John Irvin date of birth:

May 30, 1940

How old is John Irvin?


Where was John Irvin born?

Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

What is John Irvin nationality?


What is John Irvin's occupation?

film director

Short Biography

John Irvin (born 7 May 1940) is an English film director. Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, he began his career by directing a number of documentaries and television works, including the BBC adaptation of John le Carré's Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. He made several Hollywood films in the 1980s including The Dogs of War (1980), Ghost Story (1981) and Hamburger Hill (1987).