Larry Cohen


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  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/15/1941, Cancer
  • Profession: Director; screenwriter, producer
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VIDEO: Negative Reaction

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Negative Reaction
Subscription | Netflix
Length: 01:35:13
Aired: 10/7/1973

When well-known photographer Paul Galesko's wife is killed, the clues point to an ex-convict. But Columbo smells something fishy and digs deeper into the case. Dick Van Dyke, Joyce Van Patten and Larry Storch guest star. watch

VIDEO: Fighting the Filibuster

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Fighting the Filibuster
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Length: 57:00
Aired: 1/18/2013

Our last stand to fight the filibuster and save democracy. watch

VIDEO: Pick Me Up

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Pick Me Up
Free | Hulu
Length: 58:12
Aired: 1/20/2006

On a desolate stretch of mountain road two urban myths collide in a night of carnage - Wheeler is a friendly truck driver who slaughters hitchhikers. Walker is a charming hitchhiker who butchers anyone who gives him a ride. Directed by Larry Cohen. watch


Cellular Scene: Possible Kidnapping
Cellular Scene: I've Been Kidnapped
The Private Files Of J. Edgar Hoover

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Tales from the Script

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Year Title Description
2009 Tales From The Script Movie, Actor
2007 Captivity Movie, Writer
2006 Hitchcocked! TV Show Series, Remarks by
2004 Cellular Movie, Source
2003 Phone Booth Movie, Writer

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Cellular Scribe's Phone Phobia

How's this for a Hollywood believe-it-or-not? Cellular and Phone Booth scribe Larry Cohen is phonophobic. "Telephones are the scourge of modern existence," Cohen tells TV Guide Online. "They bring this voice from nowhere into your life — that can be frightening. Anybody can call you. "When I start to work on a script," he adds, "I take the phone off the hook and put it in a drawer until I'm finished working. I don't want my train of thought interrupted. Now that everybody's got a cell phone, there's no privacy or peace... [there's] people on phones in the car, in restaurants, even in public rest rooms! That's why I don't have a cell phone — I'm afraid someone might call me." The 66-year-old veteran writer and director, whose maverick movies include the killer-baby picture It's Al read more


Larry Cohen: The Radical Allegories of an Independent Filmmaker, Rev. Ed.
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