Biography

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John Lafia (born 1957) is an American film and television writer, director, and producer. He attended UCLA, where he received his Bachelors in Film. Lafia's first film was The Blue Iguana, which he wrote and directed. It was also screened out of competition at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival. He later went on to co-write the screenplay for 1988's Child's Play and direct Child's Play 2 (1990), as well as both writing and directing 1993's Man's Best Friend. In recent years he has transitioned to television, first directing a number of Babylon 5 episodes. He has also written and directed the NBC miniseries 10.5 and its sequel 10.5: Apocalypse. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Lafia, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

John Lafia (born 1957) is an American film and television writer, director, and producer. He attended UCLA, where he received his Bachelors in Film. Lafia's first film was The Blue Iguana, which he wrote and directed. It was also screened out of competition at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival. He later went on to co-write the screenplay for 1988's Child's Play and direct Child's Play 2 (1990), as well as both writing and directing 1993's Man's Best Friend. In recent years he has transitioned to television, first directing a number of Babylon 5 episodes. He has also written and directed the NBC miniseries 10.5 and its sequel 10.5: Apocalypse. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Lafia, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 14

Birthday 1935-12-21

Place of Birth Oak Oark, Illinois, USA

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2006 Firestorm: Last Stand at YellowstoneDirector
2006 10.5: Apocalypse(0 episodes)Director
2004 10.5(2 episodes)Director
2002 The RatsDirector
2002 The Dead Zone(1 episode)Director
2000 Chameleon 3: Dark AngelDirector
1999 Monster!Director
1994 Babylon 5(3 episodes)Director
1993 Man's Best FriendDirector
1990 Child's Play 2Director
1988 Freddy's Nightmares(1 episode)Director
1988 The Blue IguanaDirector

Writing

2006 10.5: Apocalypse(0 episodes)Writer
2004 10.5(0 episodes)Writer
2004 10.5(2 episodes)Teleplay
2003 Code 11-14Story
1993 Man's Best FriendWriter
1988 Child's PlayScreenplay
1988 The Blue IguanaWriter

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