Born on January 16, 1948 in Carthage, NY
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A director whose quick-witted and full-blooded approach to genre filmmaking has won him both mainstream success and a cult following, John Carpenter was born in Carthage, NY, in 1948. Read Full Biography
by Eric Larnick
The summer of 1982 produced a heap of landmark sci-fi blockbusters like "E.T.," "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" and "Blade Runner." There was so muc...