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John Dahl was born in 1956 in Billings, Montana, USA. He is a director and writer, known for Rounders (1998), Joy Ride (2001) and The Last Seduction (1994). He is married to Beth Jana Friedberg. They have four children. See full bio »

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Known For

Rounders
Rounders Director
(1998)
Joy Ride
Joy Ride Director
(2001)
The Last Seduction
(1994)
The Great Raid
The Great Raid Director
(2005)

Filmography

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 2013-2016 Ray Donovan (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Marisol (2016)
- Swing Vote (2015)
- Sunny (2014)
- Viagra (2014)
- Black Cadillac (2013)
 2016 Kingdom (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Do Not Disturb (2016)
- Woke Up Lonely (2016)
 2016 Billions (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Boasts and Rails (2016)
 2015 Jessica Jones (TV Series) (1 episode)
- AKA Sin Bin (2015)
 2015 The Affair (TV Series) (1 episode)
- 204 (2015)
 2013-2015 Hannibal (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Buffet Froid (2013)
 2015 Aquarius (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2010-2015 Justified (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- The Hunt (2015)
- Weight (2014)
- Outlaw (2013)
- Measures (2012)
 2015 House of Cards (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Chapter 34 (2015)
- Chapter 33 (2015)
 2013-2014 The Bridge (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Jubilex (2014)
- Beholder (2014)
 2014 The Strain (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Loved Ones (2014)
 2014 Outlander (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Castle Leoch (2014)
- Sassenach (2014)
 2007-2014 Californication (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Smile (2014)
- Quitters (2013)
- JFK to LAX (2012)
- The Last Supper (2011)
 2013-2014 The Americans (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- New Car (2014)
- The Oath (2013)
 2008-2013 Dexter (TV Series) (16 episodes)
- Run (2012)
- Are You...? (2012)
 2013 Person of Interest (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Dead Reckoning (2013)
 2009-2013 The Vampire Diaries (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Brave New World (2010)
 2012 Arrow (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Year's End (2012)
 2012 Homeland (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Clearing (2012)
 2012 Falling Skies (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2011-2012 Shameless (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Killer Carl (2011)
 2012 Bad Girls (TV Movie)
 2011 Cooper and Stone (TV Movie)
 2010-2011 Hellcats (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Fancy Dan (2011)
- The Match Game (2010)
 2010 Caprica (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Dirteaters (2010)
- False Labor (2010)
 2010 Terriers (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Agua Caliente (2010)
 2008-2010 True Blood (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Timebomb (2009)
- Never Let Me Go (2009)
- Mine (2008)
 2009 Breaking Bad (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Down (2009)
 2009 United States of Tara (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Snow (2009)
- Betrayal (2009)
 2009 Battlestar Galactica (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Oath (2009)
 2009 Fear Itself (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Chance (2009)
 2007 The Line-Up (TV Movie)
 2007 Life (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Powerless (2007)
 2007 You Kill Me
 2006 The Line-Up (TV Movie)
 2005 Tilt (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Last Hand (2005)
 2001 Joy Ride
 1998 Rounders
 1996 Unforgettable
 1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Tomorrow I Die (1995)
 1993 Red Rock West
 1989 Kill Me Again
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Produced a 30 minute rock musical, in collaboration with David Warfield, entitled "Here Come the Pugs."

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[A Clockwork Orange (1971) ] captured my imagination so much. It was the first film that I saw that made me realize that somebody has to make this stuff. Somebody has to build those sets. Somebody has to paint those paintings. All of a sudden it became accessible. The movie was so compelling and interesting to me on so many levels. The one thing that struck me was that somebody made a movie, and ... See more »

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In 1994, John Dahl was set to direct "Meltdown", an action thriller starring Dolph Lundgren based on a John Carpenter screenplay and the novel "The Prometheus Crisis" (from the authors of 'The Glass Inferno'). The production was shut down only days before the start of principal photography because of a legal dispute between Miramax and Trimark pictures regarding distribution. The project remained... See more »

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