John Badham

Film Director
Born Aug 25, 1939
Age 76
Hometown Luton
Other Names John MacDonald Ba...

John MacDonald Badham is an English-born American film director, best known for Saturday Night Fever (1977) and WarGames (1983).

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  • John Badham On Moving A Film In A Good Direction
    LATimes - Sep 10, 2013
  • Alex Simon: John Badham On Yelling 'action!' And Other Tales From The Trenches
    Huffington Post - Sep 03, 2013
  • 'war Games' At Tribeca: 9 Things I Learned At The Festival Screening And Panel Discussion
    Moviefone Blog - Apr 28, 2012
  • 'catching Fire': Can Changing Directors Work?
    LATimes - Apr 11, 2012


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1939 Birth Born on August 25, 1939.


1977 37 Years Old Badham worked in television for years before his breakthrough in 1977 with Saturday Night Fever. … Read More


2007 67 Years Old …  Henry Lee Badham, Jr. was an aviator in both World Wars and was posthumously inducted into the Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame in 2007. … Read More
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