Date of Birth:
John G. Avildsen
21 December 1935
John G. Avildsen created 11 movies in the Comedy, Drama, Thriller, Sport, Romance, Music, Action, Family genres.
John G. Avildsen got succeed with average imdb rating 6.
Has a daughter named Bridget Avildsen (b. 2 October 1993) with his ex-wife, Tracy Brooks Swope.
He was the original numero uno of Saturday Night Fever (1977) but pulled out. He was replaced sooner than John Badham.
Ex-son-in-law of Herbert B. Swope Jr. and Margaret Hayes.
His son is a rock singer, but the two have no private relationship.
Directed seven actors to Oscar nominations: Jack Lemmon, Jack Gilford, Burgess Meredith, Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Pat Morita and Burt Juvenile. Lemmon won A- Actor prizes fitting for Redeem the Tiger (1973).
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