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Don Houghton
Don Houghton
Gender: Male
Medium(s): Film
Roles: Writer; Producer; Associate producer
Date of birth: February 2nd, 1930
Place of birth: Paris, France
Date of death: July 2nd, 1991
1st Horror: Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)

Donald "Don" Houghton was a film screenwriter, producer and associate producer. He was born in Paris, France on February 2nd, 1930. In the horror genre, Don Houghton is best known for his work on the Hammer Film Productions Dracula series, and was a writer on three films from that line.

Don's first horror work for Hammer was the 1972 film Dracula A.D. 1972, in which he was the screenwriter on the movie. He followed this up with its immediate sequel, The Satanic Rites of Dracula in 1973. Don was also an associate producer on this film. In 1974, he worked on his last movie for Hammer, Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires, in which he was credited as screenwriter and producer.

Don Hougton passed away on July 2nd, 1991 at the age of 61.

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  • Also wrote the "Inferno" and "The Mind of Evil" storylines for the original Doctor Who TV series.
  • Was a regular writer on The Flaxton Boys.
  • Don Houghton also wrote for radio serials during the 1950s.

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