Born in Longview, Texas, USA United States John Lee Hancock is a director and screenwriter American better known as Director of the rookie (The Rookie) and dramatic Un Sueno possible (The Blind Side) films.

Private life

Born in the city of Longview, Texas, and grew up in Texas City Texas John Lee Hancock also obtained a degree in the Faculty of law at Baylor University, Texas (United States), received a b.a. in English, at the same University. Working for 4 years of a firm of lawyers in Houston until they decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue his sueno become film.


He has directed films such as the rookie (2002), with Dennis Quaid or The Alamo (2004), with Billy Bob Thornton, and again with Dennis Quaid. His most successful film is The Blind Side (2009), drama with Sandra Bullock, who won the Oscar for best actress, apart from being an extraordinary success at the box office.

It has also worked as a screenwriter in some of the films directed by himself, as The Alamo (2004) and The Blind Side (2009). We must also include A perfect world (1993) and directed by Clint Eastwood and midnight in the garden of good and evil (1997) directed by Clint Eastwood, with John Cusack and Kevin Spacey.

It has outstanding debut as a writer, The Goree Girls (2010), with Jennifer Aniston.[ 6 ]

Filmography as Director

Year       Film

2002       The rookie

2004       The Alamo

2009       The Blind Side