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Rian Johnson

Film Director / Screenwriter / Writer / Film Producer | * 12/17/1973 (46) | Maryland, USA
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Rian Craig Johnson (born December 17, 1973) is an American filmmaker. He is known for writing and directing the neo-noir film Brick (2005), the comedy-drama The Brothers Bloom (2008), the science-fiction thriller Looper (2012), the space opera Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), and the murder-mystery Knives Out (2019), the last of which was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and earned Johnson a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. He also directed three episodes of the television drama series Breaking Bad (2008–2013), including the episode "Fifty-One", for which he received the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Drama Series in 2013. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Drama | Action

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Awards & Nominations for Rian Johnson

Directors Guild of America Award

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Movies with Rian Johnson as Actor(9)

as himself2018 Balance Of The Force
as Death Star Technician2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
as Himself (archive footage)2014 Lennon or McCartney
as himself2014 Out of Print

TV Shows/Series with Rian Johnson as Actor(1)

as Brian (voice)2014 BoJack Horseman

Movies with Rian Johnson as Crew(25)

Directing/Director2020 Untitled 'Knives Out' Sequel
Production/Producer2020 Untitled 'Knives Out' Sequel
Writing/Writer2020 Untitled 'Knives Out' Sequel
Directing/Director2019 Knives Out
Production/Producer2019 Knives Out
Writing/Writer2019 Knives Out
Directing/Director2017 Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Writing/Screenplay2017 Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Directing/Director2012 Looper
Writing/Writer2012 Looper
Directing/Director2010 The Life of the World to Come
Directing/Director2008 The Brothers Bloom
Writing/Writer2008 The Brothers Bloom
Directing/Director2006 Brick
Editing/Editor2006 Brick
Writing/Screenplay2006 Brick
Editing/Editor2002 May
Directing/Director1996 Evil Demon Golfball from Hell!!!
Directing/Director1990 Ninja Ko, the Origami Master
Writing/Writer1990 Ninja Ko, the Origami Master

TV Shows/Series with Rian Johnson as Crew(2)

Directing/Director2010 Terriers
Directing/Director2008 Breaking Bad

Additional Information

Full Name: Rian Craig Johnson
Born: Monday, 12/17 1973 (December) in Silver Spring (current age: 46 years + 237 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: San Clemente High School, University of Southern California, USC School of Cinematic Arts
Other names for Rian Johnson (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Ράιαν Τζόνσον"
"Rian Craig Johnson"
Rian Johnson frequently works together with these people:
Ram Bergman (19x, Crew)
Patton Oswalt (10x, Actor)
Noah Segan (7x, Actor)
Kevin Bigley (7x, Actor)
Tom Karnowski (7x, Crew)
Steve Yedlin (7x, Crew)
Matt Schichter (6x, Crew)
George Lucas (5x, Crew)
Lucky McKee (5x, Crew)
Matthew Wood (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2106, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/29/2020