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C.O. Erickson (1923–2017)


C.O. "Doc" Erickson, an executive producer, has over thirty years' experience as a producer and production manager on many of Hollywood's biggest films. He began his career at Paramount Pictures, serving as production manager on five Alfred Hitchcock films: Rear Window (1954), To Catch a Thief (1955), The Trouble with Harry (1955), The Man Who ... See full bio »

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(age 93) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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Known For

Groundhog Day Production Manager
(1993)
Blade Runner Production Manager
(1982)
Antitrust Production Manager
(2001)
Chinatown Production Manager
(1974)

Filmography

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 2001 Antitrust (unit production manager)
 2000 Return to Me (unit production manager)
 1997 Kiss the Girls (unit production manager - as C.O. 'Doc' Erickson)
 1996 Black Sheep (production manager)
 1995 Stuart Saves His Family (unit production manager)
 1994 Blankman (unit production manager)
 1993 Groundhog Day (unit production manager)
 1991 Mobsters (unit production manager)
 1987 Ironweed (unit production manager)
 1985 Secret Admirer (unit production manager)
 1984 The Wild Life (unit production manager)
 1984 Cloak & Dagger (unit production manager)
 1984 The Lonely Guy (production manager)
 1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High (unit production manager)
 1982 Blade Runner (executive in charge of production)
 1980 Urban Cowboy (production manager)
 1979 Players (unit production manager)
 1978 Magic (production manager)
 1974 Chinatown (unit production manager)
 1966 Is Paris Burning? (executive production manager)
 1964 Circus World (executive production manager)
 1964 The Fall of the Roman Empire (executive production manager)
 1963 Cleopatra (production manager)
 1963 55 Days at Peking (executive production manager)
 1962 Freud (production manager)
 1961 The Misfits (production manager)
 1959 That Kind of Woman (unit production manager - uncredited)
 1958 As Young as We Are (unit production manager - uncredited)
 1958 Vertigo (unit production manager - uncredited)
 1956 The Man Who Knew Too Much (unit production manager - uncredited)
 1955 The Trouble with Harry (unit production manager - uncredited)
 1955 To Catch a Thief (assistant production manager - uncredited) / (unit production manager - uncredited)
 1954 Rear Window (unit production manager - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

C.O. 'Doc' Erickson | Doc Erickson

Spouse:

Gloria  (divorced)  (1 child)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

For me, Cecil B. Demille was a guy totally out of reach and I really had no business being in contact with him whatsoever. ...He had sent some guys off to Kansas City to collect information for a film he was developing called Boy Scout. I happened to be in the front office at Paramount and his people called-in with a report for him, so I passed it onto the head of my department and he said: 'No, ... See more »

Trivia:

Though most of his work was behind the scenes, he's remembered as the barber shop customer who angers Jack Nicholson in Chinatown by saying, "Fools names and fools faces," about his coverage in the newspaper.

Nickname:

Doc

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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