Renny Harlin


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Born in 15 March 1959 as Renny Lauri Mauritz Harjola, he is the most successful Finnish film director in the history of Hollywood. Harlin started his career in film business in the beginning of 1980s when he was directing commercials and company films for companies like Shell. Later he worked as a buyer for Finnish film distributor and met Finnish ... See full bio »

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Driven Producer
(2001)
Cliffhanger Producer
(1993)
Cutthroat Island Producer
(1995)
(2014)

Filmography

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  The Refuge (producer) (filming)
 2014 The Legend of Hercules (producer)
 2013 Devil's Pass (producer)
 2011 5 Days of War (producer)
 2011 The Resident (executive producer)
 2004 Mindhunters (executive producer)
 2001 Driven (producer)
 1999 Blast from the Past (producer)
 1996 Mistrial (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1996 The Long Kiss Goodnight (producer)
 1995 Cutthroat Island (producer)
 1994 The Foot Shooting Party (Short) (executive producer)
 1994 Speechless (producer)
 1993-1994 Gladiaattorit (TV Series) (producer - 53 episodes)
- Episode #3.15 (1994) ... (producer)
- Episode #3.14 (1994) ... (producer)
- Episode #3.13 (1994) ... (producer)
- Episode #3.12 (1994) ... (producer)
- Episode #3.11 (1994) ... (producer)
 1993 Cliffhanger (producer)
 1991 Angel City (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1991 Rambling Rose (producer - produced by)
 1988 Fat Boys: Are You Ready for Freddy (Music Video) (executive producer - uncredited)
 1981 Kohtauspaikka 33 (TV Short documentary) (producer)
 1981 Prinsessa joka nukkui 100 vuotta (Short) (executive producer - uncredited)
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Show Show Writer (7 credits)
Show Show Actor (11 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (2 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Stunts (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (5 credits)
Show Show Self (63 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

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Other Works:

DVD commentary for The Long Kiss Goodnight. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Lauri Harjola

Height:

6' 3½" (1.92 m)

Spouse:

Geena Davis  (divorced)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Making a film is like doing gymnastics, or piloting an aircraft: while sticking your landings is held in high regard - and rightly so - even more important is walking away from the ones you *don't* stick. If you don't believe me, I have two words for you: "Cutthroat Island". See more »

Trivia:

In 2001, he bought an apartment from former Formula One driver Eddie Irvine. See more »

Trademark:

Includes references to Finland, his country of birth [Finland]

Star Sign:

Pisces

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