Jon Jost

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Birthday
16, 1943
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
16, 1943 (age 75)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Director of the 1977 film Last Chants for a Slow Dance, listed in the book 1001 Films You Must See Before You Die.

Before Fame

He began making films in 1963 after being expelled from college.

Trivia

He was imprisoned for over two years for refusing to cooperate with the Selective Service System in 1965 and became involved in anti-war activities shortly thereafter.

Family Life

His father served in the United States military.

Associated With

He and Forrest Gump director Robert Zemeckis were both natives of Illinois.