13 wins & 18 nominations.
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(writer: "Halloween Theme" - as John H. Carpenter)
Red Nose, Black Heart
(Short) (writer: "The Fog" (excerpt from the soundtrack), "Big Trouble in Little China" (excerpt from the soundtrack) - uncredited)
(performer: "Back To The Pod / The Crazies Come Out") / (writer: "Back To The Pod / The Crazies Come Out")
(performer: "Back to the Pod/The Crazies Come Out") / (writer: "Back to the Pod/The Crazies Come Out")
Huang jia shi jie
(writer: "Halloween" (excerpts from the soundtrack) - uncredited)
2 Biographical Movies |
3 Print Biographies |
44 Interviews |
4 Articles |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
Frank Armitage | Johnny Carpenter | James T. Chance | John T. Chance | Rip Haight | Martin Quatermass
5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
I have always had different aspects to my personality. I think I'm a long-term pessimist and a short-term optimist. I do feel a great darkness about humanity. But -- simultaneously and contradictorily -- I also feel that life can be pretty fabulous. I should also express some of that in my work; I don't want to limit myself as a filmmaker. I want to be true to the parameters of all films. They ...
In the 5th edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (edited by Steven Jay Schneider), 2 of his films are listed: Halloween
(1978) and The Thing
Frequently makes references to classic Westerns