Lewis John Carlino

American film director and screenwriter

Lewis John Carlino (January 1, 1932 – June 17, 2020) was an American screenwriter and director. He was born in New York City.

His best known works were The Fox, The Brotherhood, The Mechanic, The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden, Resurrection, and The Great Santini.

Carlino died on June 17, 2020 in Whidbey Island, Washington from blood cancer, aged 88.[1]


  1. "Lewis John Carlino, Writer and Director of 'The Great Santini,' Dies at 88". Retrieved June 23, 2020.