John Dahl Biography (1956-)

Born in 1956, in Billings, MT; son of Leonard (a manager of an insurance office) and Margeurite Dahl; married Beth-Jana Friedberg (a cinematographer); brother of Rick Dahl (a producer and screenwriter). Career: Director andwriter. Director of music videos and storyboard artist. Addresses: Agent: Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Director, writer
Birth Details
1956
Billings, Montana, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Work
  • Director, The Death Mutants,1980
  • Assistant director, The Dungeonmaster, Empire, 1983
  • Unit director, Private Investigations, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1987
  • Director, Kill Me Again, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1990
  • Director, The Last Seduction, October Films, 1994
  • Director, Red Rock West, Roxie Releasing, 1994
  • Director, Unforgettable, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1996
  • Producer and director, Striking Back: A Jewish Commando's War against the Nazis, Miramax, 1998
  • Director, Rounders, Miramax, 1998
  • Director, Blackout, Miramax, 1998
  • Television Work
  • Episodic
  • Director, "Tomorrow I Die," Fallen Angels, Showtime, 1995
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Coproducer of the rock musical Here Come the Pugs.
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • The Death Mutants,1980
  • Private Investigations, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1987
  • (With brother, Rick Dahl) Kill Me Again, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1990
  • (With R. Dahl) Red Rock West, Roxie Releasing, 1994
  • (With R. Dahl) Blackout, Miramax, 1998
  • Meltdown,1999

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books:
    • Contemporary Authors, March, 1996, Volume 164, Gale (Detroit, MI),1998, pp. 91-93.
    Periodicals:
    • Premiere, pp. 49-52.*

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