37 Facts About John Carpenter

1. John Carpenter finished with a team-high 16 points while Tillery added 15.

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2. John Carpenter joined the council in 2012 to fill the unexpired term of former Councilman Fred Boy and was elected to his first term on the dais in November of that year.

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3. At the meeting, Councilman Scott John Carpenter was sworn in to his third three-year term by state Superior Court Judge James DeMarzo, sitting in Morristown.

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4. John Carpenter began his career in the Internal Revenue Service after completing his exams.

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5. John Carpenter is an American game show contestant and IRS agent as well.

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6. John Carpenter was responsible for editing, composing and co-writing the film.

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7. John Carpenter has one of the biggest and most varied resumes in the biz.

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8. John Carpenter has a voice cameo in Halloween as Annie's boyfriend on the other end of the phone.

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9. John Carpenter offered the role of Dr Loomis to Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee, two veterans of the Hammer horror films.

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10. John Carpenter composed the almost instantly iconic Halloween score in just three days.

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11. John Carpenter revisited the technique extensively in Christine, relying on the Panaglide and long dolly shots for the visual aesthetic of the movie with the movement of the camera representing the relentless and rolling nature of Christine.

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12. John Carpenter went back the the drawing board to cast Arnie, and eventually found actor Keith Gordon in a play in New York City.

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13. John Carpenter has a son, Cody, from his first marriage to actress Adrienne Barbeau.

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14. John Carpenter chose the whitewashed Kirk mask because of its eerily blank stare that fit perfectly with the Myers character.

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15. John Carpenter initially wanted actress Anne Lockhart for the role, but cast Curtis after her final audition, where she nailed the scene of Laurie looking out her window to see Michael Myers in her backyard.

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16. John Carpenter was to direct the film and the game's cutscenes and character design.

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17. John Carpenter has expressed an interest in making a film based on Dead Space.

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18. John Carpenter appeared in an episode of Animal Planet's Animal Icons titled "It Came from Japan", where he discussed his love and admiration for the original Godzilla film.

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19. John Carpenter was married to Barbeau from January 1, 1979, to 1984.

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20. Many of John Carpenter's films have been re-released on DVD as special editions with numerous bonus features.

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21. John Carpenter was an early adopter of synthesizers, since his film debut Dark Star, when he used a EMS VCS3 synth.

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22. John Carpenter has stated he feels that the 35mm Panavision anamorphic format is "the best movie system there is", preferring it to both digital and 3D film.

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23. In February 2016, John Carpenter announced a sequel to Lost Themes titled Lost Themes II, which was released on April 15, 2016.

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24. John Carpenter assembled a main cast that consisted of experienced but relatively obscure actors.

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25. The film was the first time John Carpenter worked with Debra Hill, who played prominently in the making of some of Carpenter's most important films.

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26. John Carpenter attended Western Kentucky University, where his father chaired the music department, then transferred to the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts during 1968, but quit to make his first feature film.

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27. John Carpenter was interested in films from an early age, particularly the westerns of Howard Hawks and John Ford, as well as 1950s low-budget horror films, such as The Thing from Another World and high budget science fiction like Forbidden Planet and began filming horror short films with 8 mm film even before starting high school.

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28. John Carpenter was born January 16, 1948 in Carthage, New York, the son of Milton Jean and Howard Ralph Carpenter, a music professor.

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29. John Carpenter said the season's near-statewide expansion has You never know what might show up.

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30. John Carpenter is only associated with the recently released iteration of Halloween as a collaborator, but to say he's thrilled is an understatement.

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31. John Carpenter met his future wife, actress Adrienne Barbeau, on the set of his 1978 television film Someone's Watching Me!.

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32. John Carpenter has contributed an opening narration for the retro-1980s synthwave band Gunship, for their track entitled "Tech Noir.

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33. John Carpenter acted as executive producer, co-composer, and creative consultant on a new film in the Halloween film series, titled Halloween, and released in October 2018.

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34. John Carpenter worked as director during 2005 for an episode of Showtime's Masters of Horror television series as one of the thirteen filmmakers involved in the first season.

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35. John Carpenter hired Bill Lancaster and Bill Phillips respectively to adapt the novel into different versions of the screenplay.

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36. John Carpenter received praise for his ability to make low-budget films.

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37. John Carpenter has shared an unnerving new track called 'Shudder'—listen below.

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