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Stephen Herek

Film Director
Male
Born Nov 10, 1958
Age 57
Hometown USA
Other Names Stephen Robert Herek

Stephen Robert Herek is an American film director. Herek was born in San Antonio, Texas. He attended the University of Texas at Austin. His career as a film director took off in 1986 with the cult horror classic Critters followed by the hit comedy Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure where he worked with a then-unknown Keanu Reeves in 1989.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1958 Birth Born on November 10, 1958.

TWENTIES

1986 27 Years Old Herek was born in San Antonio, Texas. He attended the University of Texas at Austin. His career as a film director took off in 1986 with the cult horror classic Critters followed by the hit comedy Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure where he worked with a then-unknown Keanu Reeves in 1989.

THIRTIES

1991 32 Years Old He then directed Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead in 1991, followed by The Mighty Ducks in 1992, whereafter he became a regular director for Disney. helming The Three Musketeers in 1993, Mr. Holland's Opus in 1995, the live-action remake of 101 Dalmatians and the Eddie Murphy film Holy Man in 1998.

FORTIES

2001 42 Years Old Moving into the 2000s, Herek directed the 2001 movie Rock Star, a film about a rockstar wannabe and the evolution of a fictional rock group Steel Dragon mimicking that of Judas Priest, starring Mark Wahlberg and Jennifer Aniston, as well as produced by George Clooney.
2002 43 Years Old After the underwhelming performance of Life or Something Like It in 2002 and Man of the House in 2005, Herek stayed mainly in the TV and direct to DVD market, helming films like Picture This, Into The Blue 2: The Reef and, most recently, The Chaperone from WWE Films.
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