Dan O’Bannon dead

Dan O’Bannon, co-creator and star of the classic movie Dark Star, has died at the age of 63.

The best obit I found can be read here.

Oh yeah, he also wrote the screen play for a few lesser known films such as Alien and Total Recall. Very sad. I’m a big fan of Dark Star and you can see a lot of what future he, and his buddy John Carpenter, would bring to movies in there student short they made in school.


~ by cp40guy on December 18, 2009.

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