John Sayles was, born on September 28, 1950 in New York, is a director and screenwriter, known for his independent films. He has started his career working with Roger Corman in the year 1979. He has made his debut in the film Return of the Secaucus 7. After that, he served as an actor, director, screenwriter and producer for several films in the Hollywood. His films have received Golden Orange Award, nominated for 2 Oscars, another 29 wins and 27 nominations in total. His notable films include Eight Men Out, The Spider wick Chronicles, Piranha and Lone Star.