John Korty

John Korty

Actor, Director

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John Korty (born July 22, 1936) is an American film director and animator, best known for the television film The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and the documentary Who Are the DeBolts? And Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids?, as well as the theatrical animated feature Twice Upon a Time. He has won an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature (for Who Are the DeBolts?) and several other major awards. He is described by the film critic Leonard Maltin as "a principled filmmaker who has worked both outside and within the mainstream, attempting to find projects that support his humanistic beliefs".

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Birthday

June 22, 1936

Place of birth

Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Known for

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Artifact from the Future: The Making of 'THX 1138'

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The Animators

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Who Are the DeBolts? And Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids?

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