Biography

John Campbell McTiernan, Jr. is an American film director and producer, best known for his action films and most identifiable with the three films he directed back-to-back: Predator, Die Hard, and The Hunt for Red October, along with later movies such as Last Action Hero, Die Hard With A Vengeance, and The Thomas Crown Affair. More recently, McTiernan was in the news for his criminal conviction in the Anthony Pellicano wiretapping scandal.

John Campbell McTiernan, Jr. is an American film director and producer, best known for his action films and most identifiable with the three films he directed back-to-back: Predator, Die Hard, and The Hunt for Red October, along with later movies such as Last Action Hero, Die Hard With A Vengeance, and The Thomas Crown Affair. More recently, McTiernan was in the news for his criminal conviction in the Anthony Pellicano wiretapping scandal.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 19

Birthday 1951-01-08

Place of Birth Albany, New York, USA

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2003 Basic Director
2002 Rollerball Director
1999 The 13th Warrior Director
1999 The Thomas Crown Affair Director
1995 Die Hard: With a Vengeance Director
1993 Last Action Hero Director
1992 Medicine Man Director
1990 The Hunt for Red October Director
1988 Die Hard Director
1987 Predator Director
1986 Nomads Director

Acting

2017 80’s Blockbusters: When Hollywood Played Tough as Himself
2007 Wrong Guy, Wrong Place, Wrong Time: A Look Back at 'Die Hard' as Himself
2007 The Continuing Adventures of John McClane as Himself
2003 Beneath the Surface: The Making of 'The Hunt for Red October' as Himself
2002 Iron and Beyond as Himself - Director
2001 If It Bleeds We Can Kill It: The Making of 'Predator'

Production

2002 Rollerball Producer
1999 The 13th Warrior Producer
1997 Quicksilver Highway Executive Producer
1995 Die Hard: With a Vengeance Producer
1993 Last Action Hero Producer
1991 Robin Hood Executive Producer

Writing

1986 Nomads Writer

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