Larry Cohen

Film Director / Film Producer / Screenwriter | * 07/15/1941 († 77, 03/24/2019) | Kingston, New York (United States of America (USA))
Lawrence George Cohen (July 15, 1936 – March 23, 2019) was an American filmmaker. He originally emerged as the writer of blaxploitation films such as Black Caesar and Hell Up In Harlem (both 1973), before becoming known as an author of horror and science fiction films — often containing police procedural and satirical elements — during the 1970s and 1980s. His directorial works include It's Alive (1974) and its sequels, God Told Me To (1976), The Stuff (1985) and A Return to Salem's Lot (1987). Early in his career, Cohen was a prolific television writer, creating series such as Branded, Blue Light, Coronet Blue, and ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Horror | Thriller

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Larry Cohen

The George Pal Memorial Award
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Movies with Larry Cohen as Actor(24)

TV Shows/Series with Larry Cohen as Actor(1)

Movies with Larry Cohen as Crew(101)

Writing/Writer2010 Messages Deleted
Writing/Screenplay2008 It's Alive
Writing/Characters2008 It's Alive
Writing/Original Story2008 Connected
Writing/Writer2007 Captivity
Directing/Director2006 Pick Me Up
Writing/Story2004 Cellular
Writing/Screenplay2003 Phone Booth
Writing/Screenplay1998 Misbegotten
Writing/Teleplay1998 The Defenders: Choice of Evils
Writing/Author1996 Uncle Sam
Writing/Screenplay1996 The Ex
Writing/Writer1996 Invasion of Privacy
Writing/Teleplay1996 Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Ice
Writing/Original Story1996 The Tourist
Directing/Director1996 Original Gangstas
Writing/Characters1995 The Invaders
Writing/Writer1995 The Expert
Directing/Director1995 As Good as Dead
Production/Producer1995 As Good as Dead
Writing/Writer1995 As Good as Dead
Production/Co-Producer1993 Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence
Writing/Characters1993 Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence
Writing/Screenstory1993 Body Snatchers
Writing/Writer1993 Guilty as Sin
Directing/Director1990 The Ambulance
Writing/Writer1990 The Ambulance
Production/Producer1990 Maniac Cop 2
Writing/Writer1990 Maniac Cop 2
Directing/Director1989 Wicked Stepmother
Production/Executive Producer1989 Wicked Stepmother
Writing/Writer1989 Wicked Stepmother
Production/Producer1988 Maniac Cop
Writing/Writer1988 Maniac Cop
Writing/Writer1987 Best Seller
Directing/Director1987 A Return to Salem's Lot
Production/Executive Producer1987 A Return to Salem's Lot
Writing/Screenplay1987 A Return to Salem's Lot
Writing/Story1987 A Return to Salem's Lot
Directing/Director1987 Deadly Illusion
Writing/Writer1987 Deadly Illusion
Directing/Director1985 The Stuff
Production/Executive Producer1985 The Stuff
Writing/Writer1985 The Stuff
Writing/Story1984 Scandalous
Directing/Director1984 Perfect Strangers
Writing/Writer1984 Perfect Strangers
Directing/Director1984 Special Effects
Writing/Writer1984 Special Effects
Writing/Story1983 Women of San Quentin
Directing/Director1982 Q
Production/Producer1982 Q
Writing/Writer1982 Q
Writing/Screenplay1982 I, the Jury
Directing/Director1981 See China and Die
Writing/Writer1981 See China and Die
Directing/Director1981 Full Moon High
Production/Producer1981 Full Moon High
Writing/Screenplay1981 Full Moon High
Directing/Director1978 It Lives Again
Production/Producer1978 It Lives Again
Writing/Writer1978 It Lives Again
Writing/Characters1978 It Lives Again
Production/Producer1977 The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover
Writing/Writer1977 Calling Doctor Storm, M.D.
Directing/Director1976 God Told Me To
Production/Producer1976 God Told Me To
Writing/Screenplay1976 God Told Me To
Writing/Writer1975 Man on the Outside
Writing/Story1974 Shootout in a One-Dog Town
Directing/Director1974 It's Alive
Production/Producer1974 It's Alive
Writing/Writer1974 It's Alive
Directing/Director1973 Hell Up In Harlem
Production/Producer1973 Hell Up In Harlem
Writing/Screenplay1973 Hell Up In Harlem
Directing/Director1973 Black Caesar
Production/Producer1973 Black Caesar
Writing/Writer1973 Black Caesar
Directing/Director1972 Bone
Production/Producer1972 Bone
Writing/Writer1972 Bone
Writing/Writer1971 In Broad Daylight
Writing/Screenplay1970 El Condor
Writing/Screenplay1969 Scream Baby Scream
Writing/Story1969 Scream Baby Scream
Writing/Story1969 Daddy's Gone A-Hunting
Writing/Screenplay1969 Daddy's Gone A-Hunting
Writing/Idea1968 The Legend of Custer
Writing/Screenplay1966 Return of the Seven
Writing/Writer1966 I Deal In Danger

TV Shows/Series with Larry Cohen as Crew(7)

Directing/Director2005 Masters of Horror
Creator/Creator1972 Cool Million
Creator/Creator1967 Coronet Blue
Creator/Creator1965 Branded
Writing/Writer1963 The Fugitive
Writing/Story1963 The Fugitive
Writing/Writer1961 The Defenders

Full Name: Larry Cohen
Born: Tuesday, 07/15 1941 (July) in Kingston, New York (United States of America (USA))
Died: Sunday, 03/24 2019 (March) in Los Angeles (aged: 77)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: City College of New York
Member of: Writers Guild of America, West
Siblings: Ronni Chasen
Other names for Larry Cohen (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Laurence Robert Cohen"
"Lawrence George Cohen"
"Lawrence Cohen"
"Lawrence G. Cohen"
Larry Cohen frequently works together with these people:
James Dixon (20x, Actor)
Rick Baker (11x, Crew)
Joe Dante (10x, Actor)
Laurene Landon (10x, Actress)
William Lustig (9x, Crew)
Elijah Drenner (8x, Crew)
Janelle Webb (8x, Crew)
Jill Gatsby (8x, Actress)
Armond Lebowitz (8x, Crew)
Fenton Hamilton (8x, Crew)
Paul Kurta (8x, Crew)
Harry Townes (7x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:5599, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/24/2024