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Juan Piquer Simón (1935–2011)

Juan Piquer Simon (who goes by "J.P. Simon" on foreign releases) resides in Madrid, Spain, where he has produced and directed "exploitation" pictures for two decades running. He owns his own studio and creates and/or designs many of the impressive special effects sequences you see in any of his many imaginative undertakings. He grew up loving ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 75) in Valencia, Spain

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  Manos a la obra (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1999) (writer - 1 episode, 2001)
- Miss Barrio (2001) ... (writer)
- Espántame ese fantasma (1999) ... (as Juan Piquer)
- El cuerpazo del delito (1999) ... (as Juan Piquer)
- Pim, pam, pum, ¡Traca! (1999) ... (as Juan Piquer)
 1999 El escarabajo de oro (writer)
 1999 Manoa, the City of Gold (screenplay - as Juan Piquer)
 1994 Nexus 2.431 (unproduced screenplay Espadas y Brujería - as Juan Piquer)
 1992 La mansión de los Cthulhu (screenplay - as J.P. Simon)
 1990 The Rift (story - as J.P. Simon)
 1988 Slugs: The Movie (as J.P. Simon)
 1984 Guerra sucia (as Alfredo Casado)
 1983 Los nuevos extraterrestres (writer)
 1982 Pieces (uncredited)
 1981 Mystery on Monster Island (as J. Piquer)
 1980 Further Than Fear (as Alfredo Casado)
 1979 Supersonic Man (screenplay - as Juan Piquer)
 1977 Where Time Began (as Juan Piquer)
 1971 Una estoreta velleta (Documentary short) (screenplay - as Alfredo Casado) / (story - as Alfredo Casado)
 1970 Las sepulcrales (Short) (as Alfredo Casado)
 1965 Vida y paz (Documentary short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1964 España violenta (Documentary short) (screenplay) / (story)
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Alternate Names:

Alfredo Casado | J. Piquer | Juan Piquer | J. Piquer Simon | J.P. Simon | J.Piquer Simon | Piquer Simón
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Personal Quote:

I know I've worked in a manner and with a genre that critics do not appreciate much. See more »

Trivia:

His movie Los nuevos extraterrestres (1983) got riffed on Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988). See more »

Trademark:

A typical Piquer film will have numerous "older technique" special effects (such as matte paintings, rubber-suited monsters, etc.). See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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