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John Howard Carpenter

director , screenwriter

John Howard Carpenter, American director, screenwriter. Member American Society of Composers, Directors Guild American West, Writers Guild American West.

Background

CARPENTER, John was born on January 16, 1948 in Carthage, New York, United States. Son of Howard Ralph Carpenter and Milton Jean (nee Carter) Carpenter.

Education

Student, University Southern California, 1972.

Career

The Resurrection of Bronco Billy 1970, Dark Star 1974, Assault on Precinct 13 1976, Someone's Watching Me, Halloween, Elvis 1978, The Fog 1979, Escape from New York 1980, The Thing 1982, Christine 1983, Starman 1984, Big Trouble in Little China 1986, Prince of Darkness 1987, They Live 1987. Writer and director.

Works

Membership

Member American Society of Composers, Directors Guild American West, Writers Guild American West.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, helicopter piloting.

Connections

Son of Howard Ralph and Milton Jean (Carter) C. Married Adrienne Barbeau, January 1, 1979 (divorced 1984). Married Sandra Ann King, December 1, 1990.

1 child, John Cody.

father:
Howard Ralph Carpenter

mother:
Milton Jean (Carter) Carpenter

spouses:
Adrienne Barbeau

Sandra Ann King

child:
John Cody Carpenter