Surtees, Bruce 1937–
Surtees, Bruce 1937–
Full name, Bruce Mohr Powell Surtees; born July 23, 1937, in Los Angeles, CA; son of Robert L. (a cinematographer) and Maydell Surtees; brother of Thomas William Surtees (a camera operator). Education: Attended Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA.
Addresses: Agent—The Gersh Agency, 232 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.
Career: Cinematographer. Worked at Disney as a technician mixing animation with live action.
Awards, Honors: Academy Award nomination, best cinematography, 1974, for Lenny; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding cinematography for a miniseries or movie, 1999, for Dash and Lilly.
The Beguiled, Universal, 1971.
Dirty Harry, Warner Bros., 1971.
Play Misty for Me, Universal, 1971.
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1972.
The Great Northfield, Minnesota Raid, Universal, 1972.
Joe Kidd, Universal, 1972.
(Second unit) Lost Horizon, 1973.
Blume in Love, Samuel Bronston, 1973.
High Plains Drifter, Universal, 1973.
The Outfit (also known as The Good Guys Always Win), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1973.
Lenny, United Artists, 1974.
Night Moves, Warner Bros., 1975.
Leadbelly, Paramount, 1976.
The Outlaw Josey Wales, Warner Bros., 1976.
The Shootist, Paramount, 1976.
Sparkle, Warner Bros., 1976.
Three Warriors, Fantasy, 1977.
"Baxter's Beauties of 1933," Movie Movie, Warner Bros., 1978.
Big Wednesday (also known as Summer of Innocence), Warner Bros., 1978.
Dreamer, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979.
Escape from Alcatraz, Paramount, 1979.
Inchon, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1981.
Firefox, Warner Bros., 1982.
Honkytonk Man, Warner Bros., 1982.
Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains (also known as All Washed Up), Paramount, 1982.
White Dog (also known as Trained to Kill), Paramount, 1982.
(With Donald Thorin) Bad Boys, Universal, 1983.
Sudden Impact, Warner Bros., 1983.
(With Reynaldo Villalobos) Risky Business, Warner Bros., 1983.
Beverly Hills Cop, Paramount, 1984.
Tightrope, Warner Bros., 1984.
Pale Rider, Warner Bros., 1985.
Out of Bounds, Columbia, 1986.
Psycho III (also known as Psicosis 3 and Psycose 3), Universal, 1986.
Ratboy, Warner Bros., 1986.
Back to the Beach (also known as Malibu Beach Girls), Paramount, 1987.
License to Drive, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988.
Men Don't Leave, Warner Bros., 1990.
(With Brenton Spencer) Run, Buena Vista, 1991.
The Super, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991.
The Crush, Warner Bros., 1993.
That Night (also known as One Hot Summer), Warner Bros., 1993.
Corrina, Corrina, New Line Cinema, 1994.
The Stars Fell on Henrietta, Warner Bros., 1995.
The Substitute, Orion, 1996.
Just a Little Harmless Sex, Phaedra Cinema, 1999.
Joshua, Artisan Entertainment, 2002.
Film Work; Other:
Camera operator, Lost Command, 1966.
(Uncredited) Camera operator, Coogan's Bluff, 1968.
(Uncredited) Camera operator, Two Mules for Sister Sara, 1970.
Television Cinematographer; Miniseries:
American Tragedy, CBS, 2000.
And Never Let Her Go, CBS, 2001.
Television Cinematographer; Movies:
(With Dariusz Wolski) Chains of Gold, Showtime, 1991.
The Birds II: Land's End, Showtime, 1994.
Murder in a Small Town, Arts and Entertainment, 1999.
That Championship Season, Showtime, 1999.
Dash and Lilly, Arts and Entertainment, 1999.
Lethal Vows, CBS, 1999.
The Lady in Question, Arts and Entertainment, 1999.
Thin Air (also known as Robert B. Parker's "Thin Air" and Thin Air: A Spenser Mystery), Arts and Entertainment, 2000.
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