|Education||Beloit College (BA)|
Carnegie Mellon University (MFA)
|Occupation||Film director, theatre director, television director, television producer|
JoBeth Williams (m. 1982)
An alum of Beloit College and Carnegie Mellon University, Pasquin began directing Broadway theatre plays in the early 1980s. He moved on to television, directing episodes of the series Family Ties, Growing Pains, Alice, Newhart and Roseanne. His producing debut came in 1991 with the sitcom Home Improvement starring Tim Allen, also directing a number of episodes of the series. He also directed Allen in the films The Santa Clause (1994), also his feature film directing debut, Jungle 2 Jungle (1997) and Joe Somebody (2001). In 2005, he directed Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous, the sequel to the 2000 film Miss Congeniality.
Pasquin's other television directing credits include Thirtysomething, L.A. Law, George Lopez, Freddie, Accidentally on Purpose, Rules of Engagement and Better with You. In 2011, he worked with Tim Allen again, directing and producing the sitcom Last Man Standing.
- John Pasquin - Yahoo! TV
- John Pasquin Biography, Film Reference
- John Pasquin profile, UCLA Arts Camp
- Rants & Reviews - The Futon's First Look: "Last Man Standing" (ABC)