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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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Directed Nintendo TV commercial "Swat" (2004). 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 »


Usually uses Mauro Fiore as the director of cinematography for his recent films (Ticker (2002) and Smokin' Aces (2006)). See more »


Often uses chop (auto) shops as a key setting to build up the story See more »

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