Nick Castle

Writer, Director, Actor

Writer, Director, Actor


Nick Castle was born on September 21, 1947 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Nicholas Charles Castle Jr. He is a writer and director, known for The Last Starfighter (1984), The Boy Who Could Fly (1986) and Escape from New York (1981). He has been married to Mary Charlene Napp since December 31, 1981. They have one child.
Birth date
1947-09-21
Awards
4 wins & 4 nominations.
Height
5' 10¼" (1.78 m)

Known For


The Last Starfighter
The Last Starfighter
Director (1984)
Escape from New York
Escape from New York
Writer (1981)
Delivering Milo
Delivering Milo
Director (2001)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterA Fandemic: 50 Fans Celebrate 50 Years of Cinema
(characters)
2021
WriterLockout
(based on "Escape from New York" written by - uncredited)
2012
WriterAugust Rush
(screenplay) / (story)
2007
WriterEscape from L.A.
(characters)
1996
WriterHook
(screen story)
1991
WriterShangri-La Plaza
(TV Movie)
1990
WriterTap
(written by)
1989
WriterThe Boy Who Could Fly
(written by)
1986
WriterTag: The Assassination Game1982
WriterPray TV
(TV Movie)
1981
WriterEscape from New York
(written by)
1981
WriterSkatetown, U.S.A.
(screenplay) / (story)
1979
WriterThe Resurrection of Broncho Billy
(Short) (story)
1970
RoleTitleYear
DirectorMore Than Rivals
(pre-production)
DirectorConnors' War
(Video)
2006
DirectorThe Seat Filler2004
Director'Twas the Night
(TV Movie)
2001
DirectorDelivering Milo2001
DirectorMr. Wrong1996
DirectorMajor Payne1995
DirectorDennis the Menace1993
DirectorShangri-La Plaza
(TV Movie)
1990
DirectorTap1989
DirectorAmazing Stories
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The 21-Inch Sun (1987)
1987
DirectorThe Boy Who Could Fly1986
DirectorThe Last Starfighter1984
DirectorTag: The Assassination Game1982
RoleTitleYear
ActorHalloween Ends
(announced) The Shape
2022
ActorHalloween Kills
(completed) The Shape
2021
ActorHalloween
The Shape
2018/I
ActorThe Coupe de Villes: Big Trouble in Little China
(Video short) Nick Castle
1986
ActorThe Boy Who Could Fly
The Coupe de Villes
1986
ActorEscape from New York
Pianist (uncredited)
1981
ActorHalloween
The Shape
1978
ActorDark Star
Alien (uncredited)
1974
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackThe Boy Who Could Fly
(lyrics: "Back of the Bus") / (performer: "Back of the Bus")
1986
SoundtrackPray TV
(TV Movie) (lyrics: "Billy Bob Jingle", "Happy Ending") / (music: "Billy Bob Jingle", "Happy Ending")
1981
SoundtrackManhattan Angel
(writer: "Candy Store Blues")
1949
RoleTitleYear
CinematographerThe Resurrection of Broncho Billy
(Short)
1970
RoleTitleYear
Camera and Electrical DepartmentDark Star
(camera assistant)
1974
RoleTitleYear
ComposerShangri-La Plaza
(TV Movie)
1990
RoleTitleYear
ProducerShangri-La Plaza
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1990
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewMama's Family
(TV Series) (concept - 1 episode) - Mama's Girls (1988) ... (concept)
1988
RoleTitleYear
ThanksInto the Mystic Night - an interview with Coupe DeVilles member Nick Castle
(Documentary) (thanks)
2019
ThanksHorror Talk Movie Reviews
(TV Series) (very special thanks - 1 episode) - Halloween (2017) ... (very special thanks)
2017
ThanksMyers: Rise of the Boogeyman
(Short) (special thanks)
2011
ThanksEscape from New Jersey
(special thanks)
2010
ThanksReturn to 'Escape from New York'
(Video documentary short) (special thanks)
2003
RoleTitleYear
SelfIn Search of Tomorrow
(Documentary) (filming) Self - Interviewee
2021
SelfIn Search of Darkness: Part II
(Documentary) Self - Interviewee
2020
SelfIn Search of Darkness
(Documentary) Self - Halloween
2019
SelfWJBK: Fox 2 Detroit News
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 17 May 2019 (2019) ... Self
2019
SelfPurgatory: Entering John Carpenter's 'Escape From New York'
(Video documentary) Self
2018
SelfThe Night She Came Home!!
(Video documentary) Self
2013
SelfHollywood Ramblings at TFW 2013
(Documentary short) Self
2013
SelfYou Can't Kill the Bogeyman
(Documentary short) Self
2012
SelfHalloween: The Inside Story
(TV Movie documentary) Self / The Shape
2010
SelfHalloween: Faces of Fear
(Documentary short) Self
2007
SelfJohn Carpenter: Fear Is Just the Beginning... The Man and His Movies
(Video documentary) Self
2004
SelfReturn to 'Escape from New York'
(Video documentary short) Self
2003
Self'Halloween': A Cut Above the Rest
(TV Movie documentary) Self / The Shape
2003
SelfBoogeymen: The Killer Compilation
(Video documentary) Michael Myers / The Shape (Halloween) (uncredited)
2001
Self'Halloween' Unmasked 2000
(Video documentary short) Self
1999
SelfCrossing the Frontier: Making 'The Last Starfighter'
(Video documentary short) Self
1999
SelfA Menace Named Dennis
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1993
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageLes Chroniques du Mea
(TV Series) Self - Hook (1991) (2020) ... Self
2020
Archive footageCinemassacre's Monster Madness
(TV Series documentary) The Shape - Halloween (2011) ... The Shape - Halloween (2007) ... The Shape
2007-2011
Archive footageGoing to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film
(Documentary) Self
2006
Archive footageHalloween: 25 Years of Terror
(Video documentary) Self
2006
Archive footageThe American Nightmare
(Documentary) Self
2000
Archive footageTerror in the Aisles
(Documentary) The Shape (uncredited)
1984