John G. Avildsen

John G. Avildsen
1935 - 2017
John G. Avildsen  American Film Director

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John G. Avildsen was previously married to Tracy Brooks Swope (1987 - 2003).

John G. Avildsen had an encounter with Carol Lynley.


American Film Director John G. Avildsen was born John Guilbert Avildsen on 21st December, 1935 in Oak Park, Illinois, USA and passed away on 16th Jun 2017 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 81. He is most remembered for Rocky, The Karate Kid Trilogy, 8 Seconds and The Power of One. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

John G. Avildsen is a member of the following lists: American film directors, Best Director Academy Award winners and 1935 births.


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First Name John
Middle Name Guilbert
Last Name Avildsen
Full Name at Birth John Guilbert Avildsen
Alternative Name John G. Avildsen, Johnny Avildsen, John Guilbert Avildsen
Age 81 (age at death) years
Birthday 21st December, 1935
Birthplace Oak Park, Illinois, USA
Died 16th June, 2017
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Pancreatic cancer
Build Average
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Film Director
Occupation Film Director
Claim to Fame Rocky, The Karate Kid Trilogy, 8 Seconds and The Power of One
Year(s) Active 1969–present, 1969–2017
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John Guilbert Avildsen (December 21, 1935 – June 16, 2017) was an American film director. He is perhaps best known for directing Rocky (1976), which earned him the Academy Award for Best Director. Other films he directed include Joe (1970), Save the Tiger (1973), The Formula (1980), Neighbors (1981), Lean on Me (1989), Rocky V (1990), 8 Seconds (1994), and the first three The Karate Kid films.

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John G. Avildsen81 SagittariusFilm Director
Tracy Brooks Swope70 PiscesActress
Carol Lynley77 AquariusActress


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