Biography

Jonathan Charles "Jon" Turteltaub is an American film director and producer. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University and the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He is the son of television comedy writer Saul Turteltaub.

He has directed several successful mainstream films for the Walt Disney Studios, including; 3 Ninjas (1992), Cool Runnings (1993), While You Were Sleeping (1995), Phenomenon (1996), Instinct (1999), Disney's The Kid (2000), 2004's National Treasure, as well as its 2007 sequel National Treasure: Book of Secrets, and The Sorcerer's Apprentice.

Turteltaub produced the CBS television series, Jericho, and also directed the first three episodes, "Pilot", "Fallout", and "Four Horsemen".

Jonathan Charles "Jon" Turteltaub is an American film director and producer. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University and the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He is the son of television comedy writer Saul Turteltaub.

He has directed several successful mainstream films for the Walt Disney Studios, including; 3 Ninjas (1992), Cool Runnings (1993), While You Were Sleeping (1995), Phenomenon (1996), Instinct (1999), Disney's The Kid (2000), 2004's National Treasure, as well as its 2007 sequel National Treasure: Book of Secrets, and The Sorcerer's Apprentice.

Turteltaub produced the CBS television series, Jericho, and also directed the first three episodes, "Pilot", "Fallout", and "Four Horsemen".

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 20

Birthday 1963-08-08

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2018 The MegDirector
2013 Last VegasDirector
2012 Common Law(1 episode)Director
2010 The Sorcerer's ApprenticeDirector
2009 Harper's Island(1 episode)Director
2007 National Treasure: Book of SecretsDirector
2006 Jericho(4 episodes)Director
2004 National TreasureDirector
2000 The KidDirector
1999 InstinctDirector
1998 From the Earth to the Moon(1 episode)Director
1996 PhenomenonDirector
1995 While You Were SleepingDirector
1993 Cool RunningsDirector
1992 3 NinjasDirector
1991 Driving Me CrazyDirector
1989 Think BigDirector

Production

2012 Common Law(13 episodes)Producer
2009 Harper's Island(32 episodes)Producer
2007 National Treasure: Book of SecretsProducer
2006 Jericho(32 episodes)Producer
2004 National TreasureProducer
2002 Role of a LifetimeExecutive Producer
2000 The KidProducer
1997 RocketManExecutive Producer

Writing

2016 Rush Hour(1 episode)Writer
1991 Driving Me CrazyScreenplay
1989 Think BigWriter

Creator

2006 JerichoCreator

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