Victor J. Kemper Biography (1927-)

Full name, Victor Jay Kemper; born April 14, 1927, in Newark, NJ; son of Louis and Florence (maiden name, Freedman) Kemper; married Claire Kellerman, May24, 1953; children: Jan, Steven, Florence. Addresses: Agent: Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Suite 201, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Cinematographer
Birth Details
April 14, 1927
Newark, New Jersey, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Cinematographer
  • Husbands, Columbia, 1970
  • The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1970
  • They Might Be Giants, Universal, 1971
  • Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things about Me?, National General, 1971
  • The Hospital, United Artists, 1971
  • The Candidate, Warner Bros., 1972
  • Last of the Red Hot Lovers, Paramount, 1972
  • Shamus (also known as Passion for Danger), Columbia, 1973
  • The Friends of Eddie Coyle, Paramount, 1973
  • Gordon's War, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1973
  • The Hideaways (also known as From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler), Cinema 5, 1973
  • The Gambler, Paramount, 1974
  • The Reincarnation of Peter Proud, American International Pictures,1975
  • Dog Day Afternoon, Warner Bros., 1975
  • Stay Hungry, United Artists, 1976
  • The Last Tycoon, Paramount, 1976
  • Mikey and Nicky, Paramount, 1976
  • (As Vic Kemper) Slapshot, Universal, 1977
  • Audrey Rose, United Artists, 1977
  • Oh, God!, Warner Bros., 1977
  • The One and Only, Paramount, 1978
  • Coma, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1978
  • The Eyes of Laura Mars, Columbia, 1978
  • Magic, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1978
  • ... And Justice for All, Columbia, 1979
  • The Jerk, Universal, 1979
  • The Final Countdown, United Artists, 1980
  • Night of the Juggler (also known as New York Killer), Columbia, 1980
  • Xanadu, Universal, 1981
  • The Four Seasons, Universal, 1981
  • Chu Chu and the Philly Flash, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981
  • Partners (also known as Zwei irre Typen auf heisser Spur),Paramount, 1982
  • Author! Author!, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982
  • National Lampoon's Vacation (also known as American Vacation, National Lampoon's Summer Vacation, and Vacation), Warner Bros., 1983
  • Mr. Mom (also known as Mr. Mum), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983
  • The Lonely Guy, Universal, 1984
  • Cloak & Dagger, Universal, 1984
  • Secret Admirer (also known as The Letter), Orion, 1984
  • Pee Wee's Big Adventure, Warner Bros., 1985
  • Clue (also known as Clue: The Movie), Paramount, 1985
  • European Vacation (also known as National Lampoon's European Vacation), 1985
  • BoBo, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1986
  • Hot to Trot, Warner Bros., 1987
  • Walk Like a Man, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1987
  • Cohen and Tate, TriStar, 1988
  • See No Evil, Hear No Evil, TriStar, 1988
  • F/X2: The Deadly Art of Illusion (also known as FX2 and F/X2), Orion, 1990
  • Crazy People, Paramount, 1990
  • Married to It, Orion, 1990
  • Beethoven, Universal, 1991
  • Another You, TriStar, 1991
  • Tommy Boy, Paramount, 1995
  • (As Victor Kemper) Eddie, Buena Vista, 1996
  • Jingle All the Way, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
  • Film Appearances
  • Visions of Light: The Art of Cinematography (documentary; also known as Visions of Light), 1992
  • Television Cinematographer
  • Miniseries
  • The Atlanta Child Murders, CBS, 1986
  • Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke, CBS, 1999
  • Movies
  • The Prince of Central Park, CBS, 1977
  • On Golden Pond, CBS, 2001
  • Pilots
  • Father Can't Cope, Fox, 2000
  • Episodic
  • "The Price of Justice" (also known as "The Investigation"), Kojak,CBS, 1987

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • American Cinematographer, February, 1998
    • Daily Variety, March 6, 1998

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