Larry Cohen

  • Celebrity
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Director, Screenwriter, producer
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Fast Facts

  • Served as a private in the U.S. Army after graduating from college.
  • Worked as a page at the NBC building in New York's Rockefeller Center.
  • Began writing TV scripts in the 1960s, including for the series The Fugitive and The Defenders.
  • Made his directorial debut with the 1972 black comedy Bone.
  • Received the Saturn Awards' George Pal Memorial Award in 1987.
  • His script for the thriller Phone Booth (2002) was the subject of a bidding war before Twentieth Century Fox landed it.
  • All five children with his ex-wife, producer Janelle Webb, have worked on or appeared in his movies.

Relationships

  • Melissa Cohen — Daughter
  • Janelle Webb — Ex-wife
  • Louis Cohen — Son
  • Bob Cohen — Son
  • Pamela Cohen — Daughter
  • Cynthia Costas Cohen — Wife
  • Jill Gatsby — Daughter

College

  • City University of New York, City College, New York, New York, United States (BA in Film, 1963)

Details

  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Director, Screenwriter, producer