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Actor John Carpenter

John Carpenter

  • Birth name:

    John Howard Carpenter

  • Date of Birth:

    16 January 1948 Carthage, New York, USA

  • Height:

    6' (1.83 m)

Biography:

John Carpenter was born in Carthage, New York. His family moved to Bowling Green, Kentucky, where his father was the head of the music department at Western Kentucky University. He attended Western Kentucky University and then USC film school in Los Angeles, not the University of South Carolina. While there, he made The Resurrection of Broncho Billy (1970) and started work on Dark Star (1974). He was also in a band called the Coupe de Villes while he attended USC, which included future directors Tommy Lee Wallace and Nick Castle.

Filmography

Aсtor (15)

Movie

Year

Movie Why Horror? Why Horror?

as Himself

2015
Movie Nightmare Factory Nightmare Factory

as Himself

2013
Movie Starz Inside: Fantastic Flesh Starz Inside: Fantastic Flesh

as Himself

2008
Movie Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown

as Himself

2008
Movie Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film

as Himself

2006
Movie The Thing: Terror Takes Shape The Thing: Terror Takes Shape

as Himself

1998
Movie Body Bags Body Bags

as The Coroner (segment "The Morgue")

1993
Movie Memoirs of an Invisible Man Memoirs of an Invisible Man

as Helicopter Pilot (as Rip Haight)

1992
Movie The Boy Who Could Fly The Boy Who Could Fly

as The Coupe de Villes

1986
Movie Starman Starman

as Man in Helicopter

1984
Movie Escape from New York Escape from New York

as Secret Service #2 / Helicopter Pilot / Violin Player (voice) (uncredited)

1981
Movie Dark Star Dark Star

as Talby voice

1979
Movie Assault on Precinct 13 Assault on Precinct 13

as Gang Member

1978
Movie A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss

as Himself

2010