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Joe Johnston (I)


Joe Johnston was born on May 13, 1950 in Austin, Texas, USA as Joseph Eggleston Johnston III. He is a director, known for Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), October Sky (1999) and The Rocketeer (1991). See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

October Sky
October Sky Director
(1999)
The Rocketeer
The Rocketeer Director
(1991)
Jurassic Park III
(2001)

Filmography

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 2015 Lumen (TV Movie)
 2010 The Wolfman
 2004 Hidalgo
 1999 October Sky
 1995 Jumanji
 1994 The Pagemaster (live action sequences)
 1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1991 The Rocketeer
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Alternate Names:

Joe Johnson | Joseph Johnston

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Attended USC Film School in 1984. See more »

Trademark:

Films are often referred to as "popcorn flicks" or "saturday afternoon fare" and are largely meant for pure entertainment

Star Sign:

Taurus

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