Jon Turteltaub

Film director

1963 –

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Who is Jon Turteltaub?

Jonathan Charles "Jon" Turteltaub is an American film director and producer. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University and the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He is the son of television comedy writer Saul Turteltaub.

He has directed several successful mainstream films for the Walt Disney Studios, including; 3 Ninjas, Cool Runnings, While You Were Sleeping, Phenomenon, Instinct, Disney's The Kid, National Treasure, as well as its 2007 sequel National Treasure: Book of Secrets, and The Sorcerer's Apprentice.

Turteltaub produced the CBS television series, Jericho, and also directed the first three episodes, "Pilot", "Fallout", and "Four Horsemen".

Turteltaub is married to Amy Eldon, the sister of photojournalist Dan Eldon.

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Born
Aug 8, 1963
New York City
Also known as
  • Jonathan Charles Turteltaub
  • Jonathan Charles "Jon" Turteltaub
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Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Southern California
  • Wesleyan University
  • Beverly Hills High School
Lived in
  • New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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