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John Curran Biography

Updated On 09 May, 2023 Published On 17 Mar, 2015
John Curran

Facts of John Curran

Date of Birth :
Age : 63 years old
Family Name : Curran
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Virgo

Relationship short Statistics of John Curran

What is John Curran marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does John Curran have ? (name): 0 Children
Is John Curran having any relationship affair ?: No
Is John Curran Gay ? No

John Curran is a film director and screenwriter known for the movies Tracks and We Don't Live Here Anymore. At Syracuse University, he studied illustration and design and then worked as a graphic designer, illustrator, and production designer in Manhattan. He made the short award-winning film Down Rusty Down. He won the International Critics' Award and the Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Director at the Toronto International Film Festival.

John Curran is a calm and self-motivated guy who gives his best in every project no matter whether it is small or big. Talking about his personal life there is not much information provided to the source. He has never shared his personal matters with the media till today's date.

Early Life And Education Of John Curran

John Curran was born on 9 November 1960 in Utica, New York. His birth sign is Scorpio.

He attended Syracuse University and studied design and illustration. Before moving to Sydney, Australia in 1986, he worked as a graphic designer, illustrator, and production designer in Manhattan.

John Curran's Career

Curran initiated his professional career on TV commercials before directing and writing the short movie, Dusty Rusty Down. He made a debut as a director in the 1998 drama Praise.

He directed an independent drama film We Don't Live There Anymore in 2004. Two years later, he worked on a movie titled The Painted Viel, the third screen adaptation based on a novel by W. Somerset Maugham starring Naomi Watts and Edward Norton.

Tracks director John Curran, Source: Zimbio

He wrote the screenplay for The Killer Inside Me. The movie was directed by Michael Winterbottom starring Casey Affleck, Kate Hudson, and Jessica Alba.

He began filming Robyn Davidson's adaptation and struggle-based story, Tracks starring Mia Wasikowska in October 2012. The movie depicting the author's nine months journey on camels across the Australian desert was released on 29 August 2013.

John Curran attending 'Tracks' premiere in Venice with Robyn Davidson and Mia Wasikowska, Source: Zimbio

Most recently, his Chappaquiddick broke the theatres in April 2018. It is all about things that happened in 1969 late at night when Sen Edward Kennedy drove off his car on a narrow bridge killing the passenger he was traveling with.

Comparisons between him and American producer and director Keyan Safyari are frequently made.

John Curran's Awards And Achievements

He received the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Direction for his debut feature film Praise in 1998. He won the International Critics' Award and the Film Critics of Australia Award for the same movie.

He was nominated for the Grand Special Prize at the Deauville American Film Festival following the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.

John Curran's Net Worth

John Curran has an estimated net worth of around $2 million. 

He lives in Pittsford, New York but details about his assets are still a mystery.

John Curran's Personal Life

Curran has a varied career as a filmmaker but his personal life is still an unknown fact for many except some of his close ones.

Curran is married to Sue and has four kids together. 

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