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John McTiernan (I)


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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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:

[advice for novice filmmakers] It's the same thing of how you get to Carnegie Hall: practice, practice, practice. (laughs) Also, I'd say get a hold of a video camera and just shoot as much as you can, of anything. If you have a script, get a couple actors together and shoot two pages from the script, then edit the footage on a really basic video editing program. It takes as long to develop a ... See more »

Trivia:

In a criminal-wiretapping case filed by the U.S. District Attorney for Los Angeles, John McTiernan plead guilty to lying to F.B.I. agents about requesting to have Anthony Pellicano investigate producer Charles Roven during production of Rollerball (2002). Sentenced to four months in federal prison on 09/24/07, plea was withdrawn and restated as innocent since statement had been given to FBI when ... 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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