Hunter Carson Actor

Hunter Carson (born December 26, 1975) is an American actor, screenwriter, producer and director. Carson was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of actress Karen Black (née Ziegler) and actor, producer, screenwriter and director L. M. Kit Carson. He is stepson of Stephen Eckelberry and stepbrother of Celine Eckelberry, Stephen's daughter. He made his first national appearance in October 1976, at the age of nine months, when his mother hosted "Saturday Night Live." During her opening monologue, Black held Hunter in her arms the entire time. Carson's first acting role was in the film Paris, Texas, portraying the character of Hunter Henderson. The film Paris, Texas was adapted for the screen by his father, L. M. Kit Carson. He played Bud Bundy in an unaired early pilot of Married... with Children. Hunter is also known for his role as David Gardner in the 1986 remake of Invaders from Mars, where he co-starred with his mother Karen Black. He plays a "crazy killer boyfriend" in the 2010 horror film She's Crushed. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University.

Personal details

Date of birth
December 26th, 1975
Nationality
United States of America

Family

Parents

Education

1. Wesleyan University Colleges/University

Wesleyan University is a private liberal arts college in Middletown, Connecticut, United States founded in 1831. According to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Wesleyan is the only Baccalaureate College in the nation that emphasizes undergraduate instruction in the arts and sciences, also provides graduate research in many academic disciplines, and grants PhD degrees primarily in the sciences and mathematics. Wesleyan is the second most productive liberal arts college in the United States with respect to the number of undergraduates who go on to earn PhDs in all fields of study.

Type Mixed-sex education
Endowment
2013. 689 mil. $
2012. 616 mil. $
2010. 533 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1831
Headquarters
229 High Street, 06459 - Middletown, Connecticut
Undergraduates
2012. 2,940
2010. 2,854
2009. 2,787
Postgraduates
2012. 322
2010. 361
2009. 180
Acceptance rate
2012. 24.0 %
2010. 21.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 46.7 K $
2010. 41.8 K $
Official web page www.wesleyan.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Wesleyan University connected by profession and/or age

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Movie performances

Average rating by genre

GenreNum. of titlesAvg. rating
Drama35.9
Horror34.9
Thriller24.65

1. Grand Prix: The Winning Tale (2011)

Family
played Dad
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
93.0
Carmen Studer
,
Robert Paschall Jr.
,
Shawn Griffith
Robert Paschall Jr.
Robert Paschall Jr.
1 Show list

Grand Prix: The Winning Tale is a 2011 family film written and directed by Robert Paschall Jr.

Awards

Top cast

Courtney
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Robert Paschall Jr.
Krissi Boykin
English
United States of America

2. The Locker (2009)

Horror, Thriller
played Killer
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
96.0
Robert Paschall Jr.
1 Show list

Awards

Top cast

Patrick McMahon

3. She's Crushed (2009)

Horror, Thriller
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
90.0

She’s Crushed is a 2010 horror film directed by Patrick Johnson. Similar to themes in Fatal Attraction, She’s Crushed depicts the twisted games of love, torture, and death which lay in the hands of Tara, the disturbed intriguing girl next door. The movie was screened at the ShockerFest International Film Festival and The Spooky Film Festival. The film was released on DVD in the United States by Maverick Entertainment Group.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

4. Perfume (2001)

Drama
played Peter McMichaels
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
106.0
,
Cynthia Hargrave
,
Fredrik Sundwall
,
Nadia Leonelli
36 Show list

Perfume is a 2001 film about the fashion industry in New York City.

Awards

Top cast

Henrietta
Anthony
Camille
Phillip
Lorenzo Mancini
Gary Packer
Janice Crawford
Andrew
Roberta
Lawyer
Business Manager
Gabrielle Mancini
Sarah
J.B.
Simon
Arrianne
Posse Member
Chloe
Wilemina
Lorenzo's Relative #2
Dandy
Charlie
Francene
Irene Mancini
Hancock
Sales Manager
Model #3
Maitre D'
Posse Member #2
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Adam Plack
Rex Nicholson
Shawn Barton
English
United States of America

5. Mr. North (1988)

Comedy, Drama
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
93.0
4 Show list

Mr. North is a 1988 American comedy-drama film starring Anthony Edwards, based on the 1973 novel Theophilus North by Thornton Wilder. Directed by Danny Huston, the film became a family project; produced by John Huston, it also stars Anjelica Huston, Danny's future wife Virginia Madsen, and Allegra Huston.

Awards

Top cast

Persis Bosworth-Tennyson
Mrs. Cranston
Mr. Bosworth
Elspeth Skeel
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

6. Invaders from Mars (1986)

Horror, Sci-Fi
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
100.0
Tobe Hooper
$12M

Invaders from Mars is a 1986 science fiction horror film, directed by Tobe Hooper from a screenplay by Dan O'Bannon and Don Jakoby. It is a remake of the 1953 science fiction film Invaders from Mars, and is a reworking of that film's screenplay by Richard Blake from an original story by John Tucker Battle. Its production was instigated by Wade Williams, millionaire exhibitor, science fiction film fan and sometime writer-producer-director, who had reissued the original film in 1978 after purchasing the copyright to the property. Elaborate creature and visual effects for this remake were supplied by Stan Winston and John Dykstra.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Daniel Pearl
Invaders From Mars
English
United States of America

7. Paris, Texas (1984)

Drama
played Hunter Henderson
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
145.0
,
Don Guest
5 Show list 5 Show list

Paris, Texas is a 1984 drama film directed by Wim Wenders and starring Harry Dean Stanton, Dean Stockwell, Nastassja Kinski, and Hunter Carson. The screenplay was written by L.M. Kit Carson and playwright Sam Shepard, and the distinctive musical score was composed by Ry Cooder. The cinematography was by Robby Müller. The film was a co-production between companies in France and West Germany, and was filmed in the United States. The plot focuses on an amnesiac who, after mysteriously wandering out of the desert, attempts to revive his relationship with his brother and seven-year-old son, and to track down his former wife who abandoned their family. The film unanimously won the Palme d'Or at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival from the official jury, as well as the FIPRESCI Prize and the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury. The film has been released on DVD and Blu-ray by the Criterion Collection.

Awards

1985 David di Donatello René Clair Award
1985 German Film Award for Best Feature Film
1985 BAFTA Award for Best Direction
1984 Palme d'Or
1984 London Film Critics' Circle Award for Film of the Year

Top cast

Travis Henderson
Walt Henderson
Anne Henderson
Slater
Doctor Ulmer
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Birgitta Bjerke
Paris, Texas
English
France, United Kingdom, West Germany, United States of America

Movies directed

Title Year Budget Awards Producers Co-directors Writers External resources
SoBe Real
Comedy,Drama,Romance
2011
Alejandro Itkin
Piedad Palacios
Alejandro Itkin
Alejandro Itkin
With It
Short
2004
Perfume
Drama
2001
Cynthia Hargrave
Nadia Leonelli
Fredrik Sundwall

Wikipedia

Check Hunter Carson on wikipedia.

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