John C. Broderick
October 22, 1942
|Died||June 17, 2001 (aged 58)|
Santa Monica, California, United States
|Occupation||Film director, film producer, screenwriter|
John's entertainment career began as a high school student actor in South San Francisco and while at college worked as a member of the San Francisco Mime Troupe. He performed in the Troupe's award-winning production of A Minstrel Show (or Civil Rights in a Cracker Barrel) He attended film schools in Sweden and London, and returned to the US to ply his trade. Initially he directed underground films in New York City and then moved on to a producing, directing, acting and editing career in Hollywood.
He worked on a wide range of films, including The Exorcist (1973, supervising editor, for which he received an Oscar nomination), Six Pack Annie (1975, director), Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986, production manager) and Monkey Trouble (1994, production manager and co-producer).
Broderick died in Santa Monica, California on June 17, 2001. He had kidney disease for several years.
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