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James Glennon (1942–2006)


American cinematographer and something of a Renaissance man. The son of famed cinematographer Bert Glennon, James Glennon and his brothers learned photography at their father's feet. (Their mother was script supervisor Mary Coleman.) James Glennon began work in the Warner Bros. mail room, where he often was assigned to make deliveries to studio ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Camera and Electrical Department
(1983)
The Conversation
The Conversation Camera and Electrical Department
(1974)
Altered States
Altered States Camera and Electrical Department
(1980)
Weird Science
Weird Science Camera and Electrical Department
(1985)

Filmography

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 2006-2007 Big Love (TV Series) (director of photography - 8 episodes)
- Damage Control (2007) ... (director of photography)
- Where There's a Will (2006) ... (director of photography)
- A Barbecue for Betty (2006) ... (director of photography)
- Eviction (2006) ... (director of photography)
- Affair (2006) ... (director of photography)
 2006 Room 10 (Short)
 2004-2006 Deadwood (TV Series) (director of photography - 19 episodes)
- Tell Him Something Pretty (2006) ... (director of photography)
- A Constant Throb (2006) ... (director of photography)
- Leviathan Smiles (2006) ... (director of photography)
- A Rich Find (2006) ... (director of photography)
- Full Faith and Credit (2006) ... (director of photography)
 2005 The Big White (director of photography)
 2003 Carnivàle (TV Series) (director of photography - 6 episodes)
- Day of the Dead (2003) ... (director of photography)
- Insomnia (2003) ... (director of photography)
- The River (2003) ... (director of photography)
- Babylon (2003) ... (director of photography)
- Tipton (2003) ... (director of photography)
 2003 Good Boy! (director of photography)
 2002 About Schmidt (director of photography)
 2002 Local Boys
 2002 Life Without Dick (Video)
 2002 The West Wing (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- H. Con-172 (2002) ... (director of photography - as James M. Glennon)
 2001 Blonde (TV Mini-Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... (director of photography)
 2001 Madison
 2000 Playing Mona Lisa (director of photography)
 2000 Experiencing Raju (Short)
 1999 The Runner
 1999 Election (director of photography)
 1998 When He Didn't Come Home (TV Movie)
 1997 Convictions (TV Movie)
 1997 Best Men (director of photography)
 1997 Two Voices (TV Movie)
 1997 L.A. Johns (TV Movie)
 1996 Mojave Moon
 1996 Lifeform
 1996 My Very Best Friend (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1996 Jake's Women (TV Movie)
 1996 Co-ed Call Girl (TV Movie)
 1996 Citizen Ruth (director of photography)
 1995 Mrs. Munck (director of photography)
 1995 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1994 Untamed Love (TV Movie)
 1994 A Part of the Family (TV Movie)
 1994 The Corpse Had a Familiar Face (TV Movie)
 1993 Bakersfield P.D. (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1993)
 1993 Angel Falls (TV Series)
 1993 The Disappearance of Nora (TV Movie)
 1993 Laurel Avenue (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1993)
- Episode #1.1 (1993)
 1992 In the Deep Woods (TV Movie)
 1992 Baby Snatcher (TV Movie)
 1991 December
 1991 My Life and Times (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Our Wedding (1991)
- Jessie (1991)
 1988 Lemon Sky
 1985 Smooth Talk
 1984 The Wild Life (director of photography)
 1984 Up the Creek
 1984 Second Sight: A Love Story (TV Movie)
 1984 Last of the Great Survivors (TV Movie)
 1983 El Norte
 1981 Prisoners
 1977 Jaws of Death (Documentary) (director of photography)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

James M. Glennon | Jim Glennon
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Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Cinematographers Branch). See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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