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John Stockwell is an American actor, director, producer and writer who is probably best known - as an actor - for his roles in the Tom Cruise vehicles Losin' It (1983) and Top Gun (1986), and the Stephen King - John Carpenter film Christine (1983). John has since moved from acting into the director's chair. His directing credits include Blue Crush ... See full bio »

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Known For

Blue Crush
Blue Crush Director
(2002)
Top Gun
Top Gun Cougar
(1986)
Into the Blue
Into the Blue Director
(2005)
Turistas
Turistas Male Backpacker
(2006)

Filmography

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 2012 Breaking the Girls
David Layton
 2008 Ride the Wake (Short)
Grant
 2006 Turistas
Male Backpacker
 2000 Cheaters (TV Movie)
News Producer
 1997 Breast Men (TV Movie)
Robert Renaud
 1997 Legal Deceit
Adam
 1997 Stag
Victor Mallick
 1996 Relativity (TV Series)
- Role Model (1996)
 1995 Nixon
Staffer #1
 1995 I Shot a Man in Vegas
Grant
 1995 Aurora: Operation Intercept
Andy Aldrich
 1994 Hart to Hart: Crimes of the Hart (TV Movie)
Peter Rubin
 1992 The Young Riders (TV Series)
Bill Barlow
- Dark Brother (1992) ... Bill Barlow
 1991 Born to Ride
Capt. Jack Hassler
 1991 Millions
David Phipps
 1989 Nightmare Classics (TV Series)
Malcolm Barrington
- The Eyes of the Panther (1989) ... Malcolm Barrington
 1988 Friday the 13th: The Series (TV Series)
Tim Ayres
- Badge of Honor (1988) ... Tim Ayres
 1987 Billionaire Boys Club (TV Movie)
Brad Sedgwick
 1987 Trying Times (TV Series)
Maxwell Fletcher
- A Family Tree (1987) ... Maxwell Fletcher
 1986 Top Gun
Cougar
 1986 Dangerously Close
Randy McDevitt
 1985 North and South (TV Mini-Series)
Billy Hazard
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... Billy Hazard
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Billy Hazard
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Billy Hazard
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Billy Hazard
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Billy Hazard (credit only)
 1985 My Science Project
Michael Harlan
 1985 Radioactive Dreams
Phillip Chandler
 1984 City Limits
Lee
 1983 Losin' It
Spider
 1981 So Fine
Jim Sterling
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Feature audio commentary for the film "Blue Crush".
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Personal Quote:

[Screenwriting is] a lonely, miserable profession. But the pay can be okay and you get to spend a lot of time in Hawaii.

Trivia:

Was originally slated to direct "After the Sunset" (2004), but dropped out of the production in the summer of 2003. See more »

Trademark:

Using oceans and beaches as a key setting

Star Sign:

Aries

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