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O'Shea, Michael D. (Michael O'Shea, Mike O'Shea)

O'SHEA, Michael D.
(Michael O'Shea, Mike O'Shea)


Born in Los Angeles, CA; father of Mike O'Shea, Jr. (a camera operator).

Addresses: Agent The Mirisch Agency, 1801 Century Park East, Suite 1801, Los Angeles, CA 90067.

Career: Cinematographer and camera operator. Worked at Warner Bros. Studios in the camera department and as a laborer; camera loader, 1965; camera assistant for Jack Marta and Ernest Laszlo; also shot commercials.

Member: American Society of Cinematographers, International Cinematographers Guild (also known as Camera Guild).

Awards, Honors: Emmy Award nomination, outstanding individual achievement in cinematography for a series, 1992, for "Summer of '91," Doogie Howser, M.D.; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding cinematography for a series, 1997, for "Karen and Her Sisters," Relativity; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding cinematography for a miniseries or a special, 1997, for To Love, Honor, and Deceive; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding cinematography for a miniseries or a movie, 1999, for The '60s; Emmy Award, outstanding cinematography for a singlecamera series, 2003, for "The Simple Man," CSI: Miami.


Film Cinematographer:

(As Michael O'Shea; second unit) Necessary Roughness, Paramount, 1991.

Robin Hood: Men in Tights (also known as Sacre Robin des bois ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 1993.

(Second unit) Geronimo: An American Legend, Columbia, 1993.

(Second unit) The Temp, Paramount, 1993.

(Second unit) The Specialist, Warner Bros., 1994.

Dracula: Dead and Loving It (also known as Dracula mort et heureux de l'etre ), Columbia, 1995.

Big Momma's House (also known as Big Mamas Haus ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 2000.

Here on Earth, Twentieth CenturyFox, 2000.

The New Guy, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2002.

Sorority Boys, Buena Vista, 2002.

Film Camera Operator:

Cannonball Run II, Warner Bros., 1984.

City Heat, Warner Bros., 1984.

The Goonies, Warner Bros., 1985.

(As Michael O'Shea; second unit) Stick, Universal, 1985.

(As Michael O'Shea) Twice in a Lifetime, Bud Yorkin Productions, 1985.

Short Circuit, TriStar, 1986.

Extreme Prejudice, TriStar, 1987.

The Lost Boys, Warner Bros., 1987.

Over the Top, Warner Bros., 1987.

Spaceballs, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1987.

Mac and Me, Orion, 1988.

The Naked GunFrom the Files of Police Squad!, Paramount, 1988.

The 'Burbs, Universal, 1989.

Delirious, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1991.

Film Work; Other:

Assistant camera operator, Ginger in the Morning, Marshall M. Borden, 1973.

Additional camera operator, Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling, Columbia, 1986.

(Second unit) Assistant cameraperson, The Couch Trip, Orion, 1987.

Additional photography, Double Dragon, Gramercy Pictures, 1994.

(As Mike O'Shea) Steadicam operator, A Chronicle of Corpses, ARM/Cinema 25 Pictures, 2001.

(As Mike O'Shea) "A" camera operator and steadicam operator, Rollerball, MetroGoldwynMayer, 2002.

Television Cinematographer; Series:

Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, c. 19901993.

Weird Science, USA Network, 1994.

Sweet Justice, NBC, 19941995.

Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (also known as Lois & Clark and The New Adventures of Superman ), ABC, 19951996.

Relativity, ABC, 19961997.

Chicago Hope, CBS, 19961997.

Nothing Sacred, ABC, 19971998.

Once and Again, ABC, 19992000.

Ryan Caulfield: Year One, Fox, 1999.

Life 360, PBS, c. 2001.

Buffy, the Vampire Slayer (also known as Buffy ), UPN, 20012002.

Everwood, The WB, 20012002.

CSI: Miami, CBS, 20022003.

Resurrection Blvd., Showtime, 20002002.

The Guardian, CBS, 20032004.

Jack & Bobby, The WB, 2004.

Television Camera Operator; Series:

Love Story, NBC, 19731974.

Hooperman, ABC, 19871989.

Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, c. 19901993.

(And steadicam) Oz, HBO, c. 19972003.

Also worked as a camera operator, Gunsmoke, CBS.

Television Work; Miniseries:

Camera operator, Blind Ambition, CBS, 1979.

Camera operator, Louis L'Amour's The Sacketts (also known as The Sacketts ), NBC, 1979.

Cinematographer, The '60s, NBC, 1999.

Television Cinematographer; Movies:

To Love, Honor, and Deceive (also known as The Protected Wife ), ABC, 1996.

The Rockford Files: Murders and Misdemeanors, CBS, 1997.

The Rockford Files: If It Bleeds It Leads, CBS, 1999.

Television Camera Operator; Movies:

Sex and the Single Parent, CBS, 1979.

A Vacation in Hell, NBC, 1979.

Father Damien: The Leper Priest, NBC, 1980.

High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane, CBS, 1980.

(As Michael O'Shea) Homeward Bound, CBS, 1980.

(As Mike O'Shea) Marathon, CBS, 1980.

White Water Rebels, CBS, 1983.

Something about Amelia, ABC, 1984.

Fear, Showtime, 1990.

(Second unit) White Mile, 1993.

Television Work; Pilots:

Camera operator, Flying High, CBS, 1978.

Camera operator, Rendezvous Hotel, CBS, 1979.

Cinematographer, The Player, NBC, 1997.

Cinematographer, Everwood, The WB, 2002.

Cinematographer for Astoria, Fox.

Television Work; Other:

Postproduction supervisor, Killer Bees (movie), ABC, 1974.

Gocam, Skating Romance III: Love Is in the Air (special), USA Network, 1997.

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