Carpenter, John Howard
1948 - He was born on the 16th of January inCarthage, New York, USA.
- John Carpenter was educated at Western Kentucky university.
1962 - He began making short films.
1970 - He won an academy award for Best Live-Action Short Subject, for The Resurrection of Broncho Billy.
- Carpenter formed a band called The Coupe de Villes, he has had numerous roles in the film industry including writer, actor, composer, producer, and director.
1974 - He made The Resurrection of Broncho Billy and started work on Dark Star.
- He was also in a band called the Coupe de Villes while he attended USC, which included future directors Tommy Lee Wallace and Nick Castle.
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