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Don Coscarelli


In much the same way that director George A. Romero creative output has been primarily centered around the highly successful "Dead" series of zombie films, then fellow fantasy director Don Coscarelli has for over two decades seen his universe swirling around the lesser successful, but equally cult, and much loved "Phantasm" series of horror movies. ... See full bio »

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9 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Bubba Ho-Tep
Bubba Ho-Tep Writer
(2002)
Phantasm
Phantasm Writer
(1979)
John Dies at the End
(2012)
The Beastmaster
(1982)

Filmography

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 2016 Phantasm: Ravager (based on characters created by) / (written by)
 2012 John Dies at the End (written for the screen by)
 2005 Masters of Horror (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Incident on and Off a Mountain Road (2005) ... (teleplay)
 2002 Bubba Ho-Tep (screenplay)
 1998 Phantasm IV: Oblivion (characters) / (written by)
 1996 Beastmaster III: The Eye of Braxus (TV Movie) (characters)
 1994 Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead (written by)
 1988 Survival Quest (written by)
 1988 Phantasm II (written by)
 1982 The Beastmaster (written by)
 1979 Phantasm (written by)
 1976 Kenny & Company (written by)
 1976 Jim, the World's Greatest (written by)
Show Show Director (12 credits)
Show Show Producer (8 credits)
Show Show Editor (5 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (3 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (11 credits)
Show Show Self (20 credits)

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Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

I had no plans, when I made the first Phantasm, to create a myth. I was only trying to make an effective low-budget movie, which might propel an audience member or two out of their seats on occasion. If anything, it was the fans who elevated our little tale into myth. See more »

Trivia:

Coscarelli attended UCLA, but upon learning he could not enter the film department until his third year, left UCLA to direct his first feature Jim The World's Greatest. Coscarelli calls the making of Jim The World's Greatest his college education. See more »

Trademark:

Usually casts Reggie Bannister and Angus Scrimm See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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