Joe Johnston

1950 - Today

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Joseph Eggleston Johnston II (born May 13, 1950) is an American film director, writer, and visual effects artist best known for such effects-driven films as Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989), Jumanji (1995), and Jurassic Park III (2001). These movies include a number of period films such as The Rocketeer (1991), The Wolfman (2010), and Captain America: The First Avenger (2011). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe Johnston has received more than 1,038,892 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Joe Johnston is the 583rd most popular film director (up from 588th in 2019), the 3,769th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,675th in 2019) and the 154th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Joe Johnston ranks 583 out of 1,580Before him are Oliver Hirschbiegel, John Madden, Giovanni Pastrone, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Robert Z. Leonard, and Martin Brest. After him are João César Monteiro, Fatih Akin, Ryan Murphy, Otakar Vávra, Boris Barnet, and Charles Vidor.

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Among people born in 1950, Joe Johnston ranks 172Before him are Dee Dee Bridgewater, Anton Ondruš, Jan Zajíc, Philippe Barbarin, Mirko Cvetković, and Angry Grandpa. After him are Angelo Branduardi, Natsagiin Bagabandi, Ken Robinson, Elya Baskin, Eric Maskin, and Alan Tam.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joe Johnston ranks 3,769 out of 15,968Before him are Lilian Jackson Braun (1913), Eric Allin Cornell (1961), William Kaelin Jr. (1957), Julie London (1926), L. L. Langstroth (1810), and Pete Rose (1941). After him are Edward S. Curtis (1868), William Calley (1943), Lainie Kazan (1940), Norma Talmadge (1894), Pink Anderson (1900), and David Harbour (1975).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Joe Johnston ranks 154Before him are George Seaton (1911), Jennifer Lee (1971), Nancy Meyers (1949), Jack Conway (1887), Robert Z. Leonard (1889), and Martin Brest (1951). After him are Ryan Murphy (1965), David O. Russell (1958), Frederick Wiseman (1930), Friz Freleng (1906), Jerry Schatzberg (1927), and Robert Rodriguez (1968).