John Carpenter is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, editor and composer. Born on January 16, 1948 in Carthage, New York, he is known for directing movies such as "Assault On Precinct 13", "The Fog", "Escape From New York", "The Thing", and "Halloween". Carpenter himself composed most of the soundtracks for his films, often collaborating with Alan Howarth. His father Howard Carpenter and son Cody Carpenter are also talented composer/musicians. He was previously married to actress Adrienne Barbeau from 1979 to 1984.
In addition to his work in film, John Carpenter's music has had a significant impact. In the eighties, dancey versions of his music were released on LPs and a series of 12" records. These recordings were created by [a243061], although their involvement was not always mentioned on the album sleeves.
With a diverse range of talents spanning multiple artistic disciplines, John Carpenter continues to be a prominent figure in the entertainment industry. His unique blend of directing and composing has left an indelible mark on cinema and music alike.
Anthology II (Movie Themes 1976-1988)
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