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Birth Name: Lauri Mauritz Harjola

Age: 59, born 15 March 1959

Country of origin: Finland

Currently Residing In: United States

Height: 6' 4"


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Description: Born in 15 March 1959 as Renny Lauri Mauritz Harjola, he is the most successful Finnish film director in the history of Hollywood. Harlin started his career in film business in the beginning of 1980s when he was directing commercials and company films for companies like Shell. Later he worked as a buyer for Finnish film distributor and met Finnish Markus Selin in Los Angeles. They became friends and started writing a screenplay called "Arctic Heat". The project started fast and soon they had Chuck Norris signed on leading role for the film. But with money problems shooting schedule didn't hold and Norris left the pr ... (more)
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Films that Director's Never Got to Make or Wanted (81 person items)

"1991 "Gale Force" (remake of "Key Largo" was planned, but nothing happened with it) 1991 "Torpedo" (gangster film set in 1939 was planned, but nothing happened with it) 1991 "The Saint" (was offered, but nothing happened with it) 1992 "Fade (film with Steven Spielberg producing, but nothing happened with it) 1992 "Alien 3" (worked on it for over a year before asking to leave because the script was not satisfactory). 1994 "The Day the Earth Caught Fire" (wanted to make a remake of the film h"


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