John McTiernan

1951 - Today

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John Campbell McTiernan Jr. (born January 8, 1951) is an American filmmaker. He is best known for his action films, especially Predator (1987), Die Hard (1988), and The Hunt for Red October (1990). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John McTiernan has received more than 1,660,820 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). John McTiernan is the 387th most popular film director (down from 383rd in 2019), the 2,490th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,495th in 2019) and the 110th most popular Film Director.

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Among film directors, John McTiernan ranks 387 out of 1,581Before him are Emilio Fernández, Philippe Garrel, Jacques Audiard, Lotte Reiniger, Jean Girault, and Marcel Camus. After him are Sam Wood, Jerzy Hoffman, Yuri Norstein, Mario Camus, Shin Sang-ok, and Joe Dante.

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Among people born in 1951, John McTiernan ranks 93Before him are Jack Unterweger, Zdravko Čolić, Laimdota Straujuma, Karen Allen, Carl Wieman, and Lynda Carter. After him are Julian Schnabel, Behgjet Pacolli, Karekin II, Beverly D'Angelo, Dee Dee Ramone, and Tommy Bolin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John McTiernan ranks 2,490 out of 18,182Before him are Laura Linney (1964), Henry Draper (1837), Will Sampson (1933), Philly Joe Jones (1923), Ellen Barkin (1954), and Laurie Holden (1969). After him are Peter Coyote (1941), Ellen Pompeo (1969), Charles Durning (1923), Hank Aaron (1934), Raymond Franz (1922), and Chubby Checker (1941).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, John McTiernan ranks 110Before him are Ray Harryhausen (1920), Merian C. Cooper (1893), Irvin Kershner (1923), Gene Deitch (1924), Sofia Coppola (1971), and Robert Benton (1932). After him are Sam Wood (1883), Joe Dante (1946), Donald P. Bellisario (1935), J. J. Abrams (1966), Delmer Daves (1904), and Douglas Trumbull (1942).