Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lawrence G. "Larry" Cohen (July 15, 1941 - March 24, 2019) was an American film producer, director, and screenwriter. He is best known as a B-Movie auteur of horror and science fiction films - often containing a police procedural element - during 1970s and 1980s. He has since concentrated mainly on screenwriting including the Joel Schumacher thriller Phone Booth (2002), Cellular (2004) and Captivity (2007). In 2006 Cohen returned to the directing chair for the Mick Garris-created Masters of Horror TV series (2006); he directed the episode Pick Me Up. Description above from the Wikipedia article Larry Cohen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lawrence G. "Larry" Cohen (July 15, 1941 - March 24, 2019) was an American film producer, director, and screenwriter. He is best known as a B-Movie auteur of horror and science fiction films - often containing a police procedural element - during 1970s and 1980s. He has since concentrated mainly on screenwriting including the Joel Schumacher thriller Phone Booth (2002), Cellular (2004) and Captivity (2007). In 2006 Cohen returned to the directing chair for the Mick Garris-created Masters of Horror TV series (2006); he directed the episode Pick Me Up. Description above from the Wikipedia article Larry Cohen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 69

Birthday 1941-07-15

Day of Death 2019-03-24

Place of Birth Kingston, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • Laurence Robert Cohen
  • Lawrence George Cohen
  • Lawrence Cohen

Writing TV ShowsMovies

2009 The Gambler, The Girl and The Gunslinger Writer
2009 Messages Deleted Writer
2008 Connected Original Story
2008 It's Alive Characters Screenplay
2007 Captivity Writer
2004 Cellular Story
2002 Phone Booth Screenplay
1998 Misbegotten Screenplay
1998 The Defenders: Choice of Evils Story Teleplay
1997 Uncle Sam Author
1996 Invasion of Privacy Writer
1995 The Invaders Characters
1995 As Good as Dead Writer
1993 Body Snatchers Screenplay
1993 Guilty as Sin Author
1993 Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence Writer
1990 Maniac Cop 2 Writer
1990 The Ambulance Writer
1989 Wicked Stepmother Writer
1988 Desperado: Avalanche at Devil's Ridge Writer
1988 Maniac Cop Writer
1987 Deadly Illusion Writer
1987 Best Seller Writer
1987 A Return to Salem's Lot Writer
1987 It's Alive III: Island of the Alive Characters Screenplay
1985 The Stuff Writer
1984 Special Effects Writer
1984 Perfect Strangers Writer
1984 Scandalous Writer
1983 Women of San Quentin Story
1982 Q Writer
1982 I, the Jury Writer
1981 See China and Die Writer
1981 Full Moon High Screenplay
1978 It Lives Again Characters Writer
1977 The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover Writer
1976 God Told Me To Screenplay
1974 It's Alive Writer
1974 Shootout in a One-Dog Town Writer
1973 Hell Up In Harlem Screenplay
1973 Black Caesar Writer
1972 Mask of Marcella Writer
1972 Bone Writer
1971 In Broad Daylight Writer
1970 El Condor Screenplay
1969 Daddy's Gone A-Hunting Screenplay Story
1969 Scream Baby Scream Story Screenplay
1968 The Legend of Custer Idea
1966 I Deal In Danger Writer
1966 Return of the Seven Screenplay

Directing

2006 Pick Me Up Director
2005 Masters of Horror (1 episode)Director
1996 Original Gangstas Director
1995 As Good as Dead Director
1990 The Ambulance Director
1989 Wicked Stepmother Director
1987 Deadly Illusion Director
1987 A Return to Salem's Lot Director
1987 It's Alive III: Island of the Alive Director
1985 The Stuff Director
1984 Special Effects Director
1984 Perfect Strangers Director
1982 Q Director
1981 See China and Die Director
1981 Full Moon High Director
1978 It Lives Again Director
1977 The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover Director
1976 God Told Me To Director
1974 It's Alive Director
1973 Hell Up In Harlem Director
1973 Black Caesar Director
1972 Bone Director

Acting

2019 In Search of Darkness as Himself
2018 King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen as Himself
2017 Bette Davis - Größer als das Leben as Himself
2014 42nd Street Memories: The Rise and Fall of America's Most Notorious Street as Himself
2011 American Grindhouse as Himself
2009 Nightmares in Red, White and Blue as Himself
2009 Tales from the Script as Himself
2006 The Maltese Falcon: One Magnificent Bird as Himself
2006 Hitchcocked! as Himself
2004 100 Scariest Movie Moments (5 episodes) as Himself
2002 BaadAsssss Cinema as Himself
1997 Hollywood Rated 'R' as himself
1985 Spies Like Us as Ace Tomato Agent

Production

1990 Maniac Cop 2 Producer
1988 Maniac Cop Producer
1987 A Return to Salem's Lot Executive Producer
1985 The Stuff Executive Producer
1982 Q Producer
1978 It Lives Again Producer
1976 God Told Me To Producer
1974 It's Alive Producer
1973 Hell Up In Harlem Producer
1973 Black Caesar Producer

Creator

1972 Cool Million Creator
1967 Coronet Blue Creator
1965 Branded Creator

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