When John McCarthy was released in 1991, his mother had already died of cancer, unaware he was alive. John's first film Love & Human Remains (1993) was directed by\ Denys Arcand. McCarthy received (1951) a doctorate in mathematics from Princeton University, where he John McCarthy, American mathematician and computer scientist who was a pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence (AI); his main research in the field involved the formalization of common-sense knowledge. He is known for his work on Blue Streak (1999), Bulletproof (1987) and Friends (1994). For years grief and guilt pursued him - until he brought himself to read her own words. John McCarthy was born on the 12th of October 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA. John McCarthy was born on December 17, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Early Life & Biography. Biography John is an award-winning marketing consultant where digital is the primary channel to increase brand awareness, engagement, and result in conversion/activation for target audiences. John Patrick McCarthy CBE (born 27 November 1956) is a British journalist, writer and broadcaster, and one of the hostages in the Lebanon hostage crisis.McCarthy was the United Kingdom's longest-held hostage in Lebanon, where he was a prisoner for more than five years. He grew up in California, where he was trained to become a police officer in 1985 when he joined the Los Angeles Police Department, succeeding (Ronald ) his father’s steps. John works directly with brands (publicly traded and privately-held companies) as well as collaborating with leading marketing and advertising agencies across the United States. John McCarthy is a composer for film and television. His music is a hybrid of 'acoustical and electronic' elements and he has an extensive background in classical, jazz, rock and world music. He is …