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Ted Churchill (1944–1995)

Ted Churchill was born on February 20, 1944 in New York, New York, USA. He is known for his work on New Jack City (1991), The King of Comedy (1982) and The Pelican Brief (1993). He died on June 17, 1995 in Rockport, Maine, USA. See full bio »


(age 51) in Rockport, Maine, USA

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New Jack City Camera and Electrical Department
The King of Comedy Camera and Electrical Department
The Pelican Brief Camera and Electrical Department
Ghostbusters Camera and Electrical Department


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 1996 Girl 6 (Steadicam operator)
 1994 Against Her Will: The Carrie Buck Story (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator)
 1994 It Could Happen to You (Steadicam operator)
 1994 Martin Lawrence: You So Crazy (Documentary) (Steadicam operator)
 1993 The Pelican Brief (Steadicam operator)
 1993 M. Butterfly (Steadicam operator: Far East)
 1993 Made in America (Steadicam operator)
 1993 Born Yesterday (Steadicam operator)
 1993 Untamed Heart (Steadicam operator)
 1993 Doppelganger (steadicam operator)
 1992 Leap of Faith (Steadicam operator)
 1992 Malcolm X (Steadicam operator)
 1992 Boomerang (Steadicam operator)
 1992 Thunderheart (Steadicam operator)
 1992 Poison Ivy (Steadicam operator)
 1991 Saturday Night Live Goes Commercial (TV Special) (Steadicam operator)
 1991 The Prince of Tides (Steadicam operator)
 1991 Naked Lunch (Steadicam operator)
 1991 Mississippi Masala (Steadicam operator)
 1991 Jungle Fever (Steadicam operator)
 1991 Mortal Thoughts (Steadicam operator)
 1991 New Jack City (Steadicam operator)
 1990 Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream of the Brokenhearted (TV Movie) (steadicam operator)
 1990 Mo' Better Blues (Steadicam operator)
 1990 Betsy's Wedding (steadicam operator)
 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Steadicam operator)
 1990 Loose Cannons (Steadicam operator)
 1990 Unspeakable Acts (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator)
 1989 Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (Steadicam operator)
 1989 In Country (Steadicam operator)
 1989 Dead Bang (Steadicam operator)
 1988 Scrooged (Steadicam operator: New York)
 1988 Punchline (Steadicam operator: New York)
 1988 Dominick and Eugene (Steadicam operator)
 1987 Salvation!: Have You Said Your Prayers Today? (Steadicam operator)
 1987 Dirty Dancing (Steadicam operator)
 1986 Streets of Gold (Steadicam operator)
 1986 Playing for Keeps (Steadicam operator)
 1985 Walls of Glass (Steadicam operator)
 1985 Rappin' (Steadicam operator)
 1984 Birdy (Steadicam operator)
 1984 Falling in Love (panaglide operator)
 1984 Heartsounds (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator: New York)
 1984 Purple Rain (panaglide operator)
 1984 Ghostbusters (Steadicam operator: New York)
 1983 The Right Stuff (Steadicam operator)
 1983 Hells Angels Forever (Documentary) (additional cinematographer)
 1983 The Man Who Wasn't There (panaglide operator)
 1983 Risky Business (panaglide photographer)
 1983 The Terry Fox Story (TV Movie) (Steadicam operator)
 1983 Bad Boys (Steadicam operator) / (panaglide operator)
 1982 The King of Comedy (Steadicam operator)
 1982 Let's Spend the Night Together (Documentary) (camera operator: New York)
 1982 Diner (Steadicam operator - uncredited) / (camera operator)
 1982 The Concert in Central Park (TV Special documentary) (camera operator)
 1981/I Taps (panaglide operator)
 1981 Porky's (Steadicam operator)
 1981 Wolfen (additional Steadicam operator)
 1981 Kiss Me, Petruchio (TV Movie documentary) (camera operator)
 1980 The Shining (Steadicam operator - uncredited)
 1974 Janis (Documentary) (additional photography)
 1972 Our Latin Thing (Documentary) (camera operator)
 1970 Woodstock (Documentary) (additional photographer)
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Other Works:

Appeared with Steadicam inventor Garrett Brown on his 1990 instruction video for the "Steadicam Jr." - a consumer version of Brown's industry standard

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Brother of Jack Churchill.


Sported a beard and ponytail

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