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| 1986 || ''[[Has worked in::Crazy Dan (1986 TV Movie)|Crazy Dan]]'' || cinematographer || || TV Movie
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| 1981-1985 || ''[[Has worked in::The Fall Guy (1981 TV Series)|The Fall Guy]]'' || director of photography (39 episodes) || || TV Series
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| 1984 || ''[[Has worked in::The Cowboy and the Ballerina (1984 TV Movie)|The Cowboy and the Ballerina]]'' || cinematographer || || TV Movie
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| 1981 || {{ep|Conquest of the Earth}} || director of photography || || TV Movie
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| 1979-1981 || ''[[Has worked in::Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979 TV Series)|Buck Rogers in the 25th Century]]'' || director of photography (29 episodes) || || TV Series
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| 1980 || ''[[Has worked in::Dan August: Murder, My Friend (1980 TV Movie)|Dan August: Murder, My Friend]]'' || director of photography || || TV Movie
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| 1980 || ''[[Has worked in::Dan August: Once Is Never Enough (1980 TV Movie)|Dan August: Once Is Never Enough]]'' || cinematographer || || TV Movie
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| 1980 || ''[[Has worked in::Dan August: The Jealousy Factor (1980 TV Movie)|Dan August: The Jealousy Factor]]'' || director of photography || || TV Movie
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| 1980 || ''[[Has worked in::Dan August: The Trouble with Women (1980 TV Movie)|Dan August: The Trouble with Women]]'' || director of photography || || TV Movie
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| 1980 || ''[[Galactica 1980]]'' || director of photography (3 episodes) || || TV Series
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| 1979 || ''[[Has worked in::Mirror, Mirror (1979 TV Movie)|Mirror, Mirror]]'' || cinematographer || || TV Movie
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| 1978-1979 || ''[[Battlestar Galactica (TOS)|Battlestar Galactica]]'' || director of photography (10 episodes) || || TV Series
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| 1978 || ''[[Has worked in::Lucan (1977 TV Series)|Lucan]]'' || director of photography (2 episodes) || || TV Series
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| 1978 || {{ep|Battlestar Galactica}} || director of photography || || Film
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| 1977-1978 || ''[[Has worked in::The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977 TV Series)|The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries]]'' || director of photography (19 episodes) || || TV Series
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| 1977 || ''[[Has worked in::Sex and the Married Woman (1977 TV Movie)|Sex and the Married Woman]]'' || cinematographer || || TV Movie
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| 1970-1977 || ''[[Has worked in::McCloud (1970 TV Series)|McCloud]]'' || director of photography (10 episodes) || || TV Series
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| 1976-1977 || ''[[Has worked in::Quincy M.E. (1976 TV Series)|Quincy M.E.]]'' || director of photography (5 episodes) || || TV Series
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| 1975-1976 || ''[[Has worked in::Switch (1975 TV Series)|Switch]]'' || director of photography (24 episodes) || || TV Series
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| 1974 || ''[[Has worked in::The Turn of the Screw (1974 TV Movie)|The Turn of the Screw]]'' || cinematographer || || TV Series
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| 1973-1974 || ''[[Has worked in::Barnaby Jones (1973 TV Series)|Barnaby Jones]]'' || director of photography (24 episodes) || || TV Series
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| 1973 || ''[[Has worked in::What Are Best Friends For? (1973 TV Movie)|What Are Best Friends For?]]''' || cinematographer || || TV Movie
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| 1973 || ''[[Has worked in::Key West (1973 TV Movie)|Key West]]'' || cinematographer || || TV Movie
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| 1973 || ''[[Has worked in::The Picture of Dorian Gray (1973 TV Movie)|The Picture of Dorian Gray]]'' || cinematographer || || TV Series
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| 1973 || ''[[Has worked in::Search (1972 TV Series)|Search]]'' || director of photography (6 episodes) || || TV Series
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| 1973 || ''[[Has worked in::The Norliss Tapes (1973 TV Movie)|The Norliss Tapes]]'' || director of photography || || TV Series
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| 1973 || ''[[Has worked in::The Wide World of Mystery (1973 TV Series)|The Wide World of Mystery]]'' || director of photography (2 episodes) || || TV Series
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| 1972 || ''[[Has worked in::The Delphi Bureau (1972 TV Series)|The Delphi Bureau]]'' || director of photography (2 episodes) || || TV Series
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| 1972 || ''[[Has worked in::Haunts of the Very Rich (1972 TV Movie)|Haunts of the Very Rich]]'' || cinematographer || || TV Movie
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| 1972 || ''[[Has worked in::The Eyes of Charles Sand (1972 TV Movie)|The Eyes of Charles Sand]]'' || cinematographer || || TV Movie
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| 1971 || ''[[Has worked in::The Failing of Raymond (1971 TV Movie)|The Failing of Raymond]]'' || director of photography || || TV Movie
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| 1971 || ''[[Has worked in::A Death of Innocence (1971 TV Movie)|A Death of Innocence]]'' || cinematographer || || TV Movie
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| 1971 || ''[[Has worked in::The Face of Fear (1971 TV Movie)|The Face of Fear]]'' || cinematographer || || TV Movie
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| 1970-1971 || ''[[Has worked in::Dan August (1970 TV Series)|Dan August]]'' || director of photography (26 episodes) || || TV Series
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| 1969 || ''[[Has worked in::Chastity (1969 Film)|Chastity]]'' || cinematographer || || Film
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1986 Crazy Dan (TV Movie)
1981-1985 The Fall Guy (TV Series) (director of photography - 39 episodes)
- The King of the Stuntmen (1985) ... (director of photography)
- Dead Ringer (1985) ... (director of photography)
- Rockabye Baby (1985) ... (director of photography)
- High Orbit (1985) ... (director of photography)
- The Winner (1984) ... (director of photography)
Show all 39 episodes
1984 The Cowboy and the Ballerina (TV Movie) (as Ben Coleman)
1981 Conquest of the Earth (TV Movie)
1979-1981 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Series) (director of photography - 29 episodes)
- The Dorian Secret (1981) ... (director of photography)
- Testimony of a Traitor (1981) ... (director of photography)
- The Hand of the Goral (1981) ... (director of photography)
- Shgoratchx! (1981) ... (director of photography)
- The Satyr (1981) ... (director of photography)
Show all 29 episodes
1980 Dan August: Murder, My Friend (TV Movie) (director of photography)
1980 Dan August: Once Is Never Enough (TV Movie)
1980 Dan August: The Jealousy Factor (TV Movie) (director of photography)
1980 Dan August: The Trouble with Women (TV Movie) (director of photography)
1980 Galactica 1980 (TV Series) (director of photography - 3 episodes)
- The Return of Starbuck (1980) ... (director of photography)
- The Night the Cylons Landed: Part 2 (1980) ... (director of photography)
- Spaceball (1980) ... (director of photography)
1979 Mirror, Mirror (TV Movie)
1978-1979 Battlestar Galactica (TV Series) (director of photography - 10 episodes)
- The Hand of God (1979) ... (director of photography)
- Take the Celestra (1979) ... (director of photography)
- Experiment in Terra (1979) ... (director of photography)
- Baltar's Escape (1979) ... (director of photography)
- Greetings from Earth (1979) ... (director of photography)
Show all 10 episodes
1978 Lucan (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Thunder God Gold (1978) ... (director of photography)
- The Creature Beyond the Door (1978) ... (director of photography)
1978 Battlestar Galactica (director of photography)
1977-1978 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series) (director of photography - 19 episodes)
- Voodoo Doll, Part II (1978) ... (director of photography)
- Voodoo Doll: Part 1 (1978) ... (director of photography)
- Sole Survivor (1978) ... (director of photography)
- The House on Possessed Hill (1978) ... (director of photography)
- Oh Say Can You Sing (1978) ... (director of photography)
Show all 19 episodes
1977 Sex and the Married Woman (TV Movie) (as Ben Coleman)
  McCloud (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1974) (director of photography - 8 episodes, 1970 - 1977)
- McCloud Meets Dracula (1977) ... (director of photography)
- Return to the Alamo (1975) ... (director of photography)
- Sharks! (1975) ... (director of photography)
- Lady on the Run (1975) ... (director of photography)
- The Man with the Golden Hat (1975) ... (director of photography)
Show all 10 episodes
1976-1977 Quincy M.E. (TV Series) (director of photography - 5 episodes)
- ...The Thigh Bone's Connected to the Knee Bone... (1977) ... (director of photography)
- Hot Ice, Cold Hearts (1977) ... (director of photography)
- A Star Is Dead (1976) ... (director of photography)
- Who's Who in Neverland (1976) ... (director of photography)
- Go Fight City Hall... to the Death (1976) ... (director of photography)
1975-1976 Switch (TV Series) (director of photography - 24 episodes)
- Death Squad (1976) ... (director of photography)
- The Girl on the Golden Strip (1976) ... (director of photography)
- The Case of the Purloined Case (1976) ... (director of photography)
- Big Deal in Paradise (1976) ... (director of photography)
- Before the Holocaust (1976) ... (director of photography)
Show all 24 episodes
1974 The Turn of the Screw (TV Movie)
1973-1974 Barnaby Jones (TV Series) (director of photography - 24 episodes)
- Foul Play (1974) ... (director of photography)
- Image in a Cracked Mirror (1974) ... (director of photography)
- Woman in the Shadows (1974) ... (director of photography)
- Dark Legacy (1974) ... (director of photography)
- Rendezvous with Terror (1974) ... (director of photography)
Show all 24 episodes
1973 What Are Best Friends For? (TV Movie)
1973 Key West (TV Movie)
1973 The Picture of Dorian Gray (TV Movie)
1973 Search (TV Series) (director of photography - 6 episodes)
- Ends of the Earth (1973) ... (director of photography)
- The Mattson Papers (1973) ... (director of photography)
- Goddess of Destruction (1973) ... (director of photography)
- The Clayton Lewis Document (1973) ... (director of photography)
- Countdown to Panic (1973) ... (director of photography)
Show all 6 episodes
1973 The Norliss Tapes (TV Movie) (director of photography)
1973 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Frankenstein: Part 2 (1973) ... (director of photography)
- Frankenstein: Part 1 (1973) ... (director of photography)
  The Delphi Bureau (TV Series) (1 episode, 1972) (director of photography - 1 episode, 1972)
- The Man Upstairs-The Man Downstairs Project (1972)
- Pilot (1972) ... (director of photography)
1972 Haunts of the Very Rich (TV Movie)
1972 The Eyes of Charles Sand (TV Movie)
1971 The Failing of Raymond (TV Movie) (director of photography)
1971 A Death of Innocence (TV Movie)
1971 The Face of Fear (TV Movie)
  Dan August (TV Series) (1 episode, 1970) (director of photography - 25 episodes, 1970 - 1971)
- The Assassin (1971) ... (director of photography)
- Prognosis: Homicide (1971) ... (director of photography)
- Days of Rage (1971) ... (director of photography)
- The Meal Ticket (1971) ... (director of photography)
- The Manufactured Man (1971) ... (director of photography)
Show all 26 episodes
1969 Chastity
Hide Hide Camera and Electrical Department (19 credits)
Hide Hide Camera and Electrical Department (19 credits)
1960 High School Caesar (camera operator - as Benny Coleman)
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1960 Wild Youth (camera operator - uncredited)
| 1960 || ''[[Has worked in::High School Caesar (camera operator - as Benny Coleman)
1959 A Dog's Best Friend (camera operator - uncredited)
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1959 The Betty Hutton Show (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
| 1960 || ''[[Has worked in::Wild Youth (camera operator - uncredited)
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| 1959 || ''[[Has worked in::A Dog's Best Friend (camera operator - uncredited)
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| 1959 || ''[[Has worked in::The Betty Hutton Show (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- Goldie Crosses the Tracks (1959) ... (camera operator)
- Goldie Crosses the Tracks (1959) ... (camera operator)
1959 Tokyo After Dark (camera operator)
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1957 The Girl in Black Stockings (camera operator)
| 1959 || ''[[Has worked in::Tokyo After Dark (camera operator)
1957 Outlaw's Son (camera operator - uncredited)
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1957 Jungle Heat (operative cameraman)
| 1957 || ''[[Has worked in::The Girl in Black Stockings (camera operator)
1957 War Drums (operative cameraman)
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1957 Voodoo Island (camera operator)
| 1957 || ''[[Has worked in::Outlaw's Son (camera operator - uncredited)
1957 Tomahawk Trail (camera operator)
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1956 Revolt at Fort Laramie (operative cameraman)
| 1957 || ''[[Has worked in::Jungle Heat (operative cameraman)
1956 Rebel in Town (operative cameraman)
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1956 The Black Sleep (camera operator)
| 1957 || ''[[Has worked in::War Drums (operative cameraman)
1956 The Broken Star (camera operator)
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1956 Crime Against Joe (camera operator)
| 1957 || ''[[Has worked in::Voodoo Island (camera operator)
1944 Passage to Marseille (assistant camera - uncredited)
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1939 Daughters Courageous (assistant camera - uncredited)
| 1957 || ''[[Has worked in::Tomahawk Trail (camera operator)
1939 They Made Me a Criminal (assistant camera - uncredited)  
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| 1956 || ''[[Has worked in::Revolt at Fort Laramie (operative cameraman)
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| 1956 || ''[[Has worked in::Rebel in Town (operative cameraman)
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| 1956 || ''[[Has worked in::The Black Sleep (camera operator)
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| 1956 || ''[[Has worked in::The Broken Star (camera operator)
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| 1956 || ''[[Has worked in::Crime Against Joe (camera operator)
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| 1944 || ''[[Has worked in::Passage to Marseille (assistant camera - uncredited)
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| 1939 || ''[[Has worked in::Daughters Courageous (assistant camera - uncredited)
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| 1939 || ''[[Has worked in::They Made Me a Criminal (assistant camera - uncredited)  
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Revision as of 10:13, 13 August 2018

Ben Colman
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Biographical information
Birth date (1907-01-30)January 30, 1907
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Death date February 22, 1988(1988-02-22) (aged 81)
Tarzana, California, USA
Gender
Nationality American
Professional information
Occupation Cinematographer
Years active 1939—1986
BSG-related information
Related film Battlestar Galactica
Related series Original Series
Galactica 1980
Occupation Director of photography

Ben Colman (January 30, 1907 – February 22, 1988) was a cinematographer. He served a director of photography in several Original Series and Galactica 1980 episodes.

Biography

Involvement in the Battlestar Galactica universe

Filmography

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Film and Television
Year Title Function Role Notes
1986 Crazy Dan cinematographer TV Movie
1981-1985 The Fall Guy director of photography (39 episodes) TV Series
1984 The Cowboy and the Ballerina cinematographer TV Movie
1981 Conquest of the Earth director of photography TV Movie
1979-1981 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century director of photography (29 episodes) TV Series
1980 Dan August: Murder, My Friend director of photography TV Movie
1980 Dan August: Once Is Never Enough cinematographer TV Movie
1980 Dan August: The Jealousy Factor director of photography TV Movie
1980 Dan August: The Trouble with Women director of photography TV Movie
1980 Galactica 1980 director of photography (3 episodes) TV Series
1979 Mirror, Mirror cinematographer TV Movie
1978-1979 Battlestar Galactica director of photography (10 episodes) TV Series
1978 Lucan director of photography (2 episodes) TV Series
1978 Battlestar Galactica director of photography Film
1977-1978 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries director of photography (19 episodes) TV Series
1977 Sex and the Married Woman cinematographer TV Movie
1970-1977 McCloud director of photography (10 episodes) TV Series
1976-1977 Quincy M.E. director of photography (5 episodes) TV Series
1975-1976 Switch director of photography (24 episodes) TV Series
1974 The Turn of the Screw cinematographer TV Series
1973-1974 Barnaby Jones director of photography (24 episodes) TV Series
1973 What Are Best Friends For?' cinematographer TV Movie
1973 Key West cinematographer TV Movie
1973 The Picture of Dorian Gray cinematographer TV Series
1973 Search director of photography (6 episodes) TV Series
1973 The Norliss Tapes director of photography TV Series
1973 The Wide World of Mystery director of photography (2 episodes) TV Series
1972 The Delphi Bureau director of photography (2 episodes) TV Series
1972 Haunts of the Very Rich cinematographer TV Movie
1972 The Eyes of Charles Sand cinematographer TV Movie
1971 The Failing of Raymond director of photography TV Movie
1971 A Death of Innocence cinematographer TV Movie
1971 The Face of Fear cinematographer TV Movie
1970-1971 Dan August director of photography (26 episodes) TV Series
1969 Chastity cinematographer Film

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