Kenneth Decker

Kenneth Decker

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: June 24, 1961
Date of Passing: May 03, 2018

Kenneth Decker was an American camera operator.

Decker was best known for his handheld camera work on numerous variety and talk shows, including Late Night with Conan O’Brien (for which Decker received four Primetime Emmy Award nominations), The Rosie O’Donnell Show, Saturday Night Live, The Colbert Report, and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.

He also worked on numerous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular broadcasts.

Decker was awarded a Primetime Emmy in 2006 for his camera work on The XX Olympic Winter Games.

Kenneth Decker was an American camera operator.

Decker was best known for his handheld camera work on numerous variety and talk shows, including Late Night with Conan O’Brien (for which Decker received four Primetime Emmy Award nominations), The Rosie O’Donnell Show, Saturday Night Live, The Colbert Report, and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.

He also worked on numerous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular broadcasts.

Decker was awarded a Primetime Emmy in 2006 for his camera work on The XX Olympic Winter Games.

He was also an innovator in the drone industry, including work on Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, hosted by Jerry Seinfeld.

Decker died May 3, 2018, in New York City, New York. He was 56.

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Awards & Nominations

5 Nominations | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video For A Series - 2006
  • Nominee
  • Kenneth Decker, Camera Operator
  • Late Night With Conan O'Brien
  • NBC
  • Conaco, Broadway Video, in association with NBC Universal Television Studio
Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video For A Series - 2005
Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video For A Series - 2004
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