Kevin Rafferty

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Kevin Rafferty (1948 – July 2, 2020) was an American documentary cinematographer, director, and producer. He was best known for his 1982 documentary The Atomic Cafe.[1][2] He was born in New York City. He was a mentor to filmmaker Michael Moore and helped him during the production of Roger & Me in 1989.

Rafferty was a nephew of First Lady Barbara Bush, and a cousin of President George W. Bush.[3][4]

Rafferty died on July 2, 2020 from cancer in New York City, aged 73.[5]

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  1. "Kevin Rafferty". New York Times. Retrieved August 19, 2009.
  2. "Kevin Rafferty credits". Archived from the original on December 8, 2009. Retrieved August 20, 2009.
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  4. Democracy Now, "Michael Moore on His Life, His Films and His Activism," September 6, 2010. Last accessed: February 20, 2011.
  5. Renowned documentary filmmaker Kevin Rafferty of ‘The Atomic Cafe‘ dies at age 73