Nicholas Carpenter

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Nicholas Andre Carpenter [1][2] is an American film director. He worked as a set production assistant on TV and on films such as Thank You for Smoking (2005) before going on to direct the 2009 horror anthology The Telling.[3]

Early life[edit]

Nicholas Carpenter is the son of Scott Carpenter, one of the original Mercury astronauts, and Maria Roach Carpenter, daughter of film producer Hal Roach. Carpenter has a brother, Matthew Scott; four half-siblings from his father's first marriage, Marc Scott, Kristen Elaine, Candace Noxon and Robyn Jay; and a half sibling from his father's third marriage, Zachary Scott. Carpenter grew up in Los Angeles, where his father made his home after retiring from NASA in 1969.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

In 2015 Carpenter became engaged to Bridget Marquardt.[4]


  1. ^ a b Gray, Tara. "M. Scott Carpenter", "40th Anniversary of the Mercury 7". Accessed January 9, 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Carpenter". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Retrieved February 22, 2013 .
  3. ^ Beale, Lauren. (August 22, 2009). "Actress/model Bridget Marquardt buys in Sherman Oaks". Los Angeles Times
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