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Gordon Carroll

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Occupation  Film producer
Alma mater  Princeton University
Role  Film producer

Name  Gordon Carroll
Years active  1968–2005
Siblings  Robert Carroll
Full Name  Charles Gordon Carroll III
Born  February 2, 1928 (1928-02-02) Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Notable work  Alien (1979) Aliens (1986)
Family  Robert Carroll (brother)
Died  May 20, 2005, Los Angeles, California, United States
Movies  Alien, Alien 3, Alien: Resurrection, Alien vs Predator, Red Heat
Similar People  David Giler, Walter Hill, Ronald Shusett, Dan O'Bannon, Terry Rawlings

Gordon Carroll - Producer


Gordon Carroll (February 2, 1928 – May 20, 2005) was an American film producer. He is known for his work on Alien (1979), Aliens (1986), and Alien 3 (1992). He died on September 20, 2005 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He also co-founded Brandywine Productions with David Giler and Walter Hill, a film company most famously associated with the Alien series of films.

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Early life and career

Gordon was raised in New York City where he was influenced by his father's love of literature. He received his education from Princeton University in advertising and after military duty as a first lieutenant in the Korean War, he returned to Manhattan and entered the advertising world at Foote, Cone & Belding. He began his film career in 1965 as executive producer of How to Murder Your Wife. From there he went on to produce films like Cool Hand Luke (1967), Blue Thunder (1983) and Red Heat (1988).

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Gordon Carroll Wikipedia


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