Famous screenwriter who is best known for his Phantasm series, as well as The Beastmaster.
Before enrolling in film school, his short films received tons of awards and recognition.
The first Phantasm film was a huge success, winning the Special Jury Prize at the Festival du Cinema Fantastique in France.
He was raised in Long Beach to a family that had no interest in film or television. His daughter Chloe Coscarelli is a renowned chef.
He wrote The Beastmaster, which starred actor Marc Singer.