Tommy Lee Wallace

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Tommy Lee Wallace (born October 8, 1949) is an American film producer, director and screenwriter. He is best known for directing Halloween III: Season of the Witch and It. Born Thomas Lee Wallace in Somerset, Kentucky to Robert G. Wallace, and his wife Kathleen Wallace. He has one sister, Linda. He grew up in Bowling Green, KY and attended high school at Western Kentucky University teachers training school (aka College High). BFA in Design from Ohio University, Athens, OH MFA program (five semesters) in Film production at University Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Wallace entered the film business from USC film school, starting as an art director and editor for commercials and industrial films. In 1976 he worked as sound effects editor and art director on Assault on Precinct 13, directed by longtime friend John Carpenter, with whom he had previously worked on 1974's Dark Star, a low budget science fiction comedy that started life as a student film and took years to make. In 1978, he served as production designer and editor of Halloween, also directed by Carpenter. (He gave co-editing credit to his Assistant Editor, Charles Bornstein.


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