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Joe Dante
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Birth Date:November 28, 1946
Astrology Sign:Sagittarius
Chinese Sign:Dog - Yin
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Birth Place:Morristown, NJ


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Joe Dante

Biography:Joe Dante (born November 28, 1946 in Morristown, New Jersey) is an American film director and producer of films generally with humorous and scifi content. His films include Piranha (1978) and The Howling (1981), both from scripts by John Sayles; Gremlins (1984), his first major hit, and its sequel Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990); Innerspace (1987); Amazon Women on the Moon (1987); and Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003).

Joe Dante began his movie career working for Roger Corman, similar to Francis Ford Coppola and James Cameron. He worked as an editor on films such as Grand Theft Auto before codirecting Hollywood Boulevard with Allan Arkush. His first full feature film, Pirahna, was released in 1978. After the release of The Howling, he was noticed by Stephen Spielberg and he directed the third segment of Twilight Zone: The Movie for him. His first really big hit, Gremlins, which was also produced by Steven Spielberg, was released in 1984. He would work with Spielberg again on Innerspace and Gremlins 2: The New Batch. His films are well known for their movie injokes and their special visual effects.

Achievements: (Filmography)
Small Soldiers (1998)
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
Innerspace (1987)
Gremlins (1984)
Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
Wolfen (1981)
The Howling (1981)

Chinese Horoscope for Joe Dante
Includes characteristics and Vices
Joe Dante's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 02, 1946 - January 21, 1947
Birthday: November 28, 1946

The Dog is a Yin,
and is the Eleventh sign of the Chinese horoscope.


Personality and Character Cards:
Numerology is used to calculate tarot cards

Joe Dante's Personality Tarot Card Temperance - Personality Card

Birthday: November 28, 1946

Mixing and blending of opposites; compromise and cooperation.

Joe Dante's Character Tarot Card The Hierophant - Character Card

Birthday: November 28, 1946

Guidance on religious matters and the need to find spiritual meaning in life.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Joe Dante's Growth Tarot Card Death

Birthday: November 28, 2017

Changes: the end of the old and the birth of the new.




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