Todd Schlopy
Personal information
Date of birth: (1961-06-17)June 17, 1961
Place of birth: Bradford, Pennsylvania
High School: Orchard Park High School
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Weight: 165 lb (75 kg)
Career information
College: Michigan
Debuted in 1987 for the Buffalo Bills
Last played in 1987 for the Buffalo Bills
Career history
* Buffalo Bills (1987)
Career highlights and awards
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Ross Todd Schlopy (born June 17, 1961) is a motion picture cameraman former American football placekicker. A native of Bradford, Pennsylvania, Schlopy attended Orchard Park High School in Orchard Park, New York. He played college football for the Michigan Wolverines football team from 1981 to 1984.[1] He played for the Buffalo Bills as a replacement player during the 1987 NFL Players Strike.[2] He won a game for the Bill over the New York Giants on October 18, 1987 with a field goal. After retiring from football, Schlopy became a cameraman on feature films.[3] His credits include Red Dawn (first assistant camera, 2011), Jonah Hex (first assistant camera, 2010), High School (first assistant camera, 2010), G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (first assistant camera, 2009), Wanted (first assistant camera, 2008), Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert (first assistant camera, 2008), Transformers (first assistant camera, 2007), Herbie Fully Loaded (first assistant camera, 2005), Seabiscuit (first assistant camera, 2003), Shallow Hal (first assistant camera, 2001), Starship Troopers (first assistant Steadicam, 1997), Air Force One (first assistant camera, 1997), and Ski Patrol (second assistant camera, 1990).[4]

His son, Alex Schlopy, is a freeskier who won a gold medal at the 2011 Winter X Games in the big air contest.[3]


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