John Carpenter (I)

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  • John Carpenter in Body Bags (1993)
  • John Carpenter in Body Bags (1993)
  • John Carpenter in Body Bags (1993)
  • John Carpenter in Body Bags (1993)
  • John Carpenter and Debra Hill in Halloween: 25 Years of Terror (2006)
  • John Carpenter in Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)

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John Carpenter: Defining "Carpenteresque"

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Did You Know

Trivia

Biography in the following: John Wakeman, editor. World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945- 1985. pp. 184-189. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988.


Quotes

[responding to Debra Hill's remark in The Fog (1980) DVD commentary] I recycle all of Howard Hawks' films, Debra.


Trademark

Includes at least one scene inside an automobile in nearly all his films. Likes to include helicopters in his films, many times doing a cameo as a pilot.


Nickname

JC


Star Sign

Capricorn

Personal Details

Born

John Howard Carpenter

Carthage, New York, USA


Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

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