Rian Johnson is an American film director, screenwriter, writer, film producer, and film editor born on December 17, 1973, in Maryland . He holds citizenship in the United States and is known for his work in various capacities in the film industry.
Johnson received his education at San Clemente High School in California and later at the USC School of Cinematic Arts . Some of his notable works include directing films such as Looper , Star Wars: The Last Jedi , and Knives Out . Rian Johnson's birth name is Rian Craig Johnson .
He is also the creator of Poker Face and the director of GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY . As a film director, screenwriter, and producer, Johnson has contributed to the success of several popular films in the industry .