Biography

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John Thomas Sayles (born September 28, 1950) is an American independent film director, screenwriter and author.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

John Thomas Sayles (born September 28, 1950) is an American independent film director, screenwriter and author.

Description above from the Wikipedia article John Sayles, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 55

Birthday 1950-09-28

Place of Birth Schenectady, New York, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

Django Lives!Writer
2018 The Alienist(1 episode)Teleplay
2018 The Alienist(2 episodes)Writer
2013 Go for SistersWriter
2010 AmigoWriter
2008 The Spiderwick ChroniclesScreenplay
2007 HoneydripperWriter
2004 Silver CityWriter
2003 Casa de los BabysWriter
2002 Sunshine StateWriter
1999 LimboWriter
1997 MimicWriter
1997 Men with GunsWriter
1996 Lone StarWriter
1995 PiranhaStory
1995 The Secret of Roan InishScreenplay
1994 Men of WarScreenplay
1992 Passion FishWriter
1991 City of HopeAuthor
1989 Breaking InWriter
1988 Eight Men OutScreenplay
1987 MatewanScreenplay
1987 Wild ThingScreenplay
1986 Unnatural CausesWriter
1986 The Clan of the Cave BearScreenplay
1984 The Brother from Another PlanetScreenplay
1983 Baby It's YouScreenplay
1983 LiannaWriter
1982 The ChallengeWriter
1981 The HowlingScreenplay
1980 Battle Beyond the StarsStory
1980 Battle Beyond the StarsWriter
1980 Return of the Secaucus SevenWriter
1980 AlligatorStory
1980 AlligatorScreenplay
1979 The Lady in RedScreenplay
1978 PiranhaStory
1978 PiranhaScreenplay

Acting

2016 The Umbrella as Pastor Jim
2014 That Guy Dick Miller as Himself
2010 Great Directors as Himself
2009 In the Electric Mist as Michael Goldman
2008 Obscene: A Portrait of Barney Rosset and Grove Press as Himself
2007 Honeydripper as Zeke
2000 A Constant Forge
1998 Independent Focus(1 episode) as Himself
1997 Gridlock'd as Cop #1
1994 Baseball(18 episodes) as Himself
1994 My Life's in Turnaround as Producer
1993 Matinee as Bob
1992 Malcolm X as FBI Agent
1992 Straight Talk as Guy Girardi
1991 City of Hope as Carl
1990 Shannon's Deal(1 episode)
1989 Untamagiru
1988 Eight Men Out as Ring Lardner
1987 Matewan as Hardshell Preacher
1987 Mathnet(30 episodes) as Roy 'Lefty' Cobbs
1987 Square One Television(231 episodes) as Roy 'Lefty' Cobbs
1986 Unnatural Causes as Lloyd
1986 Something Wild as Motorcycle Cop
1985 Hard Choices as Don
1984 The Brother from Another Planet as Man in Black
1983 Lianna as Jerry
1981 The Howling as Morgue Attendant
1980 Return of the Secaucus Seven as Howie
1978 Piranha as Army Sentry

Directing

2013 Go for SistersDirector
2010 AmigoDirector
2007 HoneydripperDirector
2004 Silver CityDirector
2003 Casa de los BabysDirector
2002 Sunshine StateDirector
1999 LimboDirector
1997 Men with GunsDirector
1996 Lone StarDirector
1995 The Secret of Roan InishDirector
1992 Passion FishDirector
1991 City of HopeDirector
1988 Eight Men OutDirector
1987 MatewanDirector
1984 The Brother from Another PlanetDirector
1983 Baby It's YouDirector
1983 LiannaDirector
1980 Return of the Secaucus SevenDirector

Editing

2013 Go for SistersEditor
1997 Men with GunsEditor
1996 Lone StarEditor
1995 The Secret of Roan InishEditor
1992 Passion FishEditor
1991 City of HopeEditor
1984 The Brother from Another PlanetEditor
1983 LiannaEditor

Production

2018 The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The BigfootExecutive Producer
2000 GirlfightExecutive Producer

Creator

1990 Shannon's DealCreator

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