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John Carpenter

John Carpenter

75 years old. Born in Carthage, New York, USA on 16th January 1948.
You've seen -- of his 25 trackable films

John Carpenter is an actor with a career spanning 48 years, from 1974 to 2022, starting at the age of 26. His first film was Dark Star and his latest film was Studio 666. A lot of his work has been in the Horror and Science Fiction genres.

Known For


Released Films (25)

Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
Studio 666 poster Studio 666 2022 1h 46m R
In Search of Darkness poster In Search of Darkness 2019 4h 24m
Dark Glamour: The Blood and Guts of Hammer Productions poster Dark Glamour: The Blood and Guts of Hammer Productions 2017 55m
John Carpenter: Live At Primavera Sound 2016 poster John Carpenter: Live At Primavera Sound 2016 2016 -
The Puppet Man poster The Puppet Man 2016 9m
Tech Noir poster Tech Noir 2015 6m
Charlie Brown: Blockhead's Revenge poster Charlie Brown: Blockhead's Revenge 2011 3m
The Original Monster Mash poster The Original Monster Mash 2011 3m
Halloween: The Inside Story poster Halloween: The Inside Story 2010 1h 24m G
Nightmares in Red, White and Blue poster Nightmares in Red, White and Blue 2009 1h 36m
Broadway's Lost Treasures II poster Broadway's Lost Treasures II 2004 1h 31m NR
Cradle Will Rock poster Cradle Will Rock 1999 2h 12m R
Village of the Damned poster Village of the Damned 1995 1h 39m R
The Silence of the Hams poster The Silence of the Hams 1994 1h 21m R
Body Bags poster Body Bags 1993 1h 31m R
Midnight Pulp
Fear in the Dark poster Fear in the Dark 1991 1h
They Live poster They Live 1988 1h 34m R
Starman poster Starman 1984 1h 55m PG
The Thing poster The Thing
as Norwegian
1982 1h 49m R
Paramount+ with Showtime
Escape from New York poster Escape from New York 1981 1h 39m
The Fog poster The Fog 1980 1h 30m R
Halloween poster Halloween
as Paul (voice) (uncredited)
1978 1h 31m R
Xumo Play
Assault on Precinct 13 poster Assault on Precinct 13 1976 1h 31m R
Network poster Network 1976 2h 2m R
Dark Star poster Dark Star 1974 1h 23m G

Regularly Credited With

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George 'Buck' Flower
6 films together
Charles Cyphers's profile
Charles Cyphers
5 films together
Nick Castle
Nick Castle
5 films together
Jamie Lee Curtis's profile
Jamie Lee Curtis
4 films together
Nancy Kyes's profile
Nancy Kyes
4 films together
Christopher Lee's profile
Christopher Lee
3 films together
Donald Pleasence's profile
Donald Pleasence
3 films together
Keith David's profile
Keith David
3 films together
Adrienne Barbeau's profile
Adrienne Barbeau
3 films together


His Top Genres 1
13% Horror
+ 72 more
His Top Years
8% 2016
+ 21 more

1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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John Carpenter FAQ

How old is John Carpenter?

75 years old.

When was John Carpenter born?

16th January 1948

Where was John Carpenter born?

Carthage, New York, USA

Has John Carpenter won an Oscar?

No, up to this point he has never won an Oscar.

Has John Carpenter won a BAFTA?

No, up to this point he has never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is John Carpenter?

He is Caucasian.