Frequent John Carpenter Collaborators

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1. Tom Atkins

Actor | Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Handsome, rugged, versatile and charismatic character actor Tom Atkins was born on November 13, 1935 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Atkins initially became an avid horror film fan in his childhood days; Howard Hawks' immortal classic The Thing from Another World (1951) made an especially strong ...

2. Adrienne Barbeau

Actress | Escape from New York

Adrienne Jo Barbeau is an American actress and author best known for her roles on the TV series Maude (1972) and in horror films, especially those directed by John Carpenter, with whom she was once married. She was born on June 11, 1945 in Sacramento, California, the daughter of an executive for ...

3. Barry Bernardi

Producer | Escape from New York

Barry Bernardi is known for his work on Escape from New York (1981), Pixels (2015) and Deep Rising (1998).

4. Rob Bottin

Make_up_department | RoboCop

Rob Bottin was born on April 1, 1959 in El Monte, California, USA as Robin R. Bottin. He is known for his work on RoboCop (1987), Total Recall (1990) and Se7en (1995).

5. John Carpenter

Writer | The Fog

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 ...

6. Nick Castle

Director | The Last Starfighter

Nick Castle was born on September 21, 1947 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Nicholas Charles Castle Jr. He is a writer and director, known for The Last Starfighter (1984), The Boy Who Could Fly (1986) and Escape from New York (1981). He has been married to Charlene N Nelson since December 31, ...

7. Dean Cundey

Cinematographer | Jurassic Park

Dean Cundey reigns supreme as one of the best, most prolific, and talented cinematographers to ever grace celluloid with his often striking and accomplished photography. Cundey was born on March 12th, 1946, in Alhambra, California. One of his hobbies during his elementary school days was building ...

8. Jamie Lee Curtis

Actress | True Lies

Jamie Lee Curtis was born on November 22, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of legendary actors Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis. She got her big break at acting in 1978 when she won the role of Laurie Strode in Halloween (1978). After that, she became famous for roles in movies like Trading...

9. Charles Cyphers

Actor | Halloween

Charles is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He also took drama classes at Los Angeles City College and is a graduate of Cal. State at LA, receiving his BA in theatre arts. Aside from his many film and tv credits he is especially proud of his body of work in the LA theatre. He ...

10. Keith David

Actor | The Princess and the Frog

Keith David was born Keith David Williams in New York City's Harlem district, and was raised in East Elmhurst, in the Queens section of the city. He is the son of Dolores (Dickenson), a New York Telephone manager, and Lester Williams, a payroll operations director. As a child, he realized he wanted...

11. Frank Doubleday

Actor | Escape from New York

Thin, intense, antsy, and often unnerving character actor Frank Doubleday usually portrayed creepy villains in both movies and TV shows alike from the mid-1970's up until the early 1990's. Frank was born on January 28, 1945 in Norwich, Connecticut and came with his family to Los Angeles, California...

12. Dennis Dun

Actor | Big Trouble in Little China

Dennis Dun was born on April 19, 1952 in Stockton, California, USA as Dennis Gong Dun. He is known for his work on Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Prince of Darkness (1987) and Year of the Dragon (1985).

13. George 'Buck' Flower

Actor | Back to the Future

There aren't many actors who can claim that they appeared in everything from innocuous family features to sexy soft-core smut to popular television programs to various horror, science fiction, and exploitation movies as well as worked behind-the-scenes on a slew of films in assorted production ...

14. Larry Franco

Producer | The Thing

Larry Franco was born on April 5, 1949 in Sonora, California, USA as Larry Joseph Franco. He is a producer and assistant director, known for The Thing (1982), Mars Attacks! (1996) and Anonymous (2011). He has been married to Cindy Leung since June 29, 1991. He was previously married to Jill Russell.

15. Debra Hill

Producer | Escape from L.A.

Debra Hill was born on November 10, 1950 in Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA. She was a producer and writer, known for Escape from L.A. (1996), The Fog (1980) and Escape from New York (1981). She died on March 7, 2005 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

16. Season Hubley

Actress | Escape from New York

Season Hubley was born on March 14, 1951 in New York City, New York, USA as Susan Brooks Hubley. She is an actress, known for Escape from New York (1981), Vice Squad (1982) and Lolly-Madonna XXX (1973). She was previously married to David Hayball and Kurt Russell.

17. Alan Howarth

Sound_department | They Live

Sonic Composer, Alan Howarth, started his major credits in 1979 when Alan met the sound effects team for Star Trek-The Motion Picture, launching him as a sound designer for the following 6 Star Trek feature films. Alan's next milestone was the film "Escape From New York" where he collaborated on ...

18. Jeff Imada

Stunts | The Bourne Ultimatum

Jeff Imada was born and raised in Inglewood, California, USA, where he began studying martial arts at the age of fifteen. At El Camino College and UCLA, he majored in pre-med and minored in music. While in college, he started working as a movie "extra," which led to his becoming a member of the ...

19. Peter Jason

Actor | 48 Hrs.

Excellent, prolific and versatile character actor Peter Jason was born on July 22, 1944, in Hollywood, CA, and grew up in Balboa. He attended Newport Beach Elementary School, Horace Ensign Junior High and Newport Harbor High School. He originally planned on being a football player, but fell in love...

20. Darwin Joston

Actor | Assault on Precinct 13

"Got a smoke?" Darwin Joston secured himself a permanent place in cult movie history with that particular laconically witty line as laid-back Death Row-bound convict Napoleon Wilson in John Carpenter's outstanding urban action thriller classic Assault on Precinct 13 (1976). Wilson was undoubtedly ...

21. Stacy Keach

Actor | Nebraska

Stacy Keach has played to grand success a constellation of the classic and contemporary stage's greatest roles, and he is considered a pre-eminent American interpreter of Shakespeare. His SRO run as "King Lear" at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C. received the best reviews any ...

22. Gary B. Kibbe

Cinematographer | They Live

Gary B. Kibbe was born on January 9, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Gary Brian Kibbe. He is known for his work on They Live (1988), Virtuosity (1995) and Big Trouble in Little China (1986).

23. Sandy King

Producer | Village of the Damned

Born Sandra Ann King in Los Angeles, California. Attended the Westlake School, graduating in 1969. She was a Coronet débutante and a member of the Chi Omega Fraternity. She attended UCLA College of Fine Arts, majoring in pictorial arts, and graduating in 1973. That same year, she worked on the ...

24. Douglas Knapp

Camera_department | Escape from New York

Doug Knapp is a graduate of University Southern California school of Cinematic Arts (1972). Member of International Cinematograpers Guild, ICG Local 600 (1977 - 2011) as Camera Operator and Director of Photography on hundreds of television shows and feature films. Doug has been filming since the ...

25. Nancy Kyes

Actress | Halloween

Pretty, perky and appealing brunette actress Nancy Kyes had a regrettably brief acting career; she appeared in three excellent features for director John Carpenter in which she acted under the name of Nancy Loomis. She was born on December 19, 1949 in Falls Church, Virginia. Nancy attended high ...

26. Sam Neill

Actor | Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Sam Neill was born in Omagh, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, to army parents, an English-born mother, Priscilla Beatrice (Ingham), and a New Zealand-born father, Dermot Neill. His family moved to the South Island of New Zealand in 1954. He went to boarding schools and then attended the universities ...

27. Donald Pleasence

Actor | Halloween II

Balding, quietly-spoken, of slight build and possessed of piercing blue eyes -- often peering out from behind round, steel-rimmed glasses -- Donald Pleasence had the necessary physical attributes which make a great screen villain. In the course of his lengthy career, he relished playing the ...

28. Todd C. Ramsay

Editor | Escape from New York

Todd C. Ramsay is known for his work on Escape from New York (1981), The Thing (1982) and Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979).

29. Kurt Russell

Actor | The Hateful Eight

Kurt Russell was born Kurt Vogel Russell in Springfield, Massachusetts, to Louise Julia (Crone), a dancer, and actor Bing Russell (Neil Oliver Russell). He is of English, German, Scottish and Irish descent. His first roles were as a child on television series, including a lead role on the Western ...

30. Harry Dean Stanton

Actor | Alien

Stanton was born in West Irvine, Kentucky, to Ersel (Moberly), a cook, and Sheridan Harry Stanton, a barber and tobacco farmer. Lived in Lexington, Kentucky and graduated from Lafayette Senior High School with the class of 1944. Drafted into the Navy, he served as a cook in the U.S. Navy during ...

31. Tommy Lee Wallace

Director | Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Tommy Lee Wallace is an American director, writer, producer, and actor. Although having worked in diverse genres, Tommy is probably best known for his contribution to the horror film, most notably its many sequels. Early on he scripted Amityville II: The Possession (1982) and quickly moved on to ...

33. Victor Wong

Actor | Big Trouble in Little China

Eccentric looking Chinese-American actor with a slightly drooping face (the result of a bout of Bell's palsy) who studied political science, art & journalism before becoming a news reporter for a San Francisco public TV station in the late 1960s.

Apart from a brief stint in the mid-1970s on the TV ...



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