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Chappelle, Joe 1961–



Born 1961, in New Jersey; married Coleen Griffen (a producer). Education: George Washington University, degree in political science; Northwestern University, M.F.A., film, 1985.

Addresses: Agent Paul Alan Smith, Broder/Webb/Chervin/Silbermann, 9242 Beverly Blvd., Suite 200, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Director, producer, and writer. Also director of television commercials.

Awards, Honors: Golden Athena Award, best short film, Athens International Film Festival, 1986, for Descent; Hugo Best of Show Award, Chicago International Film Festival, 1990, for commercial work; Mystfest Award nomination, best film, 1995, for Thieves Quartet; DVD Premiere Award nomination, best director, 2003, for The Skulls II.


Film Director:

Descent (short film), 1985.

Thieves Quartet, Headliner, 1994.

Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (also known as Halloween 666: Curse of Michael Myers, Halloween: The Origin of Michael Myers, and Hall6ween ), Dimension Films, 1995.

(Uncredited) Hellraiser: Bloodline (also known as Hellraiser IV and Hellraiser IV: Bloodline Story ), Miramax/Dimension Films, 1996.

Phantoms (also known as Dean Koontz's Phantoms ), Miramax/Dimension Films, 1998.

Takedown (also known as Hackers 2: Takedown ), Dimension Films, 2000.

The Skulls II, Universal, 2002.

Television Work; Series:

Producer and (with others) director, C.S.I.: Miami, CBS, 20022003.

Television Director; Episodic:

"Soup to Nuts," Wolf Lake, CBS, 2001.

"Legend of Lost Lenore," Wolf Lake, UPN, 2002.

"Emergence," Witchblade, TNT, 2002.

"One Arrest," The Wire, HBO, 2002.

"Peacemakers," The Agency, CBS, 2002.

"Elite Meat to Eat," The Agency, CBS, 2002.

"Upgrade," The Twilight Zone, UPN, 2002.

"To Protect and Serve," The Twilight Zone, UPN, 2002.

Television Director; Movies:

Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula (also known as Dark Prince: Legend of Dracula ), USA Network, 2000.



Thieves Quartet, Headliner, 1994.

Takedown (also known as Hackers 2: Takedown ), Dimension Films, 2000.

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