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Donald M. McAlpine Biography

  • Profession: Cinematographer
  • Born: Jan 1, 0001
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001

Australian cinematographer Donald McAlpine learned the rudiments of his business with the Commonwealth Film Unit in the 1960s. The 1972 comedy feature [[Feature~V83187~The Adventures of Barry McKenzie~theadventuresofbarrymckenzie]] launched McAlpine's longtime collaboration with director [[Performer~P81500~Bruce Beresford~bruceberesford]], which extended into the 1980s and such major releases as [[Feature~V6995~Breaker Morant~breakermorant]] (1980) and [[Feature~V27387~King David~kingdavid]] (1985). Before transferring his base of operations to the U.S., McAlpine worked with other notable Australian filmmakers like George T. Miller ([[Feature~V31147~Man from Snowy River~themanfromsnowyriver]]) and [[Performer~P79948~Gillian Armstrong~gillianarmstrong]] ([[Feature~V34002~My Brilliant Career~mybrilliantcareer]]). In Hollywood, he frequently worked with director Paul Mazursky; films emerging from this professional association include [[Feature~V33382~Moscow on the Hudson~moscowonthehudson]] (1984),[[Feature~V14493~Down and Out in Beverly Hills~downandoutinbeverlyhills]] (1985) and [[Feature~V33256~Moon Over Parador~moonoverparador]] (1986). Donald McAlpine's 1990s credits include the box-office hits [[Feature~V119900~Mrs. Doubtfire~mrsdoubtfire]] (1993), [[Feature~V133722~A Clear and Present Danger~clearandpresentdanger]] (1994) and 9 Months (1995); and the updated "barrio" version of Romeo and Juliet (1996). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi