John G. Avildsen Film director

John G. Avildsen is a 81 years old Film director from Oak Park, Illinois. John G. Avildsen was born on December 21, 1935 (died on June 16, 2017, he was 81 years old) in Oak Park, Illinois as John Guilbert Avildsen.

John G. Avildsen



John Guilbert Avildsen is an American film director. He won the Academy Award for Best Director in 1977 for Rocky. Other films he directed include Joe Save the Tiger Fore Play The Formula Neighbors For Keeps Lean on Me The Power of One 8 Seconds Inferno Rocky V and the first three Karate Kid movies.
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His real name:
Birth name of John G. Avildsen is John Guilbert Avildsen
Is John G. Avildsen still alive?

No, he died on 06/16/2017, 5 years ago. He was 81 years old when he died. Cause of death: pancreatic cancer. He died in Los Angeles



He had one child, Jonathan (53) . When his first child, Jonathan Avildsen, was born, John G. Avildsen was 33 years old.

John G. Avildsen net worth

He had a net worth of 20 million dollars.


John G. Avildsen Movies (54)

There are 54 movies of John G. Avildsen.

His first feature film was Rocky (1976). He was 40 when he starred in this movie. Since 1976, he has appeared in 54 feature films. The last one is Traveling Hopefully (1982). .

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John G. Avildsen movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:

John G. Avildsen TV Shows (1)

His first TV Show was The Oscars (1953).

Awards (4)

Awarded Directors Guild of America Award , nominated Academy Award for Best Director , nominated Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Director in 1990 , nominated Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject) ,


He graduated from New York University and Hotchkiss School

What was John's zodiac sign?

John G. Avildsen zodiac sign was sagittarius.

Other facts about John G. Avildsen

John G. Avildsen's Child


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