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John Kent Harrsion
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John Kent Harrsion

After receiving his Master of fine arts degree from New York's Columbia University, John Kent Harrsion began teaching at Montreal's Concordis University, concurrently writing and directing short films for the National Film Board of Canada and writing telefilms for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Harrison went on to direct the ABC television movies The Ranger, the Cook and a Hole in the Sky and The War for Baby Jessica. His other credits include writing and directing Johnny's Girl, also for ABC; For the Love of Aaron, for CBS; and the TNT miniseries Alexander Bell: The Sound and the Silence which garnered a CableAce award for best international movie or mini-series. He also directed the Hallmark Hall of Fame Emmy Award-winning What the Deaf Man Heard and William Faulkner's Old Man, which won an Emmy for Best Screenplay, the Humanitas Prize, the Christopher Medal and a Golden Reel. Harrison most recently directed the miniseries Baldwin Brothers Western and wrote and directed Wild Man (The John Muir Story). His feature film credits include Betite.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

John Kent Harrsion Facts

OccupationDirector, Screenwriter

Selected Filmography

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