John Sayles (I)

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  • John Goodman and John Sayles in Matinee (1993)
  • John Sayles in Amigo (2010)
  • John Sayles, John Mahoney, and Studs Terkel in Eight Men Out (1988)
  • John Goodman, John Sayles, Simon Fenton, and Dick Miller in Matinee (1993)
  • John Goodman, John Sayles, and Dick Miller in Matinee (1993)
  • John Sayles in Honeydripper (2007)

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Did uncredited rewrites for Apollo 13 (1995) and Mimic (1997).


The scariest movie I ever saw was John Carpenter's The Thing (1982) with special effects by Rob Bottin. The theater was full, and I had to sit in the front row.


Frequently casts Mary McDonnell, Chris Cooper, Angela Bassett, Tom Wright, Gordon Clapp, Joe Morton, Vincent Spano and David Strathairn.

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John Thomas Sayles

Schenectady, New York, USA


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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