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Who Is John Boorman? Here's All You Need To Know About Him

Shailendra Poudel Published On Fri Jul 05 2019   Modified On Fri Jul 05 2019
Who Is John Boorman? Here's All You Need To Know About Him

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    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's Biography: Early Life & Education

    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 Boorman's Age, Height, & Body Measurements

    • Age: As of 2019, John Boorman's age is 86 year old.
    • Body Measurement: He has average body physic but the exact measurement is unavailable.
    • Height: John stands 5 feet 8 inches/172.72 similar to celebrity Bryan Chatfield and Rosalyn Landor.
    • Weight: His weight match his height but the exact measurement is unavailable.
    • Eyes Color: The English filmmaker has expressive green eyes.
    • Hair Color: Similarly, he has grey hair.

    John Boorman's Personal Life & Relationship History

    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.

    John & his daughter Katrine

    Later he married Isabella Weibrecht in 1997. The loving couple shares four children Mae, Lee, Lola, and Lily.

    John and his son

    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.

    John Boorman's Net Worth & Career

    John Boorman has an estimated net worth of $8 million. Actress Mia Wasikowska and journalist Soledad O'Brien also have a similar amount of net worth.

    He worked as a film director who has been earning from the filmmaking. 

    His movie Deliverance earned $46.1 million in Box office with just $2 million of budget.

    Career

    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.

    Here is a Quick Summary of John Boorman

    Who is John Boorman?

    John Boorman is English Filmmaker.

    When was he born?

    He was born on 18th January 1993. He is from white ethnicity.

    How tall is John Boorman?

    John stands 5 feet 8 inches or 172.72cm

    Who was John Boorman wife?

    He was married to Christel Kruse in 1997 and divorced in 2012.

    How much is he worth at present?

    He worth $8 million, as of July 2019.