In Memory of Gordon Carroll
Date of Birth: February 2, 1928.
Place of Birth: Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Date of Death: September 20, 2005.
Cause of Death: Pneumonia.
Cast/Crew: Producer/Executive Producer.
Filmography: Alien, Aliens, Alien 3, Alien: Resurrection, Alien vs. Predator
Gordon Carroll was one of the Brandywine producers behind the Alien series of movies. Although a native of Baltimore, Gordon was raised in New York City where he was influenced by his father's love of literature. He received his education from Princeton University in advertising and after military duty as a first Lieutenant in the the Korean War, he returned to Manhattan and entered the advertising world at Foote, Cone and Belding. He began his film career in 1965 as executive producer of How to Murder Your Wife. From there he went on to produce films like Cool Hand Luke, Blue Thunder and Red Heat. Gordon's last project, which was in namesake of Brandywine Productions if nothing, was as producer of 2004's Alien vs. Predator. He is survived by his wife Lynne, brother Robert and nephew Gordon.
Rest in peace Gordon.
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