John Boorman is an English director. He is known for his feature films like Point Blank, Hell in the Pacific, The Emerald Forest, The Tailor of Panama and Queen and Country. He has directed 22 films with five Academy Award nominations, and twice for Best Director. He was honored with BAFTA Fellowship for lifetime achievement from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
John Boorman was born on 18th January 1933 in Shepperton, Middlesex, England. He belongs to white ethnicity with the birth sign of Capricorn and his Chinese zodiac sign is Rat.
He lived in Shepperton with his father George Boorman and mother Ivy Boorman. He is the only child in the family.
Talking about his education, he joined a local school in Shepperton. He graduated from the Salesian School in Chertsey Surrey.
John had married two times in his life, first wife costume Designer Christel Kruse Boorman. He married her in the year 1956. The couple has four children from the marriage; Charley, Daisy Katrine and Telsche.
The English director and Christel got divorced after being in many years of relation.
Later, he married Isabella Weibrecht in 1997. The loving couple shared four children; Mae, Lee, Lola, and Lily.
The couple lives together for 15 years and got separated in 2012. John had seven kids all together as one of his daughters Telsche died at the age of 36 due to ovarian cancer.
As a film director, he has earned from the film-making and other works. His movie Deliverance earned $46.1 million at the box office with just $2 million of budget.
English filmmaker was working as a dry cleaner and journalist. After that, he worked as a TV documentary film making and became the head of BBC's Bristol-based Documentary Unit in 1962.
Furthermore, John debuted as a director from Catch Us If You Can in 1965. From his first movie success make his way to Hollywood. He made Point Blank in 1967 and which also became a cult classic film.
He returned to the United Kingdom and made Leo the Last in 1970. In 1972 his movie Deliverance was nominated for Academy Award for Best Director and Golden Globe for Best Director Motion Picture.
His last worked as director was in 2014 Queen & Country. His latest work includes as a director is Underground which will be released soon in the near future.
John Boorman is English Filmmaker.
He was born on 18th January 1993. He is from white ethnicity.
John stands 5 feet 8 inches or 172.72 cm
He was married to Christel Kruse in 1997 and divorced in 2012.
He worth $8 million, as of July 2019.