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Jack Sholder

Film Director / Screenwriter | * 06/08/1945 (74) | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Jack Sholder (born June 8, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a retired American director, best known for his work in the horror film genre, notably Alone in the Dark, A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge, The Hidden, and Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies. In the DVD commentary of The Hidden, Jack Sholder states that his favorite film director is Jean Renoir. In September 2004, he joined the faculty of Western Carolina University in the Department of Stage and Screen, retiring in 2017. During his interview for Behind the Curtain Part II (2012), he confessed that of all the films he had made, Arachnid (2001) was his least favorite. In the same interview, he cited Alone in the Dark (1982), The Hidden (1987), ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Thriller | Horror | Action

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Movies with Jack Sholder as Actor(2)

Movies with Jack Sholder as Crew(21)

Directing/Director2005 12 Days of Terror
Directing/Director2002 Beeper
Directing/Director2001 Arachnid
Directing/Director2000 Supernova
Directing/Director1999 Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies
Writing/Screenplay1999 Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies
Directing/Director1997 Runaway Car
Directing/Director1996 Generation X
Directing/Director1995 Sketch Artist II: Hands That See
Directing/Director1995 The Omen
Directing/Director1994 Natural Selection
Directing/Director1993 12:01
Directing/Director1990 By Dawn's Early Light
Directing/Director1989 Renegades
Directing/Director1987 The Hidden
Writing/Writer1986 Where Are the Children?
Directing/Director1982 Alone in the Dark
Writing/Story1982 Alone in the Dark
Writing/Screenplay1982 Alone in the Dark
Editing/Editor1981 The Burning

TV Shows/Series with Jack Sholder as Crew(4)

Directing/Director2003 Tremors
Directing/Director1998 Mortal Kombat: Conquest
Directing/Director1997 Pensacola: Wings of Gold
Directing/Director1989 Tales from the Crypt

Full Name: Jack Sholder
Born: Friday, 06/08 1945 (June) in Philadelphia (current age: 74 years + 232 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Jack Sholder frequently works together with these people:
Robert Shaye (6x, Crew)
Glenn Morshower (4x, Actor)
Clu Gulager (4x, Actor)
Mark Patton (4x, Actor)
Roman Chimienti (4x, Crew)
Walter Hill (3x, Crew)
Martin Landau (3x, Actor)
Robert Englund (3x, Actor)
Richard Donner (3x, Crew)
John Kassir (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:103034, Added: 06/23/2018, Last updated: 01/11/2020