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Rian Johnson was born in Maryland. At a young age, he moved to San Clemente, California where he was raised. After graduating from High school, he went on to attend University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. His first feature film "Brick" was released in 2005 and was the building block (no pun intended) that launched his career. ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2010-2013 Breaking Bad (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Ozymandias (2013)
- Fifty-One (2012)
- Fly (2010)
 2012 Looper
 2010 Terriers (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Manifest Destiny (2010)
 2005 Brick
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Other Works:

Directed the music video "Woke Up New" for The Mountain Goats (2006).

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the central question posed by Looper (2012)] For me, that's essentially the wrong question [re: "If you could travel back in time and kill someone like Hitler, would you do it? Could you do it?"]. Which is weird, because you could say that, in some way, it's the question that "Looper" eventually puts its chips down on. But for me, the real question isn't 'Would you kill Hitler?' It's 'Does ... See more »

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Graduated from USC's School of Cinema-Television in 1996. See more »

Trademark:

Often casts Joseph-Gordon Levitt and Noah Segan

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Sagittarius

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