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Renny Harlin

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Born: March 15, 1959 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Riihimaki, FI Profession: Director ...
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At age 20, founded his own production company which made short films and documentaries
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By age 23, had produced several comercials, TV documentaries and short films
1990:
Directed first big-budget smash "Die Hard 2"
1988:
Directed the low-budget horror film, "A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master"; became the highest grossing independent film at that time
2006:
Helmed an adaptation of the graphic novel, "The Covenant"
1986:
Privately funded the first 20 minutes of his debut feature, "Born American"; received additional funding for completion
2004:
Directed Stellan Skarsgard in the thriller "Exorcist: The Beginning"
1995:
Directed wife Geena Davis in the poorly received, "Cutthroat Island"
2009:
Helmed the action film, "12 Rounds"
2007:
Directed Samuel L. Jackson and Ed Harris in the thriller, "Cleaner"
2005:
Directed Val Kilmer and LL Cool J in the pshchological thriller "Mindhunters"
1982:
Made documentary short, "Hold On"
1999:
Re-teamed with Jackson for the shark movie "Deep Blue Sea"
1996:
Directed Davis and Samuel L Jackson in "The Long Kiss Goodnight"
1991:
First film as a producer, "Rambling Rose"; directed by Martha Coolidge
1994:
Formed Forge Productions with Geena Davis
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Formed production company Midnight Sun Pictures
1985:
Moved to the US
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Published his own magazine at age nine
2001:
Teamed with Sylvester Stallone to produce and direct the race-car movie "Driven"

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