A. J. Bowen

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A. J. Bowen
Bowen at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival
Alfred Charles Bowen Jr.

(1977-12-21) December 21, 1977 (age 46)
  • Actor
  • film producer
Years active2003–present

Alfred Charles "A. J." Bowen Jr.[1] (born December 21, 1977)[2] is an American actor and producer. He starred in The Signal (2007)[3] and A Horrible Way To Die (2010).[4]

Early life[edit]

Bowen was born in Marietta, Georgia, and attended the University of Georgia along with Jacob Gentry and David Bruckner. He was initially a musician.[5]


LA Weekly called Bowen "mumblegore's go-to star".[5] He starred in The Signal (2007) and The House of the Devil (2009).[6] The first feature from his production company, Normaltown, was Maidenhead, in which he stars.[7] He also starred in Hatchet II (2010).[8] He was part of the Christmas episode of Dread Central's Dinner for Friends ("Shark Alarm 2009", the holiday edition of the site's podcast).[9] He also starred in the thriller film Rites of Spring.[10] He starred in the science fiction film Synchronicity.[11] He co-starred in the film You're Next (2011) and appeared in The Reconstruction of William Zero (2014).[12]


Year Title Role
2003 Gnome
2003 Good Friday
2004 Last Goodbye Gabriel
2006 Gnome 2
2006 Creepshow III Jerry
2007 The Signal Lewis Denton
2008 The Season Hank
2008 Maidenhead Martin
2009 The House of the Devil Victor Ulman
2010 A Horrible Way to Die Garrick Turrell
2010 Hatchet II Layton
2011 You're Next Crispian
2011 What Fun We Were Having
2011 Rites of Spring Ben Geringer
2011 Chillerama Rick Marshall
2013 The Sacrament Sam
2013 Twisted Tales Fred
2013 Grow Up, Tony Phillips Pete
2014 Faults Man in Audience
2014 The Reconstruction of William Zero Mr. Bragg
2014 The Guest Austin
2015 Synchronicity Chuck
2016 Teenage Cocktail Joseph Damone
2016 Sun Don't Shine Highway Angel
2018 Dead Night James Pollack
2019 Satanic Panic Duncan
2019 I Trapped the Devil Matt
2020 The Old Ways Carson
2021 Edge of Insanity Doctor Freeman
2022 Night Sky


  1. ^ Prokopy, Steve (2016-02-07). "Capone talks SYNCHRONICITY, NIGHT SKY and more, with actor AJ Bowen!!!". Ain't It Cool News. Retrieved 2018-12-13.
  2. ^ "AJ Bowen biography and filmography". Tribute. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
  3. ^ The Signal (2007): Triple Threat, review by Matt Zoller Seitz, The New York Times, 22 Feb. 2008
  4. ^ You're Next review by Dennis Harvey, Variety (magazine) 14 Sept. 2011. "....with genre personalities, including all three leads from A Horrible Way to Die".
  5. ^ a b Nicholson, Amy. "Mumblegore". LA Weekly. Archived from the original on 2014-09-01. Retrieved 2014-08-12.
  6. ^ A.J. Bowen Toplines 'Rites of Spring', Early Promo Art!
  7. ^ New Maidenhead Trailer Serenades Us
  8. ^ A.J. Bowen and Tom Holland Join Cast of Hatchet 2
  9. ^ Dinner For Fiends: Christmas with the Devils
  10. ^ School's Out Forever: A Visit to the Set of Padraig Reynolds' 'Rites of Spring'!
  11. ^ How to Throw a “SUPER PSYCHO SWEET 16” Party (with exclusive photos) Archived March 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  12. ^ Collis, Clark (2015-04-06). "A.J. Bowen goes into deep freeze in exclusive clip from sci-fi film The Reconstruction of William Zero". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2015-09-04.

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