Don Burgess

  • a.k.a. Don Michael Burgess
  • Mike Burgess
  • Michael Burgess

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Don Michael Burgess, ASC, (born May 28, 1956) is an American cinematographer who was nominated for the Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography for Forrest Gump (1994), directed by frequent collaborator Robert Zemeckis. Burgess was Director of Photography for films including Cast Away (2000), Spider-Man (2002), The Polar Express (2004) Enchanted (2007), Source Code (2011), The Muppets (2011), The Conjuring 2 (2016), and Aquaman (2018). He studied at the ArtCenter College of Design in Los Angeles.

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Santa Monica, California, U.S.



DepartmentJobMovie / TV ShowGenresReleaseRating
CameraAdditional PhotographyThe Avengers77% · 21,799
The Bourne Identity74% · 6,032
Executive Decision62% · 473
Director of PhotographyThe Muppets66% · 946
Spider-Man71% · 11,348
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