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Journeyman director Jeff Woolnough has over 50 credits to his name. 1988's feature-length courtroom drama "Betrayal of Silence" marked his creative debut, after which he lensed episodes of small screen schlock like "Kung Fu: The Legend Continues" with David Carradine. By the late '90s, Woolnough had enough clout to direct two direct-to-video follow-ups to Roland Emmerich's actioner "Universal Solider." "Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms" bowed in 1998, and "Universal Soldier III: Unfinished Business" arrived the following year. Lara Flynn Boyle of "Twin Peaks" fame starred in Woolnough's 2006 creeper feature, "The House Next Door," and the director also teamed with Roger Daltrey of The Who for the offbeat short story compendium "Strange Frequency 2." In 2008, Woolnough set his sights on another musician: Céline Dion. His aptly titled biopic "Céline" was nominated for Best TV Movie and Best Writing at the Gemini Awards. Woolnough took home two more trophies in 2010, both for Outstanding Team Achievement in a Television Series, as deemed by the Directors Guild of Canada. One was for his contribution to the down-to-earth drama "Being Erica," and another for the hockey coach biopic "Keep Your Head...

Journeyman director Jeff Woolnough has over 50 credits to his name. 1988's feature-length courtroom drama "Betrayal of Silence" marked his creative debut, after which he lensed episodes of small screen schlock like "Kung Fu: The Legend Continues" with David Carradine. By the late '90s, Woolnough had enough clout to direct two direct-to-video follow-ups to Roland Emmerich's actioner "Universal Solider." "Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms" bowed in 1998, and "Universal Soldier III: Unfinished Business" arrived the following year. Lara Flynn Boyle of "Twin Peaks" fame starred in Woolnough's 2006 creeper feature, "The House Next Door," and the director also teamed with Roger Daltrey of The Who for the offbeat short story compendium "Strange Frequency 2." In 2008, Woolnough set his sights on another musician: Céline Dion. His aptly titled biopic "Céline" was nominated for Best TV Movie and Best Writing at the Gemini Awards. Woolnough took home two more trophies in 2010, both for Outstanding Team Achievement in a Television Series, as deemed by the Directors Guild of Canada. One was for his contribution to the down-to-earth drama "Being Erica," and another for the hockey coach biopic "Keep Your Head Up, Kid: The Don Cherry Story." American audiences have likely seen Woolnough's work on episodes of "Bones," "NCIS," "Battlestar Gallactica," and "The Outer Limits."

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  Lost Souls (1998) Director
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  First Degree (1995) Director
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