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Donald E. Thorin Jr.

Cinematographer | Camera and Electrical Department | Director
KNOWN FOR 
Alias (2001–2006) | Cold Case (2003–2010) | Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. More »
AKA 
Don Thorin Jr | Donald Thorin Jr | Donald Thorin Jr. | Don Thorin Jr. | Don Thorin  Less
BORN 
1957 (age 57)

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Past Film & Video (38 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for PivotPivot (Short) Cinematographer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Time MachineThe Time Machine Steadicam Operator (second unit) (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less 2002 $80MM $57MM
  • Primary photo for Snow DaySnow Day Steadicam Operator (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less 2000 $13MM $60MM
  • Primary photo for Jack FrostJack Frost Camera Operator ("b" camera)  Less 1998 $27MM $35MM
  • Primary photo for I Still Know What You Did Last SummerI Still Know What You Did Last Summer Steadicam Operator, Camera Operator ("b" camera)  Less 1998 $25MM $40MM
  • Primary photo for Almost HeroesAlmost Heroes Steadicam Operator (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less 1998 $6.1MM
  • Primary photo for As Good as It GetsAs Good as It Gets First Assistant Camera  Less 1997 $50MM $148MM
  • Primary photo for Nothing to LoseNothing to Lose First Assistant Camera  Less 1997 $25MM $44MM
  • Primary photo for MultiplicityMultiplicity First Assistant Camera  Less 1996 $45MM $20MM
  • Primary photo for Executive DecisionExecutive Decision First Assistant Camera (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less 1996 $55MM $69MM
  • Primary photo for CasinoCasino First Assistant Camera (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less 1995 $52MM $42MM
  • Primary photo for Ace Ventura: When Nature CallsAce Ventura: When Nature Calls Steadicam Operator, First Assistant Camera  Less 1995 $30MM $108MM
  • Primary photo for Boys on the SideBoys on the Side First Assistant Camera (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less 1995 $21MM $23MM
  • Primary photo for Little Big LeagueLittle Big League First Assistant Camera (as Don Thorin Jr.)  Less 1994 $12MM
  • Primary photo for Demolition ManDemolition Man First Assistant Camera  Less 1993 $57MM $58MM
  • Primary photo for In the Line of FireIn the Line of Fire First Assistant Camera (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less 1993 $40MM $102MM
  • Primary photo for EquinoxEquinox First Assistant Camera  Less 1992 $280K
  • Primary photo for Jennifer 8Jennifer 8 First Assistant Photographer (as Don Thorin Jr.)  Less 1992 $20MM $11MM
  • Primary photo for Frankie and JohnnyFrankie and Johnny First Assistant Camera (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less 1991 $23MM
  • Primary photo for MobstersMobsters First Assistant Camera (as Don Thorin Jr.)  Less 1991 $23MM $20MM
  • Primary photo for Hudson HawkHudson Hawk First Assistant Camera (Los Angeles)  Less 1991 $70MM $17MM
  • Primary photo for The Marrying ManThe Marrying Man First Assistant Camera (as Don Thorin Jr.)  Less 1991 $26MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for My Blue HeavenMy Blue Heaven First Assistant Camera (as Don Thorin Jr)  Less 1990 $24MM
  • Primary photo for Tango & CashTango & Cash First Assistant Camera (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less 1989 $55MM $63MM
  • Primary photo for The Accidental TouristThe Accidental Tourist First Assistant Camera (as Don Thorin Jr.)  Less 1988 $33MM
  • Primary photo for U2: Rattle and HumU2: Rattle and Hum First Assistant Camera (key smoke effects technician: Tempe concert film crew)  Less 1988 $8.6MM
  • Primary photo for VibesVibes First Assistant Camera  Less 1988 $18MM $1.9MM
  • Primary photo for The Couch TripThe Couch Trip Assistant Camera ("b" camera) (as Don Thorin Jr.)  Less 1988 $19MM $11MM
  • Primary photo for Tough Guys Don't DanceTough Guys Don't Dance First Assistant Camera (as Don Thorin)  Less 1987 $5MM $858K
  • Primary photo for The Golden ChildThe Golden Child First Assistant Camera  Less 1986 $25MM $80MM
  • Primary photo for MischiefMischief Assistant Camera (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less 1985 $8.7MM
  • Primary photo for FootlooseFootloose First Assistant Camera  Less 1984 $8.2MM $80MM
  • Primary photo for Staying AliveStaying Alive Assistant Camera  Less 1983 $22MM $64MM
  • Primary photo for 48 Hrs.48 Hrs. Camera Assistant (uncredited)  Less 1982 $76MM
  • Primary photo for My Favorite YearMy Favorite Year Second Assistant Cameraman (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Eating RaoulEating Raoul The Producers Wish To Thank (as Don Thorin Jr.)  Less 1982 $350K
  • Primary photo for Shoot the MoonShoot the Moon Second Assistant Camera  Less 1982 $12MM
  • Primary photo for AmericathonAmericathon Second Assistant Camera  Less 1979
Past Television (11 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The BlacklistThe Blacklist (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Blue BloodsBlue Bloods (TV Series) Director Of Photography (7 episodes, 2014–2015), Cinematographer (2 episodes, 2015)  Less 2014–2015 9
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  • Primary photo for Black BoxBlack Box (TV Series) Cinematographer (12 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 12
    • Consequences (Jul 24, 2014) Cinematographer  Less
    • The Fear (Jul 24, 2014) Cinematographer  Less
    • Emotion (Jul 17, 2014) Cinematographer  Less
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  • Primary photo for UnforgettableUnforgettable (TV Series) Director Of Photography (14 episodes, 2012–2014), Cinematographer (6 episodes, 2013–2014)  Less 2012–2014 20
    • Reunion (May 9, 2014) Director Of Photography (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less
    • East of Islip (Apr 25, 2014) Cinematographer (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less
    • Manhunt (Apr 18, 2014) Cinematographer (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Golden BoyGolden Boy (TV Series) Director Of Photography (12 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013 12
    • Next Question (May 14, 2013) Director Of Photography (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less
    • Beast of Burden (May 7, 2013) Director Of Photography (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less
    • Longshot (Apr 30, 2013) Director Of Photography (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Hawaii Five-0Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) Director Of Photography (4 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010 4
    • Mana'o (Nov 8, 2010) Director Of Photography (as Don Thorin Jr.)  Less
    • Ko'olauloa (Oct 25, 2010) Director Of Photography (as Don Thorin Jr.)  Less
    • Lanakila (Oct 11, 2010) Director Of Photography (as Don Thorin Jr.)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Cold CaseCold Case (TV Series) Director Of Photography (59 episodes, 2007–2010), Director (2 episodes, 2009–2010)  Less 2007–2010 61
    • Shattered (May 2, 2010) Director Of Photography (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less
    • Almost Paradise (May 2, 2010) Director Of Photography (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less
    • Free Love (Apr 11, 2010) Director Of Photography (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less
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  • Primary photo for CSI: MiamiCSI: Miami (TV Series) Director Of Photography (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • A Grizzly Murder (Feb 26, 2007) Director Of Photography (as Don Thorin Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for AliasAlias (TV Series) Director Of Photography (60 episodes, 2003–2006), Director (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2003–2006 61
    • All the Time in the World (May 22, 2006) Director Of Photography (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less
    • Reprisal (May 22, 2006) Director Of Photography (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less
    • No Hard Feelings (May 17, 2006) Director Of Photography (as Donald Thorin Jr.)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The West WingThe West Wing (TV Series) Camera Operator (49 episodes, 2000–2002)  Less 2000–2002 49
    • Posse Comitatus (May 22, 2002) Camera Operator (as Don Thorin)  Less
    • We Killed Yamamoto (May 15, 2002) Camera Operator (as Don Thorin)  Less
    • The Black Vera Wang (May 8, 2002) Camera Operator (as Don Thorin)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Over My Dead BodyOver My Dead Body (TV Series) Key First Assistant Camera (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
    • Pilot (Oct 26, 1990) Key First Assistant Camera  Less

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