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Lawrence D. Cohen

Lawrence D. Cohen is an American screenwriter who, although hardly prolific, has worked with some of the most respected names in the genre movie and genre fiction industry. He first came to prominence in the 1970s when he penned the screenplay for the Stephen King adaptation Carrie (1976): the film was directed by Brian De Palma and featured an ... See full bio »
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 2013 Carrie (screenplay)
 2006 Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The End of the Whole Mess (2006) ... (teleplay)
 2001 South Pacific (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1993 The Tommyknockers (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay)
 1990 It (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay - part I, part II)
 1981 Ghost Story
 1976 Carrie (screenplay)
 1974 Italianamerican (Documentary) (as Larry Cohen)
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 2001 South Pacific (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993 The Tommyknockers (TV Mini-Series) (co-producer)
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 1974 Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (production executive - as Lawrence Cohen)
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 2012 Resurrecting Carrie (Video short)
 2005 Backstory (TV Series documentary)
- Carrie (2005) ... Himself
 2001 Singing 'Carrie': Carrie - The Musical (Video short documentary)
 2001 Visualizing 'Carrie' (Video documentary short)

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Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Wrote the teleplay for an ABC comedy pilot called "Sedgewick Hawk-Styles: Prince of Danger" which starred Paul Lynde as a bumbling detective in late 19th-century England. See more »

Alternate Names:

Larry Cohen | Lawrence Cohen

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