John Badham

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Birthday
25, 1939
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
25, 1939 (age 80)
Birthplace
England

About

English director of the popular 1970s and 1980s films Saturday Night Fever, WarGames, and Short Circuit.

Before Fame

He was born in England but was raised in Birmingham, Alabama, becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1970.

Trivia

His cult classic 1983 film WarGames played on the general public's paranoia surrounding the Cold War and the threat of a nuclear attack.

Family Life

His father Henry was a U.S. Army General.

Associated With

His major breakthrough came in 1977 with Saturday Night Fever starring John Travolta in a star-making role.