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Joe Alves was born on May 21, 1936 in San Leandro, California, USA as Joseph Manuel Alves. He is an art director and production designer, known for Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Jaws 3-D (1983) and Escape from New York (1981). He has been married to Jerri Lauridsen since April 29, 1990. They have two children. See full bio »

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(1977)
Jaws 3-D Director
(1983)
Escape from New York Production Designer
(1981)
Jaws Production Designer
(1975)

Filmography

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 1974 The Sugarland Express (as Joseph Alves Jr.)
 1973 Scream, Pretty Peggy (TV Movie) (as Joseph Alves Jr.)
 1973 Double Indemnity (TV Movie) (as Joseph Alves Jr.)
 1973 Isn't It Shocking? (TV Movie) (as Joseph M. Alves Jr.)
 1970-1973 Night Gallery (TV Series) (42 episodes)
- Hatred Unto Death/How to Cure the Common Vampire (1973) ... (as Joseph Alves Jr.)
- The Doll of Death (1973) ... (as Joseph Alves Jr.)
- Whisper (1973) ... (as Joseph Alves Jr.)
- Death on a Barge (1973) ... (as Joseph Alves)
- Something in the Woodwork (1973) ... (as Joseph Alves Jr.)
 1972-1973 Hec Ramsey (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Mystery of Chalk Hill (1973) ... (as Joseph Alves Jr.)
- Mystery of the Yellow Rose (1973) ... (as Joseph Alves Jr.)
- Mystery of the Green Feather (1972) ... (as Joseph Alves Jr.)
- Hangman's Wages (1972) ... (as Joseph Alves Jr.)
 1972 Ironside (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Murder (1972) ... (as Joseph Alves Jr.)
 1971 See the Man Run (TV Movie) (as Joseph Alves Jr.)
 1971 The Impatient Heart (TV Movie) (as Joseph Alves Jr.)
 1971 Sarge (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Badge or the Cross (1971) ... (as Joseph Alves Jr.)
 1970 Company of Killers (TV Movie)
 1970 Pufnstuf (uncredited)
 1970 The Young Country (TV Movie) (as Joseph Alves Jr.)
 1970 The Bold Ones: The Protectors (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Memo from the Class of '76 (1970) ... (as Joseph Alves Jr.)
 1969-1970 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Fun and Games and Michael Ambrose (1970) ... (as Joseph Alves Jr.)
- Diagnosis: Fear (1969) ... (as Joseph Alves Jr.)
 1969 Winning (uncredited)
 1969 The Name of the Game (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Inquiry (1969) ... (as Joseph Alves)
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Alternate Names:

Joseph M. Alves Jr. | Joseph Alves Jr. | Joseph Alves

Spouse:

Jerri Lauridsen  (2 children)
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