||Dunedin, New Zealand
||Film director, television director
John Laing is a New Zealand film and television director.
He was born in Dunedin.
Laiang made his major directorial debut with the film Beyond Reasonable Doubt (1982). He directed a number of other films before starting a career in television, directing episodes of the Canadian series The Hitchhiker. His other television credits include The Ray Bradbury Theater, Mysterious Island, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, Jack of All Trades, Cleopatra 2525, Power Rangers Ninja Storm, Power Rangers S.P.D., Power Rangers Mystic Force, Orange Roughies, Nothing Trivial, Duggan and the television film Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior (2006) starring Brenda Song.
His 1992 film Absent Without Leave was entered into the 18th Moscow International Film Festival.