John Carl Buechler

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John Carl Buechler (June 18, 1952 – March 18, 2019) was an American special make-up effects artist, movie director, producer, screenwriter, and actor. He was best known for his work on horror and science-fiction movies. He directed the movies Troll, Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood, Cellar Dweller, and Ghoulies III: Ghoulies Go to College.

His work includes Ghoulies, From Beyond, Troll, TerrorVision, Dolls, Prison, A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, and Hatchet.

Buechler was born in Belleville, Illinois. In February 2019, Buechler was diagnosed with stage four prostate cancer.[1] He died from the disease on March 18, 2019 in Los Angeles at the age of 66.[2][3]

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  1. Squires, John (February 15, 2019). "Makeup Master John Carl Buechler is Battling Cancer and Needs Our Help". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved February 24, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Viessing, Etan (March 18, 2019). "Legendary Horror Director and SFX Artist John Carl Buechler Dies at 66". The Hollywood Reporter. Los Angeles: Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group (Valence Media). Retrieved March 18, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. Evanson, Landon (March 18, 2019). "HORROR LEGEND JOHN CARL BUECHLER HAS PASSED AWAY". Horror Geek Life. Retrieved March 18, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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