Richard Pearce (I)

Director | Cinematographer | Producer
Visit on IMDb
Heartland (1979) | Food, Inc. (2008) | Hair (1979)
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 wins & 3 nominations More »
Dick Pearce | Richard Inman Pearce
Jan 25, 1943 (age 75)
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

Filmography Filter

Past Film & Video (29 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (21 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Additional Photography (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Val Lewton: The Man in the ShadowsVal Lewton: The Man in the Shadows (TV Movie) Additional Camerawork  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in AmericaFatal Contact: Bird Flu in America (TV Movie) Director  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Law & Order: Trial by JuryLaw & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series) Co-Executive Producer (11 episodes, 2005), Director (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005–2006 11
    • Eros in the Upper Eighties (Jan 21, 2006) Co-Executive Producer  Less
    • Day (May 3, 2005) Co-Executive Producer  Less
    • Blue Wall (Apr 29, 2005) Co-Executive Producer  Less
    Show more
  • Primary photo for MediumMedium (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for PlainsongPlainsong (TV Movie) Director  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The BluesThe Blues (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2003), Cinematographer (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • The Road to Memphis (Sep 30, 2003) Cinematographer (photography), Director  Less
  • Primary photo for CSI: MiamiCSI: Miami (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
    • Slaughterhouse (Nov 11, 2002) Director (as Dick Pearce)  Less
  • Primary photo for South PacificSouth Pacific (TV Movie) Director  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Witness ProtectionWitness Protection (TV Movie) Director  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Thicker Than BloodThicker Than Blood (TV Movie) Director  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Nothing SacredNothing Sacred (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Party of FiveParty of Five (TV Series) Executive Consultant (12 episodes, 1994), Director (4 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994–1995 14
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Homicide: Life on the StreetHomicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for The Final DaysThe Final Days (TV Movie) Director  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Dead Man OutDead Man Out (TV Movie) Director  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Alfred Hitchcock PresentsAlfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for SessionsSessions (TV Movie) Director  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for No Other LoveNo Other Love (TV Movie) Director  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for SiegeSiege (TV Movie) Director  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for VisionsVisions (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1

Filter by:

Select: All | None

Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • Yale University, Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research * – BA '65, MA '74

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • * Richard Pearce began his professional career in the late 1960's as a
    documentary cameraman. His early credits as a cinematographer include four
    Oscar-winning films: "Woodstock," "Marjoe," "Interviews with My Lai Veterans," and "Hearts and Minds." Pearce made his feature directorial debut with the period drama "Heartland" which won the Golden Bear at the 1980 Berlin Film Festival and opened the New York Film Festival's first Showcase of American

    His other feature films as a director include "Country" for which Jessica
    Lange received an Academy Award nomination; "No Mercy" with Richard Gere and
    Kim Bassinger; "The Long Walk Home" with Whoopi Goldberg and Sissy Spacek;
    "Leap of Faith" with Steve Martin, Deborah Winger and Liam Neeson; and "A
    Family Thing" with Robert Duvall and James Earl Jones.

    Some of his television credits include two films for HBO: "Witness
    Protection" (Tom Sizemore and Mary Elizabeth Mastrontonio) and "Dead Man Out"
    (Danny Glover and Reuben Blades); "Plainsong" (Aiden Quinn and Rachel
    Griffiths) for CBS; "South Pacific" with Glenn Close and Harry Connick, Jr.
    for ABC/Disney; and "Thicker Than Blood" (Mickey Rourke) for TNT. He directed
    the pilots for Fox TV's "Party of Five" and ABC's "Nothing Sacred" and episodes
    of "CSI Miami" and "Homicide." He was a co-executive producer and director on
    the series "Trial by Jury" for Dick Wolf and NBC.

    Recently, Pearce has also returned to making documentaries, including "The
    Road to Memphis" which he directed and photographed for the Martin Scorsese
    PBS series on the Blues; "The Judge and the General" which he executive
    produced; and the recent Academy Award nominated feature documentary "Food
    Inc," which he co-produced (with Eric Schlosser) and photographed.

    Pearce was recently elected to the board of governors of documentary branch
    of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
Edit Page Submit additional information and/or report errors on this page. If it is approved by IMDb database managers, it will be added to the page in a future update.
Become an IMDbPro Member Today
Get access to the industry's most essential research tool
Get Connected Detailed contact & representation data
Stay Informed IMDb trends, shared credits & industry news
Discover New Opportunities In-Development projects & casting notices
Showcase Your Talent Enhanced profile control with photos, demo reels, & bio