David R. Ellis

Actor / Film Director / Screenwriter / Stunt Performer | * 09/08/1952 († 60, 01/07/2013) | Santa Monica, California (United States of America (USA))
David Richard Ellis (September 8, 1952 – January 7, 2013) was an American film director and stunt performer born in Santa Monica, California in 1952. His credits included dozens of films and television series including National Lampoon's Vacation, Baywatch, Lethal Weapon, and Patriot Games. He also served as second unit director on blockbuster action films like Waterworld, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, The Matrix Reloaded, and Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. His feature directorial credits included the action thriller Snakes on a Plane and two entries in The Final Destination series. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Action

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Movies with David R. Ellis as Actor(6)

as Ski Lodge Killer #31989 Blind Fury
as Jersey1989 The Mighty Quinn
as Daniel's Father1987 Anna
as Opponent1982 Rocky III
as Bar Patron #11977 Heroes
as David (Student)1975 The Strongest Man in the World

TV Shows/Series with David R. Ellis as Actor(1)

Movies with David R. Ellis as Crew(32)

Directing/Director2011 Shark Night 3D
Directing/Director2009 The Final Destination
Directing/Director2008 Asylum
Directing/Director2006 Snakes on a Plane
Directing/Director2004 Cellular
Directing/Second Unit Director2003 The Matrix Reloaded
Directing/Director2003 Final Destination 2
Directing/Second Unit Director2003 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Directing/Second Unit Director2001 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Directing/Second Unit Director1999 Blue Streak
Directing/Second Unit Director1999 Deep Blue Sea
Directing/Second Unit Director1998 Holy Man
Directing/Second Unit Director1998 Sphere
Directing/Second Unit Director1998 Desperate Measures
Directing/Second Unit Director1995 Waterworld
Directing/Second Unit Director1994 Clear and Present Danger
Directing/Second Unit Director1993 Made in America
Crew/Stunt Coordinator1993 Body of Evidence
Directing/Second Unit Director1993 Body of Evidence
Directing/Second Unit Director1992 Thunderheart
Crew/Stunt Coordinator1992 Forever Young
Crew/Stunt Coordinator1991 The Addams Family
Crew/Stunt Coordinator1990 The Freshman
Crew/Stunt Coordinator1990 Misery
Crew/Stunt Coordinator1989 Warlock
Directing/Second Unit Director1989 Warlock
Crew/Stunts1987 Fatal Attraction
Crew/Stunt Coordinator1987 Fatal Attraction
Crew/Stunts1987 Lethal Weapon
Crew/Stunt Coordinator1978 Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Crew/Stunt Driver1978 Game of Death

Full Name: David Ellis
Born: Monday, 09/08 1952 (September) in Santa Monica, California (United States of America (USA))
Died: Monday, 01/07 2013 (January) in Johannesburg (aged: 60)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Other names for David R. Ellis (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"David Richard Ellis"
David R. Ellis frequently works together with these people:
Dick Ziker (8x, Crew)
Gary Capo (7x, Crew)
Freddie Hice (7x, Crew)
Annie Ellis (6x, Crew)
Gary Burritt (5x, Crew)
Jaymes Hinkle (5x, Crew)
Todd Arnow (5x, Crew)
Yuen Biao (4x, Actor)
Art Rochester (4x, Crew)
Kelly Moon (4x, Crew)
Henry Gibson (2x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:26900, Added: 05/08/2018, Last updated: 02/25/2023