Thursday, June 25, 2015

RIP John M. Stephens

RIP John M. Stephens

Los Angeles Times
June 23, 2015

November 17, 1932 - June 18, 2015 John "Johnny" M. Stephens passed away on June 18 in Orange County, CA surrounded by family. He was born in Valparaiso, Indiana in 1932 to Katherine and Mark Stephens. John served in the US Navy in the fifties. He was an amazing Hollywood 2nd unit cameraman who received the Lifetime Achievement Award in 1994 and traveled the world making major films: Grand Prix, Indiana Jones, ET, and Titanic among his many credits. He is survived by his wife, Barbara and children: Melanie, Johnny, Valerie and Sheri. John's positive and uplifting spirit and warm smile will be missed by everyone. A Memorial Service will be held on June 24th at Christ Pacific Church in Huntington Beach at 11:00.

STEPHENS, John M. (John  Morley Stephens)
Born: 11/17/1932, Valparaiso, Indiana, U.S.A.
Died:  j/18/2015, Orange County, California, U.S.A.

John M. Stephens westerns – cameraman, cinematographer, assistant director:
The Hallelujah Trail – 1965 (cinematographer)
The Virginian (TV) – 1970-1971 (cinematographer)
Alias Smith and Jones (TV) – 1971 (cinematographer)
Bearcats (TV) – 1971 (cameraman)
Yuma (TV) – 1971 (cinematographer)
The Further Adventures of the Wilderness Family – 1978 (cameraman)
Three Amigos – 1986 [cameraman, assistant director]

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