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Derek Vanlint (1932–2010)

Derek Vanlint was born on November 7, 1932 in London, England as Derek James Vanlint. He was a cinematographer and director, known for Alien (1979), The Spreading Ground (2000) and X-Men (2000). He died on February 23, 2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. See full bio »
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Known For

Alien Cinematographer
(1979)
The Spreading Ground Cinematographer
(2000)
X-Men Special Effects
(2000)
Dragonslayer Cinematographer
(1981)

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 1981 Dragonslayer (director of photography)
 1980 The Bed (Short)
 1979 Alien (director of photography)
 1970 Simon Simon (Short)
 1966 This Time Tomorrow (Documentary short)
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 1980 The Bed (Short)
 1967 Morning, Noon and Night (Short)
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 2000 The Spreading Ground (camera operator)
 1979 Alien (camera operator - uncredited)
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 2000 X-Men (director of photography: miniature photography)
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 1967 Morning, Noon and Night (Short) (producer)
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 2003 The Scourge of Worlds: A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure (Video) (story consultant)
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 2009 Northern Lights (Documentary)
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 2003 The Beast Within: The Making of 'Alien' (Video documentary)
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He was primarily a cinematographer and director of television commercials. Until his death in 2010, Vanlint worked almost exclusively on commercials in his native Canada. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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