Larry Cohen

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Cohen in October 2010

Lawrence G. Cohen (July 15, 1941 – March 23, 2019) was an American movie producer, director and screenwriter. He is best known as a B-movie auteur of horror and science fiction movies. He directed the movies Hell Up in Harlem (1973), It's Alive (1974) and The Stuff (1985). He also wrote the screenplays of the movies Phone Booth (2002), Cellular (2004) and Captivity (2007). Cohen was born in Washington Heights in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

Cohen died on March 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. He was 77.[1]

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  1. Koseluk, Chris (March 24, 2019). "Larry Cohen, Writer-Director of 'It's Alive' and 'Hell Up in Harlem,' Dies at 77". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 25, 2019.

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