Daniel Thomas "Dan" O'Bannon was an American motion-picture screenwriter, director and occasional actor, usually in the science fiction and horror genres. O'Bannon was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Bertha and Thomas Sidney O'Bannon, a carpenter. He attended the University of Southern California , where he met John Carpenter and collaborated with him on the 45-minute USC School of Cinema-Television short Dark Star . Carpenter expanded the short into a feature which was released in 1974 with a final budget of only US$60,000. O'Bannon served in a number of capacities, including...
|Birthdate:||September 30, 1946|
|Birthplace:||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Date of death:||December 17, 2009|
|Education:||University of Southern California|
|Also known as:||Daniel Thomas O'Bannon, Daniel Thomas O’Bannon|