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Al Adamson

Film Director / Film Producer / Screenwriter | * 07/25/1929 († 65, 06/21/1995) | Hollywood, California (United States of America (USA))
Albert Victor Adamson Jr. (July 25, 1929 – June 21, 1995) was an American filmmaker and actor known as a prolific director of B-grade horror and exploitation films throughout the 1960s and 1970s. The son of silent film stars Denver Dixon and Dolores Booth, Adamson began his career in the film industry at a young age and began directing in the early 1960s, in total, helming 33 feature films. Many of his films, such as Psycho A-Go-Go, Blood of Ghastly Horror, and Dracula vs. Frankenstein, went on to gain cult status. After marrying his long-time star Regina Carrol, Adamson retired from filmmaking to pursue a career in real estate (Carrol died in 1992). In 1995, Adamson was murdered by a live-in contractor whom he had hired to work on his house, and he was subsequently buried beneath his floor. His death and the subsequent trial led to renewed publicity, and was the subject of several true crime television documentaries. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Drama | Horror

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Movies with Al Adamson as Actor(5)

as Uncredited1976 Black Heat
as Earthly Vampire1970 Horror of the Blood Monsters
as Travis1965 Psycho a Go-Go
as Escobar1960 Half Way to Hell

Movies with Al Adamson as Crew(49)

Directing/Director1983 Lost
Directing/Director1981 Carnival Magic
Directing/Director1978 Doctor Dracula
Directing/Director1978 Death Dimension
Directing/Director1978 Sunset Cove
Directing/Director1978 Nurse Sherri
Writing/Idea1978 Nurse Sherri
Directing/Director1977 Cinderella 2000
Production/Producer1977 Cinderella 2000
Directing/Director1977 Black Samurai
Directing/Director1976 Uncle Tom's Cabin
Directing/Director1976 Black Heat
Production/Producer1976 Black Heat
Directing/Director1975 The Naughty Stewardesses
Directing/Director1975 Jessi's Girls
Directing/Director1975 Blazing Stewardesses
Directing/Director1974 Dynamite Brothers
Directing/Director1974 Mean Mother
Directing/Director1974 Girls for Rent
Production/Producer1973 Cry Rape
Directing/Director1972 Lash of Lust
Directing/Director1972 Angels' Wild Women
Writing/Writer1972 Angels' Wild Women
Production/Producer1972 Doomsday Voyage
Directing/Director1971 Dracula vs. Frankenstein
Production/Producer1971 Dracula vs. Frankenstein
Directing/Director1971 Brain of Blood
Production/Producer1971 Brain of Blood
Directing/Director1971 Nurses for Sale
Directing/Director1971 The Female Bunch
Directing/Director1970 Blood of Dracula's Castle
Production/Producer1970 Blood of Dracula's Castle
Directing/Director1970 Horror of the Blood Monsters
Production/Producer1970 Horror of the Blood Monsters
Directing/Director1970 Hell's Bloody Devils
Production/Producer1970 Hell's Bloody Devils
Directing/Director1969 Satan's Sadists
Production/Producer1969 Satan's Sadists
Production/Producer1969 Five Bloody Graves
Directing/Director1969 Five Bloody Graves
Directing/Director1967 Blood of Ghastly Horror
Writing/Story1967 Blood of Ghastly Horror
Production/Producer1967 Blood of Ghastly Horror
Directing/Director1965 Psycho a Go-Go
Production/Producer1965 Psycho a Go-Go
Writing/Story1965 Psycho a Go-Go
Writing/Screenstory1960 Half Way to Hell
Production/Producer1960 Half Way to Hell
Directing/Director1960 Half Way to Hell

Full Name: Al Adamson
Born: Thursday, 07/25 1929 (July) in Hollywood, California (United States of America (USA))
Died: Wednesday, 06/21 1995 (June) in Indio (aged: 65)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN)
Spouses (current/former): Regina Carrol
Al Adamson frequently works together with these people:
Samuel M. Sherman (14x, Crew)
Regina Carrol (14x, Actress)
Gary Graver (12x, Crew)
Robert Dix (9x, Actor)
John Carradine (7x, Actor)
Marilyn Joi (7x, Actress)
Ken Osborne (6x, Crew)
Kent Taylor (6x, Actor)
Vicki Volante (6x, Cast)
Gary Kent (6x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:311104, Added: 08/13/2018, Last updated: 01/01/2022