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John Sayles (John Thomas Sayles)

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Biography

Schenectady, New York, USA
A bright child, John Sayles began reading novels before age 9. A Williams grad in 1972, he shunned a corporate career to work various blue-collar jobs, moving to east Boston to take a factory job. He wrote stories and submitted them to various magazines, and the Atlantic Monthly gave him the idea of publishing them in a novel--thus "Pride of the Bimbos" (1975) was born.

In the late 1970s he worked for renowned low-budget producer Roger Corman as a screenwriter. Read more...

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Character: Cop #1

Gridlock'd 1997

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Character: Bob

Matinee 1993

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Character: Marginal Producer

My Life's in Turnaround 1993

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Character: Doctor in Soap

Passion Fish 1992

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Character: Guy Girardi

Straight Talk 1992

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Eight Men Out 1988

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Character: Hardshell Preacher

Matewan 1987

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Character: Jerry

Lianna 1983

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American Pets 2006

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Character: Himself - Film Director

IFP's Independent Filmmaker Conference 2007

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Baseball 1994

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Casting By 2012

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That Guy Dick Miller 2014

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