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David Phillips (II) (1951–2017)

David Phillips was born in 1951 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He is known for his work on The Basketball Diaries (1995), To a Random (1986) and Curse (2011). He died on February 4, 2017 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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The Basketball Diaries Cinematographer
To a Random Cinematographer
Curse Editor
The Little Death Cinematographer


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 2013 Max's Kansas City (Documentary)
 2011 The Cookout 2 (TV Movie)
 2006 Beer League
 2004 Joy Road
 2003 Violation (TV Movie)
 2003 Wholey Moses (Short)
 2001/I Lift
 1996 The High Life (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Union (1996)
- Vending Machine (1996)
- Funeral (1996)
- Bowling (1996)
- The Rose (1996)
 1996 The Little Death (director of photography)
 1995 The Basketball Diaries (director of photography)
 1994 Cyndi Lauper: 12 Deadly Cyns... and Then Some (Video documentary) (video "I Drove All Night")
 1993 Cigarettes & Coffee (Short) (uncredited)
 1991 A Woman in Half (Short)
 1990 Midnight Oil: Black Rain Falls (Video documentary)
 1990/II New Kids on the Block: Step by Step (Video short)
 1990 Blazing Away (Video)
 1989 Cyndi Lauper: I Drove All Night (Video short) (director of photography)
 1987 Taylor Dayne: Tell It to My Heart (Video short)
 1986 To a Random (Short)
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Earned a bachelor's degree in English from Boston University.

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