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John Sayles

John SaylesAKA John Thomas Sayles

Born: 28-Sep-1950
Birthplace: Schenectady, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film Director

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Secret of Roan Inish

Father: Donald Sayles
Mother: Mary Rouch
Girlfriend: Maggie Renzi (film producer, cohabiting since 1970s)

    High School: Mont Pleasant High School, Schenectady, NY (1968)
    University: BS Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, MA (1972)

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2005
    Obama for America
    Edgar Allan Poe Award Best TV Feature or MiniSeries, for Shannon's Deal (1992)
    MacArthur Fellowship 1982

    Go for Sisters (11-Mar-2013)
    Amigo (14-Jul-2010)
    Honeydripper (10-Sep-2007)
    Silver City (27-Aug-2004)
    Casa de los Babys (5-Sep-2003)
    Sunshine State (19-May-2002)
    Limbo (22-May-1999)
    Men with Guns (5-Sep-1997)
    Lone Star (21-Jun-1996)
    The Secret of Roan Inish (12-Sep-1994)
    Passion Fish (17-Sep-1992)
    City of Hope (11-Oct-1991)
    Eight Men Out (2-Sep-1988)
    Matewan (28-Aug-1987)
    The Brother From Another Planet (7-Sep-1984)
    Baby, It's You (4-Mar-1983)
    Lianna (18-Jan-1983)
    Return of the Secaucus 7 (5-Sep-1980)

    The Normals (16-Nov-2012)
    Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (21-Jan-2011) · Himself
    Great Directors (19-May-2009) · Himself
    In the Electric Mist (7-Feb-2009) · Michael Goldman
    Honeydripper (10-Sep-2007) · Zeke
    Obscene (9-Sep-2007)
    Tell Them Who You Are (11-Sep-2004) · Himself
    Girlfight (22-Jan-2000) · Science Teacher
    Gridlock'd (29-Jan-1997) · Cop #1
    My Life's in Turnaround (21-Apr-1993) · Marginal Producer
    Matinee (29-Jan-1993) · Bob
    Malcolm X (18-Nov-1992) · FBI Agent
    Straight Talk (3-Apr-1992) · Guy Girardi
    City of Hope (11-Oct-1991)
    Little Vegas (16-Nov-1990)
    Eight Men Out (2-Sep-1988) · Ring Lardner
    Matewan (28-Aug-1987)
    Something Wild (7-Nov-1986) · Motorcycle Cop
    Hard Choices (1985)
    The Brother From Another Planet (7-Sep-1984) · Man in Black
    Lianna (18-Jan-1983) · Jerry
    Return of the Secaucus 7 (5-Sep-1980) · Howie

Author of books:
Pride of the Bimbos (1975)
Union Dues (1977)
Los Gusanos (1991)

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