John McTiernan


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John McTiernan was born on January 8, 1951 in Albany, New York, USA. He is a director and producer, known for Die Hard (1988), Rollerball (2002) and Last Action Hero (1993). He has been married to Gail Sistrunk since 2012. He was previously married to Kate Harrington, Donna Dubrow and Carol Land. See full bio »

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Known For

Die Hard Director
(1988)
Rollerball Director
(2002)
Last Action Hero Director
(1993)
Predator Director
(1987)

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Alternate Names:

John Mctiernan

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Gail Sistrunk | See more »

Children:

McTiernan, John "Jack" Clarence | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[advice for novice filmmakers] It's the same thing of how you get to Carnegie Hall: practice, practice, practice. (laughs) Also, I'd say get a hold of a video camera and just shoot as much as you can, of anything. If you have a script, get a couple actors together and shoot two pages from the script, then edit the footage on a really basic video editing program. It takes as long to develop a ... See more »

Trivia:

He was considered to direct X-Men (2000). See more »

Trademark:

Enjoys working with the composers of the James Bond franchise (Bill Conti, Michael Kamen, Éric Serra). See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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