Charles B. Pierce

Screenwriter / Film Producer / Film Director / Actor / Cinematographer | * 06/16/1938 († 71, 03/05/2010) | Hammond, Indiana (United States of America (USA))
Charles Bryant Pierce (June 16, 1938 – March 5, 2010) was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, set decorator, cinematographer, and actor. Pierce directed thirteen films over the span of 26 years, but is best known for his cult hits The Legend of Boggy Creek (1973) and The Town that Dreaded Sundown (1976). An Arkansas resident most of his life, Pierce made his directorial debut with Boggy Creek, a faux documentary-style film inspired by the legend of the Bigfoot-like Fouke Monster. Pierce followed that with several inexpensive, regional films set in the southern United States, including The Town that Dreaded Sundown, based on the true story of the Phantom Killer murders in Texarkana. Pierce continued directing films into the 1980s. He is credited with co-writing the story for the Clint Eastwood film Sudden Impact (with Earl E. Smith). After years of pressure from producers, Pierce directed a Boggy Creek s... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Horror | Thriller | Western

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Movies with Charles B. Pierce as Actor(6)

as Man in Diner2014 The Town that Dreaded Sundown
as Preacher1986 The Aurora Encounter
as Patrolman A.C. Benson1976 The Town That Dreaded Sundown
as Ferd Hankins1976 The Winds of Autumn

Movies with Charles B. Pierce as Crew(33)

Directing/Director1997 Renfroe's Christmas
Directing/Director1987 Hawken's Breed
Writing/Writer1987 Hawken's Breed
Directing/Director1983 Sacred Ground
Writing/Writer1983 Sacred Ground
Writing/Story1983 Sudden Impact
Directing/Director1979 The Evictors
Writing/Writer1979 The Evictors
Directing/Director1978 The Norseman
Writing/Writer1978 The Norseman
Production/Producer1978 The Norseman
Directing/Director1977 Grayeagle
Writing/Writer1977 Grayeagle
Production/Producer1977 Grayeagle
Directing/Director1976 The Town That Dreaded Sundown
Production/Producer1976 The Town That Dreaded Sundown
Directing/Director1976 The Winds of Autumn
Production/Producer1976 The Winds of Autumn
Writing/Original Story1976 The Winds of Autumn
Crew/Presenter1976 The Winds of Autumn
Directing/Director1975 Winterhawk
Writing/Screenplay1975 Winterhawk
Production/Producer1975 Winterhawk
Directing/Director1974 Bootleggers
Writing/Story1974 Bootleggers
Art/Set Decoration1973 Scream Blacula Scream
Art/Set Decoration1973 The Night Strangler
Directing/Director1972 The Legend of Boggy Creek
Production/Producer1972 The Legend of Boggy Creek
Camera/Director of Photography1972 The Legend of Boggy Creek

Full Name: Charles Pierce
Born: Thursday, 06/16 1938 (June) in Hammond, Indiana (United States of America (USA))
Died: Friday, 03/05 2010 (March) in Dover (aged: 71)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Hampton High School
Children: Chuck Pierce Jr.
Charles B. Pierce frequently works together with these people:
Earl E. Smith (11x, Crew)
Jimmy Clem (7x, Actor)
Jack Elam (6x, Actor)
Chuck Pierce Jr. (5x, Actor)
Steve Lyons (5x, Actor)
Joe Catalanotto (4x, Crew)
Dennis Fimple (4x, Actor)
Samuel Z. Arkoff (3x, Crew)
Serene Hedin (3x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:619921, Added: 10/21/2018, Last updated: 01/17/2023