Gordon Carroll
Gordon Carroll
Biographical information
Birth name

Charles Gordon Carroll III


February 2, 1928
Baltimore, Maryland


May 20, 2005
Los Angeles, California

First credit How to Murder Your Wife (1965 Executive Producer)
Further information
Link(s) IMDb

Gordon Carroll was an American film producer. He also Co-founded "Brandywine Productions" with David Giler and Walter Hill, a film company most famously associated with the Alien film series, which he also produced all four Alien films along with Giler and Hill.

Alien franchise creditEdit


Other creditsEdit

  • How to Murder Your Wife (1965)
  • Cool Hand Luke (1967)
  • The April Fool (1969)
  • Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
  • Blue Thunder (1983)
  • The Best of Times (1986)
  • Red Heat (1988)
  • AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)

Biographical informationEdit

Career lifeEdit

Gordon was raised in New York 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 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 (1967), Blue Thunder (1983) and Red Heat (1988).


Gordon died on September 20, 2005 in Los Angeles, California.