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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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Predator Director
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[on character 'Osborne' in Basic (2003)] She's the audience's representative. She's the detective. She's the one trying to get to the truth. [audio commentary] See more »


Son of John McTiernan Sr.. See more »


Films often feature lens flare (Die Hard (1988) even had a sound effect synced up to a flare). See more »

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