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Joe Johnston (I)


Joe Johnston was born on May 13, 1950 in Austin, Texas, USA as Joseph Eggleston Johnston III. He is a director, known for Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), October Sky (1999) and The Rocketeer (1991). See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

October Sky
October Sky Director
(1999)
The Rocketeer
The Rocketeer Director
(1991)
Jurassic Park III
(2001)

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Alternate Names:

Joe Johnson | Joseph Johnston

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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He provided the final designs for "Star Wars" characters Yoda and Boba Fett. See more »

Trademark:

Films are often referred to as "popcorn flicks" or "saturday afternoon fare" and are largely meant for pure entertainment

Star Sign:

Taurus

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