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John Dahl was born in 1956 in Billings, Montana, USA. He is known for his work on The Last Seduction (1994), Kill Me Again (1989) and Rounders (1998). He is married to Beth Jana Friedberg. They have four children. See full bio »

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Red Rock West
Wed, Dec 01 9:30 PM PST on STZENA (603)
Rounders
Sat, Dec 04 4:50 AM PST on HBOZ (516)

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(1994)
Kill Me Again Director
(1989)
Rounders Director
(1998)
Red Rock West Director
(1993)

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  For Love (TV Movie)
 2021 American Rust (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Denmark (2021)
- St. Sebastian (2021)
- Blue Mountains (2021)
- Happy Returns (2021)
- The Mill (2021)
 2019-2021 Evil (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- A Is for Angel (2021)
 2019-2020 Yellowstone (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Blood the Boy (2019)
 2016-2020 Billions (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Hell of a Ride (2018)
- Boasts and Rails (2016)
 2020 Servant (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Balloon (2020)
 2013-2020 Ray Donovan (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Inside Guy (2019)
- Baby (2018)
- Dogwalker (2017)
- Las Vegas (2017)
 2019 For All Mankind (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Bent Bird (2019)
 2019 The Walking Dead (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The World Before (2019)
 2017-2018 SEAL Team (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- In Name Only (2018)
- The Exchange (2017)
 2018 The Looming Tower (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
 2017 The Good Doctor (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Oliver (2017)
 2017 Iron Fist (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Snow Gives Way (2017)
 2015-2017 The Affair (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #3.9 (2017) ... (segment "Helen")
- Episode #3.8 (2017)
- Episode #3.4 (2016)
- Episode #3.2 (2016)
- Episode #2.4 (2015)
 2016 Kingdom (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Do Not Disturb (2016)
- Woke Up Lonely (2016)
 2015 Jessica Jones (TV Series) (1 episode)
- AKA Sin Bin (2015)
 2013-2015 Hannibal (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Buffet Froid (2013)
 2015 Aquarius (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2010-2015 Justified (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- The Hunt (2015)
- Weight (2014)
- Outlaw (2013)
- Measures (2012)
 2015 House of Cards (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Chapter 34 (2015)
- Chapter 33 (2015)
 2013-2014 The Bridge (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Jubilex (2014)
- Beholder (2014)
 2014 The Strain (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Loved Ones (2014)
 2014 Outlander (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Castle Leoch (2014)
- Sassenach (2014)
 2007-2014 Californication (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Smile (2014)
- Quitters (2013)
- JFK - - > LAX (2012)
- The Last Supper (2011)
 2013-2014 The Americans (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- New Car (2014)
- The Oath (2013)
 2008-2013 Dexter (TV Series) (16 episodes)
- Run (2012)
- Are You...? (2012)
 2013 Person of Interest (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Dead Reckoning (2013)
 2009-2013 The Vampire Diaries (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Brave New World (2010)
 2012 Bad Girls (TV Movie)
 2012 Arrow (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Year's End (2012)
 2012 Homeland (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Clearing (2012)
 2012 Falling Skies (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2011-2012 Shameless (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Killer Carl (2011)
 2011 Cooper and Stone (TV Movie)
 2010-2011 Hellcats (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Fancy Dan (2011)
- The Match Game (2010)
 2010 Caprica (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Dirteaters (2010)
- False Labor (2010)
 2010 Terriers (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Agua Caliente (2010)
 2008-2010 True Blood (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Timebomb (2009)
- Never Let Me Go (2009)
- Mine (2008)
 2009 Breaking Bad (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Down (2009)
 2009 United States of Tara (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Snow (2009)
- Betrayal (2009)
 2009 Battlestar Galactica (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Oath (2009)
 2009 Fear Itself (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Chance (2009)
 2007 The Line-Up (TV Movie)
 2007 Life (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Powerless (2007)
 2007 You Kill Me
 2006 The Line-Up (TV Movie)
 2005 Tilt (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Last Hand (2005)
 2001 Joy Ride
 1998 Rounders
 1996 Unforgettable
 1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Tomorrow I Die (1995)
 1993 Red Rock West
 1989 Kill Me Again
 1988 Deniece Williams: I Can't Wait (Music Video)
 1987 Angela Winbush: Run to Me (Music Video)
 1987 Kool & the Gang: Stone Love (Music Video)
 1986 Kool & the Gang: Victory (Music Video)
 1985 Kool & the Gang: Emergency (Music Video)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Produced a 30 minute rock musical, in collaboration with David Warfield, entitled "Here Come the Pugs."

Publicity Listings:

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Spouse:

Beth Jana Friedberg  (4 children)

Relatives:

Rick Dahl (sibling)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

A Clockwork Orange (1971) captured my imagination so much. It was the first film that I saw that made me realize that somebody has to make this stuff. Somebody has to build those sets. Somebody has to paint those paintings. All of a sudden it became accessible. The movie was so compelling and interesting to me on so many levels. The one thing that struck me was that somebody made a movie, and ... See more »

Trivia:

Is the only director from the United States to have more than one movie on Siskel & Ebert's Top Ten List in the same year. In 1994, Red Rock West (1993) made Siskel's list and The Last Seduction (1994) made Ebert's list. The only other directors to do this are Jan Troell, Werner Herzog, Claude Berri, Yves Robert, and Krzysztof Kieslowski. See more »

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