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Dan O'Bannon (I) (1946–2009)

Writer | Miscellaneous Crew | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Alien (1979) | Total Recall (2012) | Total Recall (1990)
AWARDS 
4 wins & 8 nominations More »
BORN 
Sep 30, 1946 (died Dec 17, 2009)
HEIGHT 
5' 6" (1.68m)

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Projects in Development (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (32 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Alien: CovenantAlien: Covenant Writer (based on characters created by)  Less 2017 $97MM $74MM
  • Primary photo for Alien Encounters: Superior Fan Power Since 1979Alien Encounters: Superior Fan Power Since 1979 In Memory Of  Less 2014 £10K
  • Primary photo for I'm Gonna Eat Your BrainsI'm Gonna Eat Your Brains (Short) Very Special Thanks  Less 2013 $500
  • Primary photo for A Little Bit ZombieA Little Bit Zombie Acknowledgment To The Works Of  Less 2012 CAD 1.9MM
  • Primary photo for Total RecallTotal Recall Writer (based on the motion picture "Total Recall", screen story by), Writer (based on the motion picture "Total Recall", screenplay by), Writer (screen story by)  Less 2012 $125MM $59MM
  • Primary photo for PrometheusPrometheus Based On Elements Created By, Writer (based on elements created by)  Less 2012 $130MM $126MM
  • Primary photo for Circus MaximusCircus Maximus (Video) Very Special Thanks  Less 2009 $650K
  • Primary photo for Aliens vs. Predator: RequiemAliens vs. Predator: Requiem Writer ("Alien" characters)  Less 2007 $40MM $42MM
  • Primary photo for BloodmythBloodmyth Inspiration  Less 2006 £3K
  • Primary photo for AVP: Alien vs. PredatorAVP: Alien vs. Predator Writer ("Alien" characters), Writer (screen story)  Less 2004 $60MM $80MM
  • Primary photo for Batman: Dead EndBatman: Dead End (Short) Writer (characters: Alien) (uncredited)  Less 2003 $30K
  • Primary photo for Last BreathLast Breath (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Delivering MiloDelivering Milo Clerk  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for HemoglobinHemoglobin Writer  Less 1997 CAD 8MM
  • Primary photo for Alien ResurrectionAlien Resurrection Writer (characters)  Less 1997 $75MM $48MM
  • Primary photo for Area 51: The Alien InterviewArea 51: The Alien Interview (Video) Interviewer 1989  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for ScreamersScreamers Writer (screenplay)  Less 1995 $20MM $5.8MM
  • Primary photo for Alien 3Alien 3 Writer (characters)  Less 1992 $50MM $55MM
  • Primary photo for The ResurrectedThe Resurrected Director  Less 1991 $6MM
  • Primary photo for Total RecallTotal Recall Writer (screen story), Writer (screenplay)  Less 1990 $65MM $119MM
  • Primary photo for AliensAliens Writer (based on characters created by)  Less 1986 $18MM $85MM
  • Primary photo for Invaders from MarsInvaders from Mars Writer (screenplay)  Less 1986 $12MM $4.9MM
  • Primary photo for The Return of the Living DeadThe Return of the Living Dead Helicopter Loudspeaker Officer / Bum Outside Warehouse (voice) (uncredited), Director, Writer (screenplay)  Less 1985 $4MM $14MM
  • Primary photo for LifeforceLifeforce Writer (screenplay)  Less 1985 $25MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for Blue ThunderBlue Thunder Writer  Less 1983 $22MM $42MM
  • Primary photo for Heavy MetalHeavy Metal Writer (original story) (segments: Soft Landing), Writer (story) (segments: B-17)  Less 1981 $9.3MM
  • Primary photo for Dead & BuriedDead & Buried Writer (screenplay)  Less 1981 $3MM $216K
  • Primary photo for PhobiaPhobia Writer (uncredited)  Less 1980 $5.1MM $59K
  • Primary photo for AlienAlien Visual Design Consultant, Writer (screenplay), Writer (story)  Less 1979 $11MM $79MM
  • Primary photo for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New HopeStar Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Computer Animation And Graphic Displays (miniature and optical effects unit)  Less 1977 $11MM $323MM
  • Primary photo for Dark StarDark Star Pinback, Editor, Production Designer, Special Effects Supervisor, Writer (original story and screenplay)  Less 1974 $60K
  • Primary photo for Blood BathBlood Bath (Short) Director, Writer  Less 1969
Past Television (3 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) In Memory Of (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for The 'Alien' SagaThe 'Alien' Saga (TV Movie) Himself (uncredited), Acknowledgment (still photographs courtesy of)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Blue ThunderBlue Thunder (TV Series) Executive Story Consultant (6 episodes, 1984), Writer (story) (2 episodes, 1984), Writer (teleplay) (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 7
    • The Island (Apr 16, 1984) Writer (story)  Less
    • Payload (Mar 9, 1984) Executive Story Consultant  Less
    • Trojan Horse (Feb 3, 1984) Executive Story Consultant  Less
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Self (19 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (3 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the BasementWelcome to the Basement (TV Series) Boiler / Himself / Sgt. Pinback (2 episodes, 2013–2014)  Less 2013–2014
  • Primary photo for Jodorowsky's DuneJodorowsky's Dune Himself (archive sound) (archive footage)  Less 2013 $647K
  • Primary photo for Zaum - Andare a parareZaum - Andare a parare (TV Series) Sgt. Pinback (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Lo spazio dell'orbita (Aug 11, 2011) Sgt. Pinback (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
Other (3 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Alien vs. PredatorAlien vs. Predator (Video Game) Writer (character: Alien) (uncredited)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Alien vs. PredatorAlien vs. Predator (Video Game) Writer (characters)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Alien³Alien³ (Video Game) Writer (characters)  Less 1992

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