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Tom Fraser is a camera operator and cinematographer who worked as camera operator on the Star Trek: The Next Generation fourth season episode "Half a Life" in 1991. He also worked as camera operator on Robert Legato's television special The Star Trek Logs: An MTV Big Picture Special Edition the same year.

Fraser started to work as camera operator in the late 1970s on projects such as the western comedy Shame, Shame on the Bixby Boys (1978, working with Michael E. Little and Randy Nolen), the comedy Night Patrol (1984), the horror thriller Hunter's Blood (1986, cinematography by Thomas F. Denove), the sport comedy Penitentiary III (1987, working with Patric J. Abaravich), the action film Code Name: Zebra (1987, cinematography by Thomas F. Denove), the thriller D.O.A. (1988), the horror film Nightmare on the 13th Floor (1990), and the television comedy series Sledge Hammer! (1986).

Also in the 1980s, Fraser started to work as cinematographer on projects including the comedy Hollywood Zap (1986), the science fiction film Wired to Kill (1986), the science fiction comedy Alien from L.A. (1988), the adventure Journey to the Center of the Earth (1988), the horror comedy Chrome Hearts (1989, starring Lycia Naff), the comedy Life on the Edge (1992, starring Vaughn Armstrong), and the action drama Midnight Confessions (1994).

Further work as camera operator includes the adventure Sidekicks (1992), the horror sequel The Hidden II (1993, starring Raphael Sbarge), the action comedy Top Dog (1995), the television science fiction film Asteroid (1997), the drama Slums of Beverly Hills (1998), the crime thriller Flypaper (1999), the horror film House of 1000 Corpses (2003, starring Sid Haig), the science fiction comedy Alien Autopsy (2006), the drama You and I (2011, starring Anton Yelchin), and the television drama The Wrong Woman (2013), as well as the television series Silk Stalkings (1993-1995, starring Charlie Brill), The Big Easy (1996-1997), Deadly Games (1995-1997, starring Christopher Lloyd, produced by Leonard Nimoy, and music by Dennis McCarthy), Ally McBeal (1997), Vengeance Unlimited (1998-1999), Grounded for Life (2001-2002, starring Richard Riehle), It's All Relative (2003-2004), Numb3rs (2006-2007), Big Shots (2007-2008), The Cleaner (2008-2009), Eastwick (2009-2010), Franklin & Bash (2011), Majors & Minors (2011-2012), Legit (2013), The Middle (2012-2014), Bones (2006-2014), and Tyrant (2014, starring Alice Krige).

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