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Twohy in 2013
David Neil Twohy

(1955-10-18) October 18, 1955 (age 64)
OccupationDirector, screenwriter
Years active1988present

David Neil Twohy ( /ˈt/ TOO-ee; born October 18, 1955) is an American film director and screenwriter. [1]


Early life

Twohy was born in Los Angeles County, California. He attended college at California State University, Long Beach, graduating with a degree in radio/television/film.


His most notable filmmaking credits have been writing The Fugitive , starring Harrison Ford, and writing and directing Pitch Black [2] and its sequels The Chronicles of Riddick [3] and Riddick , all starring Vin Diesel. [4]

He has a cameo in Below as the British captain of the rescue ship.


1988 Critters 2: The Main Course Yes
1989 Warlock Yes
1992 Timescape YesYes Directorial Debut
1993 The Fugitive Yes
1994 Terminal Velocity YesYes
1995 Waterworld Yes
1996 The Arrival YesYes
1997 G.I. Jane Yes
2000 Pitch Black YesYes
2001 Impostor Yes
2002 Below YesYesCameo as "British Captain"
2004 The Chronicles of Riddick YesYes
2009 A Perfect Getaway YesYes
2013 Riddick YesYes
TBA Furya YesYesAnnounced
Merc City YesTelevision series; Announced
Running with LionsYesYesAnnounced
Short films
2000Pitch Black: Slam CityYesYesYes
2004 The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury Story
2013Riddick: BlindsidedYesYes
Uncredited writing works
1992 Alien 3 Early draft
1995Last GaspTelevision film

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