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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), Last Action Hero (1993) 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)
Last Action Hero
Last Action Hero Director
(1993)
Predator
Predator Director
(1987)
Rollerball
Rollerball Director
(2002)

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Alternate Names:

John Mctiernan

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Basic (2003)] The camera isn't just moving for the sake of keeping it moving. The camera is an active narrator in a thriller. The camera has to tell you how to evaluate every piece information you get and put it into context. [audio commentary] See more »

Trivia:

Was offered the chance to direct Predator 2 (1990), but turned to down to work on The Hunt for Red October (1990). See more »

Trademark:

Very active movement of camera See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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