John Erick Dowdle

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John grew up in the Twin Cities of Minnesota. After graduating St. Thomas Academy, an all-boys, military, Catholic highschool, John moved to Iowa City to attend the University of Iowa. There he would make the move from writing to film. Two years later, John moved to Manhattan to attend NYU's film program. After graduating NYU, John moved to Los ... See full bio »

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No Escape Director
Quarantine Director
Waco Director


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 2018 Waco (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Day 51 (2018) ... (directed by)
- Of Milk and Men (2018)
- Operation Showtime (2018) ... (directed by)
- The Strangers Across the Street (2018) ... (directed by)
 2015 No Escape: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
 2015/I No Escape
 2010 Devil
 2008 Quarantine
 2005 The Dry Spell (as John E. Dowdle)
 1996 Full Moon Rising (as John E. Dowdle)
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