Thomas Del Ruth

Cinematographer | Camera and Electrical Department | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
The West Wing (1999-2004) | The Running Man (1987) | Stand by Me (1986)
AWARDS 
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 13 nominations More »
AKA 
Tom Del Ruth | Tom del Ruth
BORN 
May 1, 1942 (age 76)
GUILDS *
ASC | IATSE
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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Road HomeRoad Home Cinematographer  Less $2MM Pre-Prod
Past Film & Video (68 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (62 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for MoonlightMoonlight (TV Series) Cinematographer (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Studio 60 on the Sunset StripStudio 60 on the Sunset Strip (TV Series) Director Of Photography (13 episodes, 2006), Cinematographer (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2006–2007 14
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  • Primary photo for The Book of DanielThe Book of Daniel (TV Series) Cinematographer (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Code BreakersCode Breakers (TV Movie) Director Of Photography  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for HeartlessHeartless (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The West WingThe West Wing (TV Series) Director Of Photography (106 episodes, 1999), Cinematographer (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999–2004 107
    • N.S.F. Thurmont (Oct 20, 2004) Director Of Photography  Less
    • Memorial Day (May 19, 2004) Director Of Photography  Less
    • Gaza (May 12, 2004) Director Of Photography  Less
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  • Primary photo for It Came from the SkyIt Came from the Sky (TV Movie) Director Of Photography (second unit), Cinematographer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Down Will Come BabyDown Will Come Baby (TV Movie) Director Of Photography (as Tom Del Ruth)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for CharmedCharmed (TV Series) Director Of Photography (9 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998 9
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  • Primary photo for When the Cradle FallsWhen the Cradle Falls (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for AsteroidAsteroid (TV Movie) Director Of Photography (as Tom Del Ruth)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The UnderworldThe Underworld (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Full CircleFull Circle (TV Movie) Cinematographer (as Tom Del Ruth)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Chasing the DragonChasing the Dragon (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for JAGJAG (TV Series) Cinematographer (6 episodes, 1995), Director Of Photography (1 episode, 1995), Director (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1995–1996 8
    • Sightings (Jan 13, 1996) Director (as Tom Del Ruth)  Less
    • Brig Break (Dec 2, 1995) Cinematographer (as Tom Del Ruth)  Less
    • Pilot Error (Nov 4, 1995) Director Of Photography (as Tom Del Ruth)  Less
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  • Primary photo for CourthouseCourthouse (TV Series) Cinematographer (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
    • Pilot (Sep 13, 1995) Cinematographer  Less
  • Primary photo for Abandoned and DeceivedAbandoned and Deceived (TV Movie) Director Of Photography  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for My Brother's KeeperMy Brother's Keeper (TV Movie) Director Of Photography (as Tom Del Ruth)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for One ChristmasOne Christmas (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Director Of Photography (3 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994 3
    • Going Home (Sep 29, 1994) Director Of Photography  Less
    • Day One (Sep 22, 1994) Director Of Photography  Less
    • 24 Hours (Sep 19, 1994) Director Of Photography  Less
  • Primary photo for Next DoorNext Door (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for RoyceRoyce (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Shattered ImageShattered Image (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for House of SecretsHouse of Secrets (TV Movie) Cinematographer (as Tom Del Ruth)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Donato and DaughterDonato and Daughter (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The X FilesThe X Files (TV Series) Director Of Photography (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
    • Pilot (Sep 10, 1993) Director Of Photography  Less
  • Primary photo for Barbarians at the GateBarbarians at the Gate (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for T Bone N WeaselT Bone N Weasel (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for WolfWolf (TV Series) Cinematographer (10 episodes, 1989), Co-Producer (9 episodes, 1989), Producer (2 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989–1990 11
    • Vengeance (Jun 28, 1990) Co-Producer  Less
    • Little Girl Lost (Jun 21, 1990) Cinematographer (as Tom Del Ruth), Producer (as Tom Del Ruth)  Less
    • Betrayal (Nov 14, 1989) Cinematographer (as Tom Del Ruth), Producer (as Tom Del Ruth)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Dream BreakersDream Breakers (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for LadykillersLadykillers (TV Movie) Director Of Photography  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for SpiesSpies (TV Series) Director Of Photography (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for OutlawsOutlaws (TV Series) Director Of Photography (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
    • Outlaws (Dec 28, 1986) Director Of Photography  Less
  • Primary photo for Who Is Julia?Who Is Julia? (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Blind JusticeBlind Justice (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Code of VengeanceCode of Vengeance (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Best Kept SecretsBest Kept Secrets (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Intimate AgonyIntimate Agony (TV Movie) Director Of Photography (as Tom Del Ruth)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Who Will Love My Children?Who Will Love My Children? (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Simon & SimonSimon & Simon (TV Series) Cinematographer (2 episodes, 1983), Director Of Photography (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981–1983 3
  • Primary photo for In Love with an Older WomanIn Love with an Older Woman (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Paper DollsPaper Dolls (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Million Dollar InfieldMillion Dollar Infield (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Help Wanted: MaleHelp Wanted: Male (TV Movie) Director Of Photography  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Elvis and the Beauty QueenElvis and the Beauty Queen (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for This House PossessedThis House Possessed (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Wonderful World of Phillip MalleyThe Wonderful World of Phillip Malley (TV Series) Cinematographer (1 episode)  Less 1981–  1
    • Pilot Cinematographer  Less
  • Primary photo for Mark, I Love YouMark, I Love You (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for She's Dressed to KillShe's Dressed to Kill (TV Movie) Director Of Photography  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Last ConvertibleThe Last Convertible (TV Mini-series) Cinematographer (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Hawaii Five-OHawaii Five-O (TV Series) Camera Operator (5 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978–1979 5
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  • Primary photo for Mrs. ColumboMrs. Columbo (TV Series) Cinematographer (3 episodes, 1979), Director Of Photography (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 4
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  • Primary photo for CrashCrash (TV Movie) Camera Operator (as Tom Del Ruth)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Colorado C.I.Colorado C.I. (TV Movie) Camera Operator  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for WheelsWheels (TV Mini-series) Camera Operator  Less 1978– 
  • Primary photo for It Happened One ChristmasIt Happened One Christmas (TV Movie) Camera Operator (uncredited)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Testimony of Two MenTestimony of Two Men (TV Mini-series) Camera Operator  Less 1977– 
  • Primary photo for Raid on EntebbeRaid on Entebbe (TV Movie) Camera Operator (uncredited)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The OlympiadThe Olympiad (TV Mini-series) Cinematographer (2 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976 2
  • Primary photo for Melvin Purvis G-MANMelvin Purvis G-MAN (TV Movie) Camera Operator  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Birds of PreyBirds of Prey (TV Movie) Assistant Camera (uncredited)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Peyton PlacePeyton Place (TV Series) Assistant Camera  Less 1964–1969
Self (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Archives of American TelevisionArchives of American Television (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Cinema SceneCinema Scene (Video) Himself  Less 2005 $4K
  • Primary photo for International Cinematographer's Guild Heritage SeriesInternational Cinematographer's Guild Heritage Series (TV Series) Himself (1 episode)  Less 1991– 

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Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • Fallbrook Film Festival * – Life Achievement Award 2009
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