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John McTiernan


John McTiernan was born on January 8, 1951 in Albany, New York, USA as John Campbell McTiernan Jr. He is a director and producer, known for Die Hard (1988), Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995) and Predator (1987). He has been married to Gail Sistrunk since 2012. He was previously married to Kate Harrington, Donna Dubrow and Carol Land. See full bio »

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Known For

Die Hard
Die Hard Director
(1988)
Predator
Predator Director
(1987)
The Hunt for Red October
(1990)

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Alternate Names:

John Mctiernan

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

You take it one step at a time and the basic rule is to work on movies you would like to go see because it takes too long and it's too hard to work on a project for somebody else just because it's a job. When it's four in the morning and you've been working 18 hours a day for 10 months straight you had better care about the film, otherwise you couldn't put out the way you have to. To do it well, ... See more »

Trivia:

Was a candidate to direct Batman Forever (1995) before Joel Schumacher took over from Tim Burton. See more »

Trademark:

Enjoys working with the composers of the James Bond franchise (Bill Conti, Michael Kamen, Eric Serra). See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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