Joe Carnahan

Biography

Date of Birth: 9 May 1969, Sacramento, California, USA Birth Name: Joseph Aaron Carnahan Height: 6' 2" (1.88 m) Trade Mark: Hi-speed "zoom in" shots. Frequently changes the speed of some scenes. Often uses chop (auto) shops as a key setting to build up the story. Trivia Graduated from Fairfield High School, Fairfield, California in 1987. Worked in the promotions department at Channel 31 in Sacramento, California. Named among Fade In Magazine's "100 People in Hollywood You Need to Know" in 2005. Is the brother of Matthew Michael Carnahan. Considered a legend in the theatre and film community in his Hometown of Fairfield, CA. Several Plaques are hung in the Film dept of Solano Community College where his journey to greatness began. For a small time, was a student of George Maguire (Fight Club (1999), Leonard Part 6 (1987)). Frequently uses rap stars as actors in his movies: Busta Rhymes was in Narc (2002) and Alicia Keys and Common were in Smokin' Aces (2006). Usually uses Mauro Fiore as the director of cinematography for his recent films (Ticker (2002) and Smokin' Aces (2006)). Was hired to direct Mission: Impossible III (2006) but left the project. Is a fan of the legendary English soccer team Manchester United, aka 'The Red Devils'. Used to move furniture for living. He did this for 8 years. Filmography Director : 2011 The Grey 2010 The A-Team 2006 Smokin' Aces 2006 Faceless (TV movie) 2002 Narc 1998 Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane Producer : 2011 The Grey (producer) 2011 The Devil's Dosh (short) (executive producer) 2010 Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball (video) (executive producer) 2009 The Fourth Kind (producer) 2009 Susannah (short) (executive producer) 2006 Faceless (TV movie) (executive producer) 1998 Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane (producer) Editor : 2000 Nail in My Coffin (short) 1998 Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane Writer : ???? Killing Pablo (screenplay) (pre-production) 2011 The Grey (screenplay) 2010 The A-Team (written by) 2010 Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball (video) (characters / story) 2008 Pride and Glory (screenplay) 2006 Smokin' Aces (written by) 2002 Ticker (short) (written by) 2002 Narc (written by) 1998 Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane (written by) 1998 Taco Heaven (short) (writer) 1995 Karate Raider

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Birth Name

Joseph Aaron Carnahan

Birth Place

Sacramento, California, USA

Birth Date

5/9/1969
Known For
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Blood Guts Bullets & Octane

Sid French

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FBI (uncredited)

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The A-Team

Mike 'The Operator' (as Bo Anzo)

Starring In
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FBI (uncredited)

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The A-Team

Mike 'The Operator' (as Bo Anzo)

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Blood Guts Bullets & Octane

Sid French

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