John Carpenter

John Carpenter

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Birthday: 
16 January 1948, Carthage, New York, USA
Birth Name: 
John Howard Carpenter
Height: 
180 cm
John Howard Carpenter was born in Carthage, New York, to mother Milton Jean (Carter) and father Howard Ralph Carpenter. His family moved to Bowling Green, Kentucky, where his father, a professor, was head of the music department at Western Kentucky University. He attended Western Kentucky University and then USC film school in Los Angeles. He began... Show more »
John Howard Carpenter was born in Carthage, New York, to mother Milton Jean (Carter) and father Howard Ralph Carpenter. His family moved to Bowling Green, Kentucky, where his father, a professor, was head of the music department at Western Kentucky University. He attended Western Kentucky University and then USC film school in Los Angeles. He began making short films in 1962, and won an Academy Award for Best Live-Action Short Subject in 1970, for The Resurrection of Broncho Billy (1970), which he made while at USC. Carpenter formed a band in the mid-1970s called The Coupe de Villes, which included future directors Tommy Lee Wallace and Nick Castle. Since the 1970s, he has had numerous roles in the film industry including writer, actor, composer, producer, and director. After directing Dark Star (1974), he has helmed both classic horror films like Halloween (1978), The Fog (1980), and The Thing (1982), and noted sci-fi tales like Escape from New York (1981) and Starman (1984). Show less «

John Carpenter's FILMOGRAPHY

In Search of Darkness

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The Daily Show - Season 23

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The Daily Show - Season 22

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Why Horror

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The Ward

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Halloween

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Halloween Resurrection

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Ghosts Of Mars

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Vampires

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Halloween H20: 20 Years Later

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Escape from L.A.

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Village Of The Damned

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Halloween The Curse of Michael Myers

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In the Mouth of Madness

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Body Bags

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Memoirs Of An Invisible Man

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Halloween 5: The Revenge Of Michael Myers

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They Live

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Prince of Darkness

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Big Trouble in Little China

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The Boy Who Could Fly

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Black Moon Rising

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Starman

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John Carpenter'S roles

Helicopter Pilot
Helicopter Pilot
The Coupe de Villes
The Coupe de Villes
The Coroner
The Coroner