"Turteltaub" redirects here. For the author who sometimes writes as H. N. Turteltaub, see Harry Turtledove
Turteltaub in 2013
||Jonathan Charles Turteltaub
August 8, 1963
New York City, U.S.
||Film director, film producer
||Amy Eldon (2006–present)
Jonathan Charles "Jon" Turteltaub (born August 8, 1963) is an American film director and producer.
Born to a Jewish family in New York City,  Turtletaub is a graduate of Wesleyan University and the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He is the son of television comedy writer Saul Turteltaub.
He has directed several successful mainstream films for the Walt Disney Studios, including; 3 Ninjas (1992), Cool Runnings (1993), While You Were Sleeping (1995), Phenomenon (1996), Instinct (1999), Disney's The Kid (2000), National Treasure (2004), as well as its 2007 sequel National Treasure: Book of Secrets, and The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010). Turteltaub produced the CBS television series, Jericho, and also directed the show's first three episodes.
Turteltaub is married to Amy Eldon, the sister of photojournalist Dan Eldon.