Taylor Hackford

Film Director
Born Dec 31, 1944

Taylor Edwin Hackford is an American film director, and the current president of the Directors Guild of America.

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1944 Birth Born on December 31, 1944.


1968 23 Years Old Hackford was born in Santa Barbara, California, the son of Mary (née Taylor), a waitress, and Joseph Hackford. He graduated from the University of Southern California in 1968, where he was a pre-law major focusing on international relations and economics. … Read More


1997 52 Years Old …  Hackford and Mirren wed in 1997 after 12 years together, although as a young woman Mirren had vowed never to marry. … Read More


2005 60 Years Old 1 More Event
In a 2005 interview, Hackford confirmed that he never watched his own films: "When I finish a film, I put it away and I never look at it again. … Read More
2009 64 Years Old On July 25, 2009, Hackford was elected President of the Directors Guild of America.
2011 66 Years Old He was re-elected to a second, two-year term as President on June 25, 2011, at the DGA's National Biennial Convention in Los Angeles.
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