Larry Cohen

Larry Cohen

  • Birthday: 1941-07-15
  • Deathday: 2019-03-24
  • Place of birth: Kingston, New York, USA
  • Also know as: Laurence Robert Cohen


Lawrence George Cohen (July 15, 1941 – March 23, 2019) was an American screenwriter, producer, and director of film and television, best known as a B-movie auteur of horror and science fiction films — often containing police procedural and satirical elements — during the 1970s and 1980s, such as It's Alive (1974), God Told Me To (1976), It Lives Again (1978), The Stuff (1985) and A Return to Salem's Lot (1987). After that, he concentrated mainly on screenwriting, including Phone Booth (2002), Cellular (2004) and Captivity (2007). Description above from the Wikipedia article Larry Cohen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​