinematographer and director, Pretty When You Cry, HBO, 2001.

Television Cinematographer; Pilots:

The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (also known as Brisco County Jr.), Fox, 1993.

Television Cinematographer; Specials:

Eastwood on Eastwood, TNT, 1997.

Television Work; Episodic:

(As Jack Green) Camera operator, "You Call This Plain Clothes?," Cagney & Lacey, 1982.

Television Appearances; Specials:

(As Jack Green) Himself, Eastwood & Co.: Making "Unforgiven," 1992.

Television Episodes:

Himself, "Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows," American Masters, PBS, 2000.

"The Sand Pebbles," History vs. Hollywood, History Channel, 2001.



Entertainment Weekly, May 2, 1997; May 9, 1997, p. 55.

New Republic, October 12, 1992; May 19, 1997.

People Weekly, April 21, 1997.