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

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Alternate Names:

John Mctiernan

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on character 'Osborne' in Basic (2003)] She's the audience's representative. She's the detective. She's the one trying to get to the truth. [audio commentary] See more »

Trivia:

Was attached to direct "Sun-Tzu: the Art of War" for French producer Samuel Hadida in 2003-2004. See more »

Trademark:

Often shows characters speaking in a foreign, unsubtitled language. According to McTiernan, this habit comes from the countless foreign films he saw as a student. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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