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Joe W. Acton

Born and raised in Alaska, Acton has been a merchant seaman, police officer and lawyer. A pilot since he was 17, he holds a commercial license and instrument rating. His writing credits include newspaper columns and technical writing, and his screenplays and films have been winners at film festivals around the U.S. See full bio »

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Courage Doesn't Ask
Code Duello
Code Duello Producer


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 2008 If Memories Could Breathe... (Short) (executive producer)
 2007 Code Duello (Short) (associate producer - as Joe Acton)
 2007 Courage Doesn't Ask (Short) (producer)
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 2007 Courage Doesn't Ask (Short)
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 2007 Courage Doesn't Ask (Short)
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 2010 Shuffle (Short) (special thanks)

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Joe Acton


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Personal Quote:

Think big. Do it yourself. Don't follow convention.


Wrote "Fade In", a political column for McClatchy Newspapers. Written as a sitcom, it followed the 2008 Presidential Election. See more »

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