Badham, John MacDonald

Portrait
Born: Aug 25, 1939 AD
Currently alive, at 74 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.

 

 

 

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