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Badham, John MacDonald

Born: 1939 AD
Currently alive, at 76 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Director

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.