John G. Avildsen
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John G. Avildsen

American film director

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John Guilbert Avildsen was an American film director. He is perhaps best known for directing Rocky , which earned him the Academy Award for Best Director. Other films he directed include Joe , Save the Tiger , The Formula , Neighbors , Lean on Me , Rocky V , 8 Seconds , and the first three The Karate Kid films.

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New York University
New York University

Private research university in New York City

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