John Carpenter (I)

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KNOWN FOR 
Halloween (1978) | Escape from L.A. (1996) | Escape from New York (1981)
AWARDS 
15 wins & 19 nominations More »
AKA 
Frank Armitage | Johnny Carpenter | Carpenter | James T. Chance | John T. Chance | Rip Haight | Martin Quatermass  Less
NICKNAME  
JC
BORN 
Jan 16, 1948 (age 69)
HEIGHT 
5' 11" (1.80m)

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Projects in Development (7 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for HalloweenHalloween Composer, Executive Producer, Writer (characters)  Less 2018 Pre-Prod
  • Primary photo for Dark CreekDark Creek Special Thanks  Less Optioned
  • Primary photo for DarkchyldeDarkchylde Producer  Less
  • Primary photo for Escape from New YorkEscape from New York Executive Producer  Less Script
  • Primary photo for NightsideNightside (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less Script
  • Primary photo for Tales for a Halloween NightTales for a Halloween Night (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer (graphic novel)  Less Optioned
  • Primary photo for They LiveThey Live Executive Producer, Writer (story)  Less
Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (139 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (31 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Stranger ThingsStranger Things (TV Series) Writer ("The Bank Robbery") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Horror Talk Movie ReviewsHorror Talk Movie Reviews (TV Series) Very Special Thanks ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
    • Halloween (Oct 5, 2017) Very Special Thanks  Less
  • Primary photo for ZooZoo (TV Series) Writer (The Zoo theme) ( 13 episodes, 2015–2017 )  Less 2015–2017 13
    • The Black Forest (Aug 24, 2017) Writer (The Zoo theme)  Less
    • Ten Years Gone (Jul 13, 2017) Writer (The Zoo theme)  Less
    • Diaspora (Jul 6, 2017) Writer (The Zoo theme)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The X FactorThe X Factor (TV Series) Writer ("Halloween Theme") ( 1 episode, 2016 ) , Performer ("Halloween Theme") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
    • Live Show 4: Fright Night Week (Oct 29, 2016) Performer ("Halloween Theme") (uncredited), Writer ("Halloween Theme") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Blockbuster BusterThe Blockbuster Buster (TV Series) Dedicatee ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for LimitlessLimitless (TV Series) Performer ("Abyss", "Night") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
    • Sands, Agent of Morra (Feb 23, 2016) Performer ("Abyss", "Night") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Writer ("Halloween Theme") ( 2 episodes, 2013–2015 )  Less 2013–2015 2
  • Primary photo for Daily UkuleleDaily Ukulele (TV Series) Writer ("Halloween Theme Song") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for The Comix ScrutinizerThe Comix Scrutinizer (TV Series) Soundtrack ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • Witch Doctor #0 (Oct 22, 2013) Soundtrack ("Halloween III Theme", "Silver Shamrock Jingle")  Less
  • Primary photo for HellviewHellview (TV Series) Very Special Thanks ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: Season ZeroYu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: Season Zero (TV Series) Writer ("Halloween Theme") ( 3 episodes, 2010–2013 ) , Performer ("Halloween Theme") ( 2 episodes, 2012–2013 )  Less 2010–2013 3
    • Episode #1.3 (Mar 12, 2013) Performer ("Halloween Theme"), Writer ("Halloween Theme")  Less
    • #2 (Feb 6, 2012) Performer ("Halloween Theme"), Writer ("Halloween Theme")  Less
    • Pilot (Nov 3, 2010) Writer ("Halloween Theme")  Less
  • Primary photo for Monkey Pudding FaceMonkey Pudding Face (TV Series) Writer ("Halloween", "The Fog") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer SpaceMonsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space (TV Short) Writer ("Theme from 'Halloween'")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Angry Video Game NerdThe Angry Video Game Nerd (TV Series) Writer ("Selections") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • Halloween (Oct 31, 2007) Writer ("Selections")  Less
  • Primary photo for Val Lewton: The Man in the ShadowsVal Lewton: The Man in the Shadows (TV Movie) Special Thanks  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Masters of HorrorMasters of Horror (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 2005–2006 )  Less 2005–2006 2
  • Primary photo for My Name Is EarlMy Name Is Earl (TV Series) Writer ("Halloween Theme") ( 1 episode, 2006 ) , Performer ("Halloween Theme") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Boogeyman (Mar 30, 2006) Performer ("Halloween Theme"), Writer ("Halloween Theme")  Less
  • Primary photo for UndercoverUndercover (TV Series) Performer ("Theme From Halloween", "Theme From The Fog") ( 1 episode, 2005 ) , Writer ("Theme From Halloween", "Theme From The Fog") ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
    • Die Geisterjäger (2005) Performer ("Theme From Halloween", "Theme From The Fog"), Writer ("Theme From Halloween", "Theme From The Fog")  Less
  • Primary photo for Super Secret Movie RulesSuper Secret Movie Rules (TV Series) Himself - Director ( 1 episode, 2004 ) , Writer ("'Halloween' Theme") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
    • Slashers (2004) Himself - Director, Writer ("'Halloween' Theme")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of FearThe Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Prince of Darkness (Main Theme)", "Laurie's Theme") ( 1 episode, 2004 ) , Writer ("Prince of Darkness Theme") ( 1 episode, 2004 ) , Writer ("Prince of Darkness (Main Theme)") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 3
    • The Shadows in the Cave (2004) Writer ("Prince of Darkness (Main Theme)") (uncredited)  Less
    • The Phantom Victory (2004) Writer ("Prince of Darkness (Main Theme)", "Laurie's Theme") (uncredited)  Less
    • Baby It's Cold Outside (2004) Writer ("Prince of Darkness Theme") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 'Halloween': A Cut Above the Rest'Halloween': A Cut Above the Rest (TV Movie) Himself, Still Photographer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Chick'n SwellChick'n Swell (TV Series) Writer ("Halloween Theme Main Title" (Uncredited)) ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
    • Episode #1.2 (2001) Writer ("Halloween Theme Main Title" (Uncredited))  Less
  • Primary photo for Silent PredatorsSilent Predators (TV Movie) Writer (teleplay)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Bassie en Adriaan en de reis vol verrassingenBassie en Adriaan en de reis vol verrassingen (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Theme from Halloween") ( 13 episodes, 1994 )  Less 1994 13
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  • Primary photo for Body BagsBody Bags (TV Movie) The Coroner (segment "The Morgue"), Composer, Director (segments: The Gas Station, Hair), Executive Producer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Blood RiverBlood River (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for El DiabloEl Diablo (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Better Late Than NeverBetter Late Than Never (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for ElvisElvis (TV Movie) Director  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Someone's Watching Me!Someone's Watching Me! (TV Movie) Director, Writer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Zuma BeachZuma Beach (TV Movie) Writer (teleplay)  Less 1978
Self (120 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the BasementWelcome to the Basement (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Cinemassacre's Monster MadnessCinemassacre's Monster Madness (TV Series) Paul, Annie's Boyfriend ( 2 episodes, 2007–2011 )  Less 2007–2011
    • Halloween (Oct 24, 2011) Paul, Annie's Boyfriend (archive footage)  Less
    • Halloween (Oct 19, 2007) Paul, Annie's Boyfriend (archive footage)  Less
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for F.E.A.R. 3F.E.A.R. 3 (Video Game) Writer (storyline consultant)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The ThingThe Thing (Video Game) Dr. Faraday (uncredited), Special Thanks  Less 2002
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