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Birth Name: John Thomas Sayles

Age: 67, born 28 September 1950

Born and residing in: United States

Relationship Status: In a relationship

Partner: Maggie Renzi


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Description: Born: Schenectady, New York, USA. Father: Donald John Sayles, a school administrator. Mother: Mary Sayles (née Rausch), a teacher. Both of Sayles' parents were of half Irish descent. He was raised Catholic and took to labeling himself "a Catholic atheist". He attended Williams College, graduating in 1972. In the late 70s, worked for Roger Corman as screenwriter. Shot his first feature film 'Return of the Secaucus Seven' (1980)in 25 days. Finances his own work with script re-write fees. Sayles and Maggie Renzi, whom he met during college, have lived together since 1970s, dividing their ti ... (more)
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2. The Howling (1981)
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3. Piranha (1978)
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4. Lone Star (1996)
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5. Alligator (1980)
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1. Lone Star (1996)
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4. Charlie Rose (1991)
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1. Piranha (1995)
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Oscars 2015 (1995) (28 movies items)

"Richard Linklater (Boyhood)"


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Boyhood (1994) (6 movies items)

"Director!"



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