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Joe Johnston was born on May 13, 1950 in Austin, Texas, USA as Joseph Eggleston Johnston II. He is a director, known for Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and The Rocketeer (1991). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Raiders of the Lost Ark Visual Effects
(1981)
The Rocketeer Director
(1991)
October Sky Director
(1999)

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Alternate Names:

Joe Johnson | Joseph Johnston

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Answered an ad while a student at Cal State-Long Beach, which was looking for employees. That ad was for George Lucas whom Johnston became acquainted with. He was employed a storyboard artist who would watch Lucas do his editing. Eventually, Johnston decided to leave Lucas' company and travel with the money he had saved up. But Lucas suggested that he go to USC film school (his alma mater), which... See more »

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