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D.J. Caruso Poster

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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 17 January 1965Norwalk, Connecticut, USA
Birth NameDaniel John Caruso Jr.

Mini Bio (1)

Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, Caruso came west to play tennis and study Television Production at Pepperdine University. Interned at Disney Studios in the Product Placement department and later hooked up with Director John Badham, who mentored him into a second-unit director, after Badham lost his 2nd-unit director Rob Cohen to a first-unit directing career. He hooked up with writer Scott Rosenberg, who penned a short film for him entitled, Cyclops, Baby (1997). The film helped launch Caruso's directing career.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Jimmy The Finn

Spouse (1)

Holly Kuespert (6 July 1991 - present) (4 children)

Trade Mark (1)

His films often have intense car crashes (Taking Lives (2004), Disturbia (2007), and Eagle Eye (2008))

Trivia (3)

Formed Tall Pine Productions with producer Ken Aguado in 2004.
One of 115 people invited to join AMPAS in 2007.
Father of Brandon Caruso and Daniel Caruso.

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