John Milius (St. Louis, Missouri, April 11, 1944) is a screenwriter, director and film producer. Southern California University student, is known for films such as Apocalypse Now (as writer) and Conan the barbarian (as director), Sunrise red in 1984 also as a conductor, a peculiarity of this movie is that it brings a new and promising generation of actors as they were Patrick Swayze, Charlie Sheen, Lea Thompson and Jennifer Grey, or television for HBO Rome series.