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Also Known As: Joseph Alves, Joseph Alves Jr. Died:
Born: May 21, 1938 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: San Leandro, California, USA Profession: production designer, director

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Alves has designed three feature for Steven Spielberg, including "Jaws" (1975) and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" (1977), for which he earned an Oscar nomination. He created a memorably derelict Gotham City for John Carpenter's science-fiction adventure, "Escape from New York" (1981) and served as visual consultant on Carpenter's "Starman" (1984). Alves made an inauspicious directing debut with "Jaws 3-D" (1983).

Alves has designed three feature for Steven Spielberg, including "Jaws" (1975) and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" (1977), for which he earned an Oscar nomination. He created a memorably derelict Gotham City for John Carpenter's science-fiction adventure, "Escape from New York" (1981) and served as visual consultant on Carpenter's "Starman" (1984). Alves made an inauspicious directing debut with "Jaws 3-D" (1983).

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DIRECTOR:

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  Starman (1984) 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
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  Jaws III (1982) Director
3.
  Jaws 2 (1978) 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)

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1969:
Worked as production designer of "Winning"
1974:
First collaboration with Steven Spielberg, "The Sugarland Express"
1981:
First collaboration with John Carpenter, "Escape From New York"
1983:
Feature directing debut, "Jaws 3-D"
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