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Moustapha Akkad
Moustapha Akkad
Gender: Male
Medium(s): Film
Roles: Producer
Date of birth: July 1st, 1930
Place of birth: Aleppo, Syria
Date of death: November 11th, 2005
Place of death: Jordan
Notable works: Halloween
1st Horror: Halloween (1978)

Moustapha Akkad was a Syrian film producer born in the city of Aleppo on July 1st, 1930. He is often recognized as the "grandfather of the Halloween franchise". [1]

Moustapha Akkad died on November 11th, 2005 from injuries he sustained during a terrorist bombing at a hotel in Jordan. [2] His work in the Halloween franchise was succeeded by his son, Malek Akkad, who co-produced the revival series beginning with the 2007 remake of Halloween directed by Rob Zombie.

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  • Was an Arabic Muslem.
  • Directed the 1981 film Lion of the Desert.

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