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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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Known For

Bubba Ho-Tep
Bubba Ho-Tep Writer
(2002)
John Dies at the End
(2012)
Phantasm
Phantasm Writer
(1979)
Phantasm IV: Oblivion
(1998)

Filmography

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 2016 Phantasm: Ravager (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)
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Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

At the beginning there was no master plan. The original Phantasm was intended to be a stand-alone film. However, after seeing how Phantasm II worked (starting the sequel the moment after the original ended), and the power of the fan response to the sequel and their speculations, the pattern of the storyline evolved easily. See more »

Trivia:

His favorite movie of all time is 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). See more »

Trademark:

Usually casts Reggie Bannister and Angus Scrimm See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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