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Joe Carnahan

Joe Carnahan was born on May 9, 1969 in Sacramento, California, USA as Joseph Aaron Carnahan. He is a producer and director, known for The Grey (2011), The A-Team (2010) and Smokin' Aces (2006). See full bio »

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 2015 Cane & Boyd (Short) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2015 Dine and Dash (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer) (completed)
 2014-2015 State of Affairs (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Cry Havoc (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Masquerade (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Ar Rissalah (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Bang, Bang (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Half the Sky (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014/I Mine (Short) (executive producer)
 2014 Stretch (producer)
 2013-2014 The Blacklist (TV Series) (executive producer - 17 episodes)
- Berlin (No. 8): Conclusion (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Berlin (No. 8) (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Kingmaker (No. 42) (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Pavlovich Brothers (No. 119-122) (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Milton Bobbit (No. 135) (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Those Who Kill (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2011 The Devil's Dosh (Short) (executive producer)
 2011 The Grey (producer)
 2010 Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball (Video) (executive producer)
 2009 The Fourth Kind (producer)
 2009 Susannah (Short) (executive producer)
 2006 Faceless (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2003 Boyz Up Unauthorized (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 1996 The Devil Takes a Holiday (co-producer)
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Directed Cadillac CTS TV commercial "Favorite Things" (2007). See more »

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6' 2" (1.88 m)

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(on current male film stars) Think about a guy like Bob Mitchum, with his kind of chest gut not defining itself one way or the other. Was there anybody tougher? Lee Marvin was a marine sniper during the Second World War. They had this sense of themselves, and they had this product of being a man in a masculine way. I think that's why Liam Neeson is experiencing this renaissance at sixty years old... See more »


Considered a legend in the theatre and film community in his Hometown of Fairfield, CA. Several Plaques are hung in the Film dept of Solano Community College where his journey to greatness began. See more »


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