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John A. Kuri

Second generation Hollywood filmmaker John Kuri is the son of 8-time Oscar® nominated and twice Oscar® winner Emile Kuri, the first person in history born in Mexico to win an Oscar®. John's pedigree was shaped by the early years of Walt Disney Studios and a world's first, Disneyland, where his career began. John is an award winning producer, ... See full bio »

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Conagher Producer
Captive Hearts Producer


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 2021 Who Is Dr. S. Allen Counter? (Short) (producer) (completed)
 2018 Impact! (Video short) (executive producer) (completed)
 2017 The Big T: Testosterone (Documentary short) (executive producer) / (producer) (completed)
 2014 Language of the Night (Documentary short) (executive producer) / (producer) (completed)
 2014 Leftover Salmon: A Rocky Mountain High (Documentary short) (executive producer) (completed)
 2013 The Global Women Project: First Portrayals (Documentary short) (producer) (completed)
 2018 HoopDream Team (Documentary short) (producer)
 2014 Mongolia: Concert Act II (Video short) (executive producer)
 2014 Mongolia: Concert Act I (Video) (executive producer)
 2014 Squirrel Nut Zippers in Concert (Video short) (executive producer)
 2014 Enzo Avitabile & Bottari in Concert (Video short) (executive producer)
 2014 Sudanese Music and Dance Festival (Video short) (executive producer)
 2014 2007 Rio Las Vegas Celebrity Poker Tournament (Video short) (executive producer)
 2013 Icastica (Documentary short) (executive producer) / (producer)
 2002 Stay Tuned (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 1994 One More Mountain (TV Movie) (producer - as John Kuri)
 1991 Conagher (TV Movie) (producer)
 1987 Captive Hearts (producer)
 1984 Airwolf (TV Series) (line producer: Reno air race segments)
 1981 The Time Crystal (TV Movie) (associate producer - as John Kuri)
 1981 Skyward Christmas (TV Movie) (producer)
 1980 Skyward (TV Movie) (producer)
 1977 Vegas! Vegas! Vegas! (TV Movie) (producer)
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Show Show Cinematographer (5 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (5 credits)
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Show Show Visual effects (4 credits)
Show Show Art director (4 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote "Cheyenne Rising Sun", a historical novel, published by Seven Locks Press/Ingram, hardcover edition August 1, 2004. See more »

Alternate Names:

John Kuri | Jon Kuri


6' 1½" (1.87 m)

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Son of Emile Kuri, the first motion picture talent born in Mexico to receive an Oscar®, (he received 2 - "The Heiress" and "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea") and the most Oscar® nominated motion picture artist of Lebanese descent, earning 8-nominations.

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