Pierce, Arthur C.

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Name
Pierce, Arthur C. Gender: M
Arthur Calhoun Pierce
born on 8 September 1923 at 11:30 (= 11:30 AM )
Place Dallas, Texas, 32n47, 96w48
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 15°01' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 16°44 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 22°29'



Biography

American screenwriter and director specialising in low budget science fiction films. His first screenwriting work was 1959's The Cosmic Man starring John Carradine. Pierce then wrote the screenplay for Beyond the Time Barrier for Robert Clarke and Edgar G. Ulmer. This was a low-budget film designed to exploit The Time Machine (1960 film), Pierce also appeared as one of the mutants.

Renowned and typecast for low budget science fiction, Pierce worked his way up to producing and directing The Human Duplicators and Mutiny in Outer Space both without credit. Pierce's first directoral credit was Women of the Prehistoric Planet (1965) and the non science fiction The Las Vegas Hillbillys in (1966). Pierce also wrote several spy-fi films The Human Duplicators (1965), Dimension 5 and The Destructors both in 1966.

He died on 17 November 1987.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand, submitted by Sy Scholfield.

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Low budget science fiction films)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer (Low budget science fiction films)
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Screenwriter)
  • Vocation : Writers : Sci-Fi/ Fantasy/ Horror