John McTiernan


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John McTiernan was born on January 8, 1951 in Albany, New York, USA as John Campbell McTiernan Jr. 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:

Last Action Hero (1993) was the worst time I've ever had in this business. (...) The whole thing would have profited from a little more digestion. The movie, from the moment the studio said they wanted to do it until it was in the theatres, was nine-and-a-half months. Which was a month too short. In hindsight, we were arrogant, too. (...) It was something like three weeks from the end of shooting... See more »

Trivia:

He was initially attached to direct Patriot Games (1992), but departed when Alec Baldwin dropped out. He moved on to Medicine Man (1992), which reunited him with Sean Connery, the star of the preceeding film, The Hunt for Red October (1990). 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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