Jon Turteltaub


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Jon Turteltaub was born on August 8, 1963 in New York City, New York, USA as Jonathan Charles Turteltaub. He is a producer and director, known for Cool Runnings (1993), While You Were Sleeping (1995) and Phenomenon (1996). He has been married to Amy Eldon since July 6, 2006. They have three children. See full bio »

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Known For

Cool Runnings Director
(1993)
(1995)
Phenomenon Director
(1996)
(2004)

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 2015 Stay (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2015 The Thousand Year Journey (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2012 Common Law (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Gun! (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Hot for Teacher (2012) ... (executive producer)
- In-Laws vs. Outlaws (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Odd Couples (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Joint Custody (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2009 Harper's Island Unsolved (TV Short) (executive producer)
 2009 Harper's Island (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Sigh (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Gasp (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Splash (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Snap (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Seep (2009) ... (executive producer)
 2006-2008 Jericho (TV Series) (executive producer - 29 episodes)
- Patriots and Tyrants (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Sedition (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Termination for Cause (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Oversight (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Jennings & Rall (2008) ... (executive producer)
 2006 Beyond Jericho (TV Series) (producer)
 2006 Countdown (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 22 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (2006) ... (co-executive producer)
- Episode #1.8 (2006) ... (co-executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 (2006) ... (co-executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2006) ... (co-executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2006) ... (co-executive producer)
 2004 National Treasure (producer)
 2002 Role of a Lifetime (executive producer)
 2000 The Kid (producer)
 1997 RocketMan (executive producer)
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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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It was really important to me - and it might have been the obnoxious director thing - but I just insisted that we go to the places where we were shooting. It felt like if we're going to celebrate these aspects of American history, I want the movie to look real, not fake. [on shooting on location] See more »

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Graduated from Wesleyan University in 1985. Is one of at least six recent graduates of this Connecticut college to rise to success as a film director, along with fellow alumni such as Miguel Arteta, Michael Bay, Ruben Fleischer, Joss Whedon, and Benh Zeitlin. See more »

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