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John Badham

English-born "Army brat" John Badham is the son of English actress Mary Hewitt and the stepson of an American Army general. Raised in Alabama and schooled at Yale, he cut his teeth producing and directing for TV before making his feature debut with The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976). Badham's breakthrough credit was the ...

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Aug 25, 1939 In Luton, Bedfordshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Making a Killing
Latest Project:
Series Standoff 2017-10-19

Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Nick of Time
Poster of Short Circuit
Poster of WarGames
Poster of Saturday Night Fever
Movie The 100 Greatest Sex Symbols Himself 2018
Movie The Tango Unknown 2018
Movie The Revamping of Dracula Himself 2017-09-08
Series Standoff Unknown 2017-10-19
Movie Buddha Eyes Unknown 2017-08-28
Series Trailers from Hell Unknown 2017-09-10
Movie Tromatized: Meet Lloyd Kaufman Himself 2017-09-23
Movie Cruisin' for Love Unknown 2017-09-21
Series Rush Hour Unknown 2016-03-31
Movie Elevate Unknown 2016-05-19
Movie Sprint Unknown 2015
Movie Threat Unknown 2015-07-05
Series Stitchers Unknown 2015-06-02
Series 12 Monkeys Unknown 2015-01-16
Movie Behind the Scenes of Supernatural: A Fan's Perspective Unknown 2014
Series Constantine Unknown 2014-10-24
Movie Avian Avengers Unknown 2014-05-21
Movie The Last Rites of Granny Souza Unknown 2013-05-15
Series Arrow Unknown 2012-10-10
Movie The Secret Life of Jonathan Sky Unknown 2011
Movie The Interview Unknown 2011
Movie The Yoke Unknown 2010
Movie In Utero Unknown 2010
Movie Election Day Unknown 2010
Series Nikita Unknown 2010-09-09
Series The Event Unknown 2010-09-20
Movie His Man Friday Unknown 2009
Movie The Tragic Self-Improvement of Ross Lawson Unknown 2009-03-15
Movie Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1970's Himself 2009-05-19
Series Hollywood's Best Film Directors Himself 2009-04-14
Series The Beast Unknown 2009-01-15
Movie Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and Singing Himself 2009-03-10
Movie Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1960's Himself 2009-05-19
Movie Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1980s, 1990s and 2000s Himself 2009-08-11
Movie Fiasco Unknown 2009-11-01
Movie Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story Himself 2009-10-20
Series Trauma Unknown 2009-09-28
Movie The Yellow Brick Road and Beyond Unknown 2009-02-24
Movie Eagle Eye: Shall We Play a Game? Unknown 2008
Series In Plain Sight Unknown 2008-06-01
Movie The Craft of Dirty Harry Himself 2008-06-03
Movie The Long Shadow of Dirty Harry Himself 2008-07-23
Movie The Business End: Violence in Cinema Unknown 2008-07-23
Movie The Gallery Unknown 2008-05-10
Movie Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure Himself 2008-03-01
Movie Distances Unknown 2008
Movie Rabia Unknown 2008-01-18
Movie The Proposal Unknown 2008-12-03
Movie Making a Killing Unknown 2007
Movie Making Soundtrack History Himself 2007-09-18
Series Heroes Unmasked Himself 2007-07-25
Movie Saturday Night Fever: A 30 Year Legacy Himself 2007-09-18
Movie An American Tragedy Unknown 2007-11-17
Movie Ride with the Angels: Making 'Blue Thunder' Himself 2006-04-04
Movie The Special: Building Blue Thunder Himself 2006-04-04
Series Psych Unknown 2006-07-07
Series Men in Trees Unknown 2006-09-12
Movie Greatest Ever Blockbuster Movies Himself 2006-09-24
Series Heroes Unknown 2006-09-25
Series Supernatural Unknown 2005-09-13
Series Criminal Minds Unknown 2005-09-22
Movie Dada Ji Unknown 2005-12-10
Movie Make Your Own Damn Movie! Unknown 2005-05-31
Movie Firefighter Unknown 2005-07-15
Series Just Legal Unknown 2005-04-01
Series Blind Justice Unknown 2005-03-08
Movie Mel Gibson: God's Lethal Weapon Himself 2004-03-28
Movie Evel Knievel Unknown 2004-07-30
Movie Footsteps Unknown 2003-10-12
Series Las Vegas Unknown 2003-09-22
Movie Art of Darkness: A Night Gallery Retrospective Unknown 2002
Series The Shield Unknown 2002-03-12
Movie Brother's Keeper Unknown 2002-01-29
Movie Obsessed Unknown 2002-09-22
Series Crossing Jordan Unknown 2001-09-24
Movie The 100 Greatest Films Himself 2001-11-24
Movie The Last Debate Don Beard 2000-11-05
Series VH-1 Behind the Movie Unknown 1999-01-01
Movie The Jack Bull Unknown 1999-04-17
Series The Screen Savers Unknown 1998
Movie Floating Away Unknown 1998-08-30
Movie Wargames Unknown 1998-05-01
Movie Incognito Unknown 1998-03-13
Movie Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault Unknown 1996-11-23
Movie Nick of Time Unknown 1995-11-22
Movie The Timekeeper Unknown 1994-01-11
Movie Drop Zone Unknown 1994-12-09
Movie Another Stakeout Unknown 1993-07-23
Movie Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story Unknown 1993-05-07
Movie Relentless: Mind of a Killer Unknown 1993-01-11
Movie Point of No Return Unknown 1993-03-19
Movie The Hard Way Unknown 1991-03-08
Movie Bird on a Wire Unknown 1990-05-18
Movie Disorganized Crime Unknown 1989-04-14
Movie Stakeout Unknown 1987-08-05
Movie Short Circuit Unknown 1986-05-09
Movie American Flyers Unknown 1985-08-16
Movie Blue Thunder Unknown 1983-05-13
Movie WarGames Unknown 1983-06-03
Movie Behind-The-Scenes: 'Blue Thunder' Unknown 1983
Movie Whose Life Is It Anyway? Unknown 1982-01-22
Movie Dracula Unknown 1979-07-20
Series Fantasy Film Festival Unknown 1979
Movie The 4th Annual People's Choice Awards Himself 1978-02-20
Movie Saturday Night Fever Unknown 1977-12-16
Movie The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings Unknown 1976-11-17
Movie The Keegans Unknown 1976-05-03
Movie Rex Harrison Presents Stories of Love Unknown 1974-05-01
Movie The Godchild Unknown 1974-11-26
Movie Reflections of Murder Unknown 1974-11-24
Movie The Gun Unknown 1974-11-13
Movie The Law Unknown 1974-10-22
Movie Isn't It Shocking? Unknown 1973-10-02
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-03-20
Movie No Place to Run Unknown 1972-09-19
Series Cool Million Unknown 1972-10-16
Series The Streets of San Francisco Unknown 1972-09-16
Series Kung Fu Unknown 1972-02-22
Series The Sixth Sense Unknown 1972-01-15
Series Nichols Unknown 1971-09-16
Series Sarge Unknown 1971-02-22
Series Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law Unknown 1971-09-12
Series Cannon Unknown 1971-09-14
Movie The Impatient Heart Unknown 1971-10-08
Series The Bold Ones: The Senator Unknown 1970-09-13
Movie A Clear and Present Danger Unknown 1970-03-21
Movie Dial Hot Line Unknown 1970-03-08
Series The Bold Ones: The New Doctors Unknown 1969-09-14
Series Night Gallery Unknown 1969-11-08
Series The Bold Ones: The Protectors Unknown 1969-02-22