John Sayles (I)


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,375 this week
Trailer
1:29 | Trailer
A bright child, John Sayles began reading novels before age 9. A Williams grad in 1972, he shunned a corporate career to work various blue-collar jobs, moving to east Boston to take a factory job. He wrote stories and submitted them to various magazines, and the Atlantic Monthly gave him the idea of publishing them in a novel--thus "Pride of the ... See full bio »

Our Favorite Trailers of the Week

See the trailers we loved this week, including Rian Johnson's Knives Out and Disney's live-action Mulan.

Watch our trailer of trailers

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Girlfight
Fri, Jul 19 3:05 PM EDT on SHOW (852)

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 84 images
updated 04 Aug 2016
 
a list of 76 images
updated 01 Jan 2016
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 43 people
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 31 people
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 32 people
created 27 Feb 2016
 
a list of 22 people
created 01 Dec 2011
 
a list of 40 people
created 19 Nov 2015
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of John Sayles's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 28 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Lone Star Writer
(1996)
Eight Men Out Writer
(1988)
Men with Guns Writer
(1997)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (39 credits)
 2018/I The Devil's Highway (written by)
 2018 The Alienist (TV Series) (teleplay by - 3 episodes)
- Castle in the Sky (2018) ... (teleplay by)
- Psychopathia Sexualis (2018) ... (teleplay by)
- Many Sainted Men (2018) ... (teleplay by)
 2016 Dr. Del (TV Movie)
 2010 Amigo (written by)
 2008 The Spiderwick Chronicles (screenplay)
 2007 Honeydripper (written by)
 2004 Silver City (written by)
 2003 Casa de los babys (written by)
 2002 Sunshine State (written by)
 1999/I Limbo (written by)
 1997/II Men with Guns (written by)
 1996 Lone Star (written by)
 1995 Piranha (TV Movie) (original screenplay) / (story)
 1994 The Secret of Roan Inish (screenplay)
 1994 Men of War (screenplay)
 1992 Passion Fish (written by)
 1991 City of Hope (written by)
 1990 Shannon's Deal (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Custody (1990) ... (written by)
- Words to Music (1990) ... (written by)
 1989 Breaking In (written by)
 1989 Shannon's Deal (TV Movie)
 1988 Eight Men Out (screenplay)
 1987 Matewan (written by)
 1987 Wild Thing (screenplay) / (story)
 1986 Unnatural Causes (TV Movie)
 1986 The Clan of the Cave Bear (screenplay)
 1983 Baby It's You (screenplay by)
 1983 Lianna (written by)
 1982 The Challenge (written by)
 1981 The Howling (screenplay)
 1980 Alligator (screenplay) / (story)
 1980 A Perfect Match (TV Movie)
 1980 Battle Beyond the Stars (screenplay by) / (story by)
 1979 The Lady in Red (written by)
 1978 Piranha (screenplay) / (story)
Show Show Actor (30 credits)
Show Show Director (24 credits)
Show Show Producer (8 credits)
Show Show Editor (15 credits)
Show Show Sound department (4 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (8 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (4 credits)
Show Show Thanks (11 credits)
Show Show Self (55 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Anthology: "The Anarchists Convention". Contains the short story "I-80 Nebraska, m.490 =96 m.205" winner of the O. Henry Prize. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 9 Interviews | 16 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site | ThFacebook | See more »

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I always feel that there are no final victories and no final defeats. But it's true that America is in a hole right now. There are a lot of dead fish in the water. See more »

Trivia:

In Greenville, Alabama, with partner Maggie Renzi, filming Honeydripper (starring Danny Glover) See more »


Star Sign:

Libra

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed