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John Kelso was born to James Kelso from Nebraska and Joann Kelso from Missouri who were of Scottish and German ancestry. His father James was an inventor of many things, the most famous of which was a video paddle game that became Atari Pong. John was a Blacksmith & Farrier, sought-after for both by horse owners in Kansas City. When a horse kick ... See full bio »

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Godzilla Special Effects
(2014)
Spider-Man Art Department
(2002)
After Earth Special Effects
(2013)
Hollow Man Special Effects
(2000)

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 2023 Avatar 3 (metal shop foreman) (filming)
 2021 Avatar 2 (metal shop foreman) (filming)
 2019 The Mandalorian (TV Series) (metal fabrication foreman - 1 episode)
- Chapter 1: The Mandalorian (2019) ... (metal fabrication foreman)
 2019 Spider-Man: Far from Home (welding lead foreperson)
 2016-2017 Rosewood (TV Series) (toolman/welder - 12 episodes)
- Asphyxiation & Aces (2017) ... (toolman/welder - uncredited)
- Mummies & Meltdowns (2017) ... (toolman/welder - uncredited)
- Bacterium & the Brothers Panitch (2017) ... (toolman/welder - uncredited)
- Half-Life & Havana Nights (2016) ... (toolman/welder - uncredited)
- Prosopagnosia & Parrotfish (2016) ... (toolman/welder - uncredited)
 2016 Deepwater Horizon (offshore rig fabrication gang boss)
 2016 Allegiant (propmaker gang boss: additional photography)
 2014 Interstellar (prop maker/welder - uncredited)
 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy (metal fabricator foreman)
 2013 The Lone Ranger (gang boss: construction)
 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man (metal fabricator) / (prop maker/welder)
  Best Ink (TV Series) (metal fabricator - 8 episodes, 2012) (assistant art director - 1 episode, 2012)
- For the Love of Ink (2012) ... (metal fabricator)
- The King of Ink (2012) ... (metal fabricator)
- Purrfect Ink (2012) ... (metal fabricator)
- Face Off (2012) ... (metal fabricator)
- Tattoo Virgins (2012) ... (metal fabricator)
 2012 John Carter (metal worker - uncredited) / (prop carpenter - uncredited)
 2011 A Mann's World (TV Movie) (metal fabrication foreperson)
  Mr. Sunshine (TV Series) (metal fabricator - 13 episodes, 2011) (metal foreman - 2 episodes, 2011)
- Self Help (2011) ... (metal fabricator)
- The Best Man (2011) ... (metal fabricator)
- Family Business (2011) ... (metal fabricator)
- Cohen and Donovan (2011) ... (metal fabricator) / (metal foreman)
- Ben and Vivian (2011) ... (metal fabricator)
 2011 X-Men: First Class (prop shop foreman)
 2010 Weeds (TV Series) (prop master gang boss - 1 episode)
- Theoretical Love Is Not Dead (2010) ... (prop master gang boss)
 2009 State of Play (metal fabricator) / (sculptor)
 2007 Rush Hour 3 (metal fabricator)
 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (metal fabricator)
 2007 Spider-Man 3 (metal fabricator)
 2006 Amy Coyne (TV Movie) (prop shop)
 2006 Dreamgirls (metal fabricator)
 2006 The Prestige (metal fabricator - uncredited)
 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (welder fabricator)
 2006 Hannah Montana (TV Series) (carpenter - 4 episodes)
- It's My Party and I'll Lie If I Want To (2006) ... (carpenter)
- She's a Supersneak (2006) ... (carpenter)
- Miley, Get Your Gum (2006) ... (carpenter)
 2005 Fun with Dick and Jane (metal fabricator - uncredited)
 2005 CSI: Miami (TV Series) (metal foreman - 2 episodes)
- Blood in the Water (2005) ... (metal foreman: permanent sets)
- From the Grave (2005) ... (metal foreman: permanent sets)
 2005 Bones (TV Series) (metal fabricator - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2005) ... (metal fabricator - uncredited)
 2005 Serenity (metal fabricator)
 2001-2005 Strong Medicine (TV Series) (prop shop - 25 episodes)
- The Y Factor (2005) ... (prop shop)
- Dying Inside (2005) ... (prop shop)
- Differentials (2005) ... (prop shop)
- Bleeding Heart (2004) ... (prop shop)
- Healing Touch (2004) ... (prop shop)
 2005 Blind Justice (TV Series) (carpenter - 2 episodes)
- Four Feet Under (2005) ... (carpenter)
- Pilot (2005) ... (carpenter)
 2004 The Terminal (welder fabricator - uncredited)
 2004 Van Helsing (metal fabricator)
 2003 Las Vegas (TV Series) (prop shop foreman - 6 episodes)
- Pros and Cons (2003) ... (prop shop foreman - uncredited)
- Semper Spy (2003) ... (prop shop foreman - uncredited)
- Groundhog Summer (2003) ... (prop shop foreman - uncredited)
- Jokers and Fools (2003) ... (prop shop foreman - uncredited)
- Donny, We Hardly Knew Ye (2003) ... (prop shop foreman - uncredited)
 2003 Hulk (metal fabricator foreman)
 2003 Dragnet (TV Series) (carpenter - 12 episodes)
- The Little Guy (2003) ... (carpenter)
- For Whom the Whistle Blows (2003) ... (carpenter)
- Let's Make a Deal (2003) ... (carpenter)
- Redemption (2003) ... (carpenter)
- Sticks and Stones (2003) ... (carpenter)
 2002 MDs (TV Series) (prop shop foreman - 8 episodes)
- Family Secrets (2002) ... (prop shop foreman)
- Connective Tissue (2002) ... (prop shop foreman)
- Reversal of Fortune (2002) ... (prop shop foreman)
- Wing and a Prayer (2002) ... (prop shop foreman)
- R.I.P. (2002) ... (prop shop foreman)
 2002 Men in Black II (prop fabricator - uncredited)
 2002 Spider-Man (metal fabricator)
 2002 The Scorpion King (carpenter - uncredited)
 2001 The One (metalwork foreman)
 2001 The Princess Diaries (carpenter - uncredited)
 2000 The Kid (carpenter)
 2000 What Planet Are You From? (metal fabricator)
 1999 Wild Wild West (metal construction foreman)
 1998 Mercury Rising (metal fabricator - uncredited)
 1998 Primary Colors (metal foreman)
 1997 Contact (metal fabricator - uncredited)
 1997 Con Air (metal fabricator - uncredited)
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