John Erick Dowdle

John Erick Dowdle

writer, producer, director

John Erick Dowdle was born on Dec 21, 1972 in USA. John Erick Dowdle's big-screen debut came with The Dry Spell directed by John Erick Dowdle in 2005.

John grew up in the Twin Cities of Minnesota. After graduating St. Thomas Academy, an all-boys, military, Catholic highschool, John moved to Iowa City to attend the University of Iowa. There he would make the move from writing to film. Two years later, John moved to Manhattan to attend NYU's film program. After graduating NYU, John moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in filmmaking. John wrote and directed his first feature, Full Moon Rising (1996) just out of college. For his sophomore effort, The Dry Spell, John was joined by his brother Drew, who produced the film as John wrote, directed and edited. They now live in Los Angeles, working together as The Brothers Dowdle.

  • Birthday

    Dec 21, 1972
  • Place of Birth

    St. Paul, Minnesota, USA


1 wins & 3 nominations

BloodGuts UK Horror Awards
Best Film
Winner - BloodGuts UK Horror Award

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