J. Mills Goodloe


15 Nov 1971


Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA


J. Mills Goodloe grew up in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He began his career at Warner Brothers working for director Richard Donner. Goodloe worked from 1992 to 1995 as Donner's assistant on Lethal Weapon 3 and Maverick, both starring Mel Gibson, then segued into producing where he developed and produced Assassins starring Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Banderas and Julianne Moore. In 1996, Goodloe produced Conspiracy Theory, once again starring Mel Gibson, along with Julia Roberts, and Lethal Weapon 4, the fourth installment of the billion dollar grossing Lethal Weapon series.

In 2001, Goodloe wrote and directed A Gentleman's Game starring Gary Sinise, Dylan Baker and Philip Baker Hall. In 2005, Goodloe wrote the adaptation for the John Grisham novel Bleachers for Revolution Studios. Goodloe also co-wrote the screenplay for the inspirational sports film Pride, released theatrically by Lionsgate and starring Terrence Howard and Bernie Mac.

In 2014, Goodloe's adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' novel Best of Me went into production, starring Michelle Monaghan and James Marsden and directed by Michael Hoffman. In 2013, Academy Award nominated director Hany Abu-Assad was hired to direct Goodloe's screenplay Mountain Between Us, a Twentieth Century Fox project based upon the novel by Charles Martin.

In the Spring of 2014, Goodloe's original screenplay Age of Adaline began principal photography, starring Harrison Ford, Blake Lively and directed by Lee Toland Krieger. The film will be released by Lionsgate in the Spring of 2015.

In 2014, Sony Studios hired Goodloe to write the screenplay Christian the Lion with Neil Moritz' Original Film producing. His other projects include a scripted drama for Bravo Television called All the Pretty Faces which he and Jennifer Garner are producing.

Actor ( 8 credits )

KCAL 9 News Weekend Report (2012)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)
Conspiracy Theory (1997) Jonas' Aide
Assassins (1995) Newlywed Man
Maverick (1994) Telegraph Operator (as John Mills Goodloe)
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992) Harbormaster
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) Eddie (uncredited)
Scrooged (1988) IBC Technician (uncredited)
Action Jackson (1988) Man in Bar (uncredited)

Producer ( 4 credits )

Lethal Weapon 4 (1998) co-producer
Double Tap (1997) executive producer (as Mills Goodloe)
Conspiracy Theory (1997) co-producer
Assassins (1995) associate producer

Writer ( 5 credits )

The Mountain Between Us (2017) (screenplay)
Everything, Everything (2017) (screenplay)
The Age of Adaline (2015) (screenplay) &
The Best of Me (2014)
Pride (2007) (screenplay) and

Director ( 1 credit )

A Gentleman's Game (2002)