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George M. Chappell


George M. Chappell born in Fullerton Ca. He moved to South Central Los Angeles with his mom Annie sister Joyce and brother Walter where he attended Wadsworth grade school, George Washington Carver Jr. High school and Thomas Jefferson High graduating in 1978. He is now works as Director of Photography, Lighting Designer and Chief Lighting ... See full bio »
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Known For

Iron Man
Iron Man Camera and Electrical Department
(2008)
Crimson Tide
Crimson Tide Camera and Electrical Department
(1995)
End of Days
End of Days Camera and Electrical Department
(1999)
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles Camera and Electrical Department
(1994)

Filmography

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  Real Husbands of Hollywood (TV Series) (lighting technician - 12 episodes, 2013) (rigging gaffer - 6 episodes, 2016)
- Hollywoodtooblack Part 1 (2016) ... (rigging gaffer)
- Nick and Kevin Are Wack (2016) ... (rigging gaffer)
- The Suitor (2016) ... (rigging gaffer)
- Fifty Shades of Brown (2016) ... (rigging gaffer)
- Back to School (2016) ... (rigging gaffer)
 2016 Swamp Murders (TV Series) (gaffer - 3 episodes)
- Rocky Waters (2016) ... (gaffer)
- In Too Deep (2016) ... (gaffer)
- Shoeprints in the Mud (2016) ... (gaffer)
 2016 MADtv (TV Series) (gaffer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #15.8 (2016) ... (gaffer)
- Episode #15.7 (2016) ... (gaffer)
- Episode #15.6 (2016) ... (gaffer)
- Episode #15.5 (2016) ... (gaffer)
- Episode #15.4 (2016) ... (gaffer)
 2016 The 365Black Awards (TV Movie) (gaffer - as George Chappell)
 2016 Untitled MadTV Revival (TV Series) (gaffer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... (gaffer - as George Chappell)
 2016 Zoe Ever After (TV Series) (gaffer - 8 episodes)
- Game Face (2016) ... (gaffer - as George Chappell)
- 2 Weddings and an Ass Whooping (2016) ... (gaffer - as George Chappell)
- Zoe & the Interviewer (2016) ... (gaffer - as George Chappell)
- Zoe & the Ghost (2016) ... (gaffer - as George Chappell)
- Woulda, Coulda, Almost, What? (2016) ... (gaffer - as George Chappell)
  The Game (TV Series) (chief lighting technician - 78 episodes, 2011 - 2015) (director of photography - 2 episodes, 2011)
- Pow Pow Pow!! (2015) ... (chief lighting technician)
- What More Can I Say? (2015) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Get Up, Stand Up (2015) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Hashtag My Bad (2015) ... (chief lighting technician)
- The Kiss Fallout Episode (2015) ... (chief lighting technician)
 2013-2015 Bones (TV Series) (rigging electrician - 31 episodes)
- The Woman in the Whirlpool (2015) ... (rigging electrician)
- The Murder in the Middle East (2015) ... (rigging electrician)
- The Lost in the Found (2015) ... (rigging electrician)
- The Big Beef at the Royal Diner (2015) ... (rigging electrician)
- The Eye in the Sky (2015) ... (rigging electrician)
 2015 Fight of the Living Dead (TV Series) (lighting director - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2015) ... (lighting director)
 2015 Upright (Short) (gaffer)
 2014 Mighty Med (TV Series) (chief lighting technician - 4 episodes)
- The Claw Prank Redemption (2014) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Mighty Mole (2014) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Lair, Lair (2014) ... (chief lighting technician)
- How the Mighty Med Have Fallen (2014) ... (chief lighting technician)
 2013 Verses & Flow (TV Series) (lighting designer - 12 episodes)
- Raheem DeVaughn (2013) ... (lighting designer)
- Vivian Green (2013) ... (lighting designer)
- Bridget Kelly, RaVaughn (2013) ... (lighting designer)
- Avant (2013) ... (lighting designer)
- Q Parker & Andra Day (2013) ... (lighting designer)
 2012-2013 Shake It Up! (TV Series) (chief lighting technician - 5 episodes)
- Remember Me (2013) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Quit It Up (2013) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Oh Brother It Up (2013) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Home Alone It Up (2012) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Merry Merry It Up (2012) ... (chief lighting technician)
 2013 The Watsons Go to Birmingham (TV Movie) (chief lighting technician)
 2012 Crash & Bernstein (TV Series) (gaffer - 1 episode)
- Shorty Crash (2012) ... (gaffer)
 2011 Reed Between the Lines (TV Series) (chief lighting technician)
 2011 Priest (rigging electric foreman)
 2011 Let's Stay Together (TV Series) (chief lighting technician - 12 episodes)
- Together, Forever-Ever? (2011) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Back Together Again (2011) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Daddy's Home (2011) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Rules of Disengagement (2011) ... (chief lighting technician)
- There Goes the Groom (2011) ... (chief lighting technician)
 2011 Retired at 35 (TV Series) (chief lighting technician)
 2010 K-Ci & JoJo: Come Clean (TV Series) (chief lighting technician - 9 episodes)
- K-Ci & JoJo 2.0 (2010) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Back 2 Business... (2010) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Back to My Roots... (2010) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Man in the Mirror... (2010) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Don't Touch That Cookie... (2010) ... (chief lighting technician)
 2010 Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster (TV Movie) (second unit: gaffer)
 2010 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series) (lighting technician - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (lighting technician - uncredited)
 2010 The Book of Eli (rigging electric - as George Chappell)
 2009 Did You Hear About the Morgans? (rigging electric best boy)
  Rita Rocks (TV Series) (gaffer - 13 episodes, 2009) (chief lighting technician - 9 episodes, 2009)
- The Jealous Kind (2009) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Sympathy for the Devil (2009) ... (gaffer)
- Jingle All the Way (2009) ... (gaffer)
- Shower the People (2009) ... (gaffer)
- Is She Really Going Out with Him? (2009) ... (gaffer)
 2009 A Single Man (lighting technician - as George Chappel)
 2008-2009 Numb3rs (TV Series) (rigging gaffer - 21 episodes)
- Greatest Hits (2009) ... (rigging gaffer)
- Disturbed (2009) ... (rigging gaffer)
- The Fifth Man (2009) ... (rigging gaffer)
- Animal Rites (2009) ... (rigging gaffer)
- 12:01 AM (2009) ... (rigging gaffer)
 2008-2009 Eli Stone (TV Series) (rigging electrician - 13 episodes)
- Tailspin (2009) ... (rigging electrician - uncredited)
- Mortal Combat (2009) ... (rigging electrician - uncredited)
- Sonoma (2009) ... (rigging electrician - uncredited)
- Two Ministers (2008) ... (rigging electrician)
- Owner of a Lonely Heart (2008) ... (rigging electrician)
 2008 I'm Every Woman (Video short) (gaffer - as George Chappell) / (key grip - as George Chappell)
 2008 The Funny Spot (TV Series) (chief lighting technician - 9 episodes)
- Thug Life Comedy (2008) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Big Mama Drama (2008) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Worst Roommate Ever (2008) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... (chief lighting technician)
 2008/I A Thousand Words (Short) (electric rigger)
 2008 Iron Man (rigging electrician)
 2008 Hollywood Residential (TV Series) (chief lighting technician - 8 episodes)
- Lila's Party (2008) ... (chief lighting technician)
- It Happens (2008) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Only Small Actors (2008) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Awards Show (2008) ... (chief lighting technician)
- Sauna (2008) ... (chief lighting technician)
 2008 First Sunday (rigging electric)
 2008 Hackett (TV Movie) (rigging gaffer)
 2007 In the Valley of Elah (rigging electric best boy - uncredited)
 2006-2007 BET's Comicview (TV Series) (lighting designer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #16.10 (2007) ... (lighting designer)
- The Best of Tony Roberts (2007) ... (lighting designer)
- Episode #16.1 (2007) ... (lighting designer)
- Episode #15.1 (2006) ... (lighting designer)
 2003-2006 Eve (TV Series) (gaffer - 65 episodes)
- Daughter Don't Preach (2006) ... (gaffer)
- Daddy's Home (2006) ... (gaffer)
- Donovan on the Brink (2006) ... (gaffer)
- Girlfriends (2006) ... (gaffer)
- Separate, But Unequal (2006) ... (gaffer)
  Wild 'N Out (TV Series) (gaffer - 22 episodes, 2005 - 2006) (chief lighting technician - 20 episodes, 2005 - 2006)
- Reverend Run (2006) ... (chief lighting technician) / (gaffer)
- Mike Jones (2006) ... (chief lighting technician) / (gaffer)
- Mike Epps (2006) ... (chief lighting technician) / (gaffer)
- Marques Huston (2006) ... (chief lighting technician) / (gaffer)
- Cedric the Entertainer (2006) ... (chief lighting technician) / (gaffer)
 2005 Mo'Nique's Fat Chance (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 2005 The Fabric of a Man (Video) (gaffer)
 2005 The Green Faerie (Short) (lighting equipment - as George Chappelle)
 2004 The Big Black Comedy Show, Vol. 1 (Video) (gaffer)
 2003-2004 The District (TV Series) (lighting technician - 20 episodes)
- Something Borrowed, Something Bruised (2004) ... (lighting technician)
- Open Season (2004) ... (lighting technician)
- Ten Thirty-Three (2004) ... (lighting technician)
- Passing Time (2004) ... (lighting technician)
- The Black Widow Maker (2004) ... (lighting technician)
 2004 Torque (rigging gaffer)
 2004 Gas (gaffer)
 2003 The Haunted Mansion (rigging foreman)
 2003 The Real Roseanne Show (TV Series documentary) (best boy electric - 1 episode)
- Domestic Goddess (2003) ... (best boy electric)
 2001-2002 The Parkers (TV Series) (best boy electric - 7 episodes)
- Mother's Day Blues (2002) ... (best boy electric)
- The Dates from Hell (2002) ... (best boy electric)
- My Two Dads (2002) ... (best boy electric)
- Secret Santa (2001) ... (best boy electric)
- Family Ties and Lies (2001) ... (best boy electric)
 2002 Deuces Wild (rigging gaffer - uncredited)
 2001 The One (rigger)
 2000-2001 The Huntress (TV Series) (lighting technician - 29 episodes)
- D&B, Inc. (2001) ... (lighting technician)
- The Quest: Part 2 (2001) ... (lighting technician)
- The Quest: Part 1 (2001) ... (lighting technician)
- With Great Power (2001) ... (lighting technician)
- Basic Maternal Instinct (2001) ... (lighting technician)
 2000 City of Angels (TV Series) (rigging gaffer - 24 episodes)
- Pick and Roll Over (2000) ... (rigging gaffer)
- SWAT's Happening (2000) ... (rigging gaffer)
- Smoochas Gracias (2000) ... (rigging gaffer)
- Saving Faces (2000) ... (rigging gaffer)
- The Lone Free Ranger (2000) ... (rigging gaffer)
 2000 What Planet Are You From? (rigging best boy) / (rigging foreman)
 1999 End of Days (rigging electrician) / (rigging foreman)
  The Parent 'Hood (TV Series) (lighting technician - 38 episodes, 1996 - 1999) (electrician - 14 episodes, 1997 - 1998)
- Wedding Bells Blues (1999) ... (lighting technician)
- Old Men Can't Jump (1999) ... (lighting technician)
- Integrity to Block (1999) ... (lighting technician)
- Mommy Dearest (1999) ... (lighting technician)
- Deserving Honors (1999) ... (lighting technician)
 1999 Wild Wild West (rigging foreman)
 1997-1999 The Gregory Hines Show (TV Series) (gaffer - 20 episodes)
- I'll See You All in Health (1999) ... (gaffer)
- Sister-in-Law, Sister-in-Law (1999) ... (gaffer)
- Get Smarter (1999) ... (gaffer)
- Mug the One You're With (1998) ... (gaffer)
- Wahunthra (1998) ... (gaffer)
 1998 Out of Sight (rigger - uncredited)
 1998 The Players Club (rigging gaffer)
 1998 Primary Colors (rigging foreman - uncredited)
 1997 The Shadow Men (electrician)
 1997 Air Force One (rigging foreman - uncredited)
 1997 B*A*P*S (lighting technician) / (rigging technician)
 1996 Mars Attacks! (rigging electrician)
 1995 One Red Rose (Short) (gaffer)
 1995 The American President (electrician - uncredited)
 1995 Crimson Tide (electrician) / (rigging gaffer)
 1995 A Little Princess (electrician)
 1994 I Love Trouble (rigging electrician)
 1993 Flesh and Bone (electrician)
 1993 Short Cuts (electrician)
 1993 The Meteor Man (electrician)
 1993 Sommersby (electrician - as George Chappell)
 1993 Fear of a Black Hat (best boy electric - as George Chappell)
 1992 A River Runs Through It (electrician) / (rigging gaffer)
 1992 Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive (TV Movie) (electrician - uncredited)
 1991 The People Under the Stairs (gaffer: second unit)
 1991 Little Man Tate (electrician - as George Chappel)
 1991 Talkin' Dirty After Dark (electrician)
 1991 Closet Land (electrian)
 1990 The Chipmunks: Rockin' Through the Decades (TV Movie) (electrician: live-action sequences - as George Chappel)
 1990 Pacific Heights (electrician)
 1990 Death Warrant (electrician)
 1990 The Grifters (electrician)
 1990 Solar Crisis (rigging gaffer - uncredited)
 1990 Lionheart (electrician)
 1990 House Party (electrician)
 1990 Heart Condition (electrician)
 1988 Dead Heat (electrician - uncredited)
 1988 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (electrician)
 1987 Born in East L.A. (electrician)
 1986 Murphy's Law (electrician - uncredited)
Show Show Cinematographer (14 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Transportation department (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

George Chappel | George Chappell | George Chappelle

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Star Sign:

Virgo

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