1939 – Born on the 25th of August in England, became a naturalized American citizen at the age of seven.
He attended Indian Springs School in Alabama and college at Yale University.
1974 – It was his handling of the docudrama The Gun that won Badham his first theatrical-feature assignment.
1977 – Worked for television for years before his breakthrough with Saturday Night Fever.
1984 – The director’s striking visual sense and innate gift for montage has served him well in such nailbiters as Blue Thunder and Wargames.
1984 – Formed his own production firm, Great American Picture Show Company.
1985 – American Flyers.
1987 – His comedy film witness Stakeout.
1989-1999 – Directed the movie Bird on a Wire, (1991)Point of no Return, (1994)Drop Zone, (1995)Nick of Time, (1997)Incognito, (1999)The Jack Bull.