John Laing (director)

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John Laing
Born Dunedin, New Zealand
Occupation Film director, television director
Years active 1978–present

John Laing is a New Zealand film and television director.

He was born in Dunedin.[1]

Laiang made his major directorial debut with the film Beyond Reasonable Doubt (1982). He directed a number of other films including Abandoned before starting a career in television, directing episodes of the Canadian series The Hitchhiker. His other television credits include The Ray Bradbury Theater, Mysterious Island, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, Jack of All Trades, Cleopatra 2525, Power Rangers Ninja Storm, Power Rangers S.P.D., Power Rangers Mystic Force, Orange Roughies, Nothing Trivial, Duggan and the television film Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior (2006) starring Brenda Song.

His 1992 film Absent Without Leave was entered into the 18th Moscow International Film Festival.[2]


  1. ^ "John Laing biography". NZ On Screen. Retrieved January 11, 2011. 
  2. ^ "18th Moscow International Film Festival (1993)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2014-04-03. Retrieved 2013-03-10. 

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