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Roger Corman

Name in Native Language: "Roger William Corman" (English/EN)
Crew | * 04/05/1926 (93) | Detroit, Michigan, USA
Roger William Corman (born April 5, 1926) is an American director, producer, and actor. He has been called "The Pope of Pop Cinema" and is known as a trailblazer in the world of independent film. Much of Corman's work has an established critical reputation, such as his cycle of low-budget cult films adapted from the tales of Edgar Allan Poe. Admired by members of the French New Wave and Cahiers du cinéma, in 1964 Corman was the youngest filmmaker to have a retrospective at the Cinémathèque Française, as well as the British Film Institute and the Museum of Modern Art. He was the co-founder of New World Pictures, a prolific multimedia company that helped to cement Fox as a major American television network, and is a longtime member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. In 2009, he was awarded an Honorary Academy Award "for his rich engendering of films and filmmakers." Corman mentored and gave a start to many young film directors such as Francis Ford Coppola, Ron Howard, Martin Scorsese, Jonathan Demme, John Sayles, and James Cameron, and was highly influential in the New Hollywood filmmaking movement of the 1960s and 70s. He also helped to launch the careers of actors like Peter Fonda, Jack Nicholson, Dennis Hopper, Bruce Dern, Sylvester Stallone, Diane Ladd, ... ()
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Roger William Corman is an American film producer, director and actor. He has mostly worked on low-budget films. Some of Corman's work has an established critical reputation, such as his cycle of films derived from the tales of Edgar Allan Poe, and he has won an Honorary Academy Award for his body of work. Corman is also an occasional actor, taking minor roles in such films as The Silence of the Lambs, The Godfather Part II, Apollo 13 and Philadelphia. A documentary about Roger Corman's life and career entitled Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel premiered at Sundance in 2011. Corman has been a mentor to young film directors including Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese, Ron Howard, Peter Bogdanovich, Jonathan Demme, James Cameron, Curtis Hanson, John Sayles, and many others. He has also helped launch the careers of actors including Jack Nicholson, Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Talia Shire and Robert De Niro.

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Movies with Roger Corman as Actor(70)

as Prince Prospero (voice) (segment 'The Masque of the Red Death')2015 Extraordinary Tales
as himself2014 That Guy Dick Miller
as himself2011 From Manila with Love
as Beach Bum2010 Sharktopus
as himself2009 Popatopolis
as Wedding Guest2008 Rachel Getting Married
as Himself - Interviewee2007 Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows
as himself2006 The Sci-Fi Boys
as Hollywood Director2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action
as Studio Executive2000 Scream 3
as himself2000 The Independent
as Dr. Gorman1999 The Phantom Eye
as himself1998 Some Nudity Required
as Sandy Collins1997 The Second Civil War
as Congressman1995 Apollo 13
as Dr. Bregman1993 Body Bags
as Mr. Laird1993 Philadelphia
as FBI Director Hayden Burke1991 The Silence of the Lambs
as Corporate executive1989 Lords of the Deep
as himself1989 Hollywood Boulevard II
as himself1983 The Horror of It All
as The Lawyer1982 The State of Things
as Man in Phone Booth1981 The Howling
as District Attorney1976 Cannonball
as Senator #21974 The Godfather: Part II
as Antonio Sordi (in flashback)1966 Blood Bath
as Greek Soldier1961 Atlas
as Hospital Doctor1959 The Wasp Woman
as Ground Control1958 War of the Satellites
as Office Worker1957 Naked Paradise
as Roadblock State Trooper1955 The Fast and the Furious

TV Shows/Series with Roger Corman as Actor(4)

Movies with Roger Corman as Crew(298)

Production/Producer2019 Chopping Mall
Production/Producer2017 Death Race 2050
Production/Executive Producer2015 CobraGator
Production/Producer2015 Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda
Production/Producer2015 Sharktopus vs. Whalewolf
Production/Producer2014 Operation Rogue
Production/Executive Producer2013 Virtually Heroes
Production/Producer2012 Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader
Production/Executive Producer2011 Camel Spiders
Production/Producer2010 Dinoshark
Production/Producer2010 Sharktopus
Production/Executive Producer2010 Dinocroc vs. Supergator
Production/Producer2009 Splatter
Production/Producer2008 Death Race
Production/Executive Producer2007 Supergator
Production/Producer2006 The Hunt for Eagle One: Crash Point
Production/Executive Producer2006 Scorpius Gigantus
Production/Producer2006 The Hunt for Eagle One
Production/Executive Producer2005 Bloodfist 2050
Production/Executive Producer2005 Cry of the Winged Serpent
Production/Executive Producer2004 Dinocroc
Production/Executive Producer2003 When Eagles Strike
Production/Executive Producer2002 Sting of the Black Scorpion
Production/Executive Producer2002 Slaughter Studios
Production/Executive Producer2002 Wolfhound
Production/Producer2001 Raptor
Production/Producer2001 Hard As Nails
Production/Executive Producer2000 The Doorway
Production/Producer2000 The Suicide Club
Production/Producer1999 Enemy Action
Production/Executive Producer1999 Knocking on Death's Door
Production/Executive Producer1999 The Shepherd
Production/Executive Producer1999 The Phantom Eye
Production/Producer1999 The Haunting of Hell House
Production/Executive Producer1998 Club Vampire
Production/Executive Producer1998 Watchers Reborn
Production/Executive Producer1997 Overdrive
Production/Executive Producer1997 Eruption
Production/Executive Producer1997 Black Scorpion II: Aftershock
Production/Executive Producer1997 Alien Avengers II
Production/Executive Producer1997 My Brother's War
Production/Executive Producer1997 Future Fear
Production/Executive Producer1997 The Sea Wolf
Production/Executive Producer1997 Macon County Jail
Production/Executive Producer1996 Subliminal Seduction
Production/Executive Producer1996 Last Exit to Earth
Production/Executive Producer1996 House of the Damned
Production/Executive Producer1996 Baby Face Nelson
Production/Executive Producer1996 Alien Avengers
Production/Executive Producer1996 Black Rose of Harlem
Production/Executive Producer1996 Inhumanoid
Production/Producer1996 Carnosaur 3: Primal Species
Production/Executive Producer1996 Humanoids from the Deep
Production/Producer1996 Ladykiller
Production/Executive Producer1996 The Wasp Woman
Production/Executive Producer1996 Vampirella
Production/Producer1995 Burial of the Rats
Production/Executive Producer1995 Where Evil Lies
Production/Executive Producer1995 Droid Gunner
Production/Executive Producer1995 Black Scorpion
Production/Producer1995 Not Like Us
Production/Executive Producer1995 Caged Heat 3000
Production/Executive Producer1995 One Night Stand
Production/Executive Producer1995 Body Chemistry 4: Full Exposure
Production/Producer1995 Carnosaur 2
Production/Executive Producer1995 Attack of the 60 Foot Centerfold
Production/Executive Producer1995 Suspect Device
Production/Executive Producer1995 Twisted Love
Production/Producer1995 Hellfire
Production/Executive Producer1995 Virtual Seduction
Production/Executive Producer1995 A Bucket of Blood
Production/Executive Producer1994 Stranglehold
Production/Executive Producer1994 Watchers 3
Production/Executive Producer1994 The Fantastic Four
Production/Executive Producer1994 In the Heat of Passion II: Unfaithful
Production/Executive Producer1994 Dinosaur Island
Production/Producer1994 Saturday Night Special
Production/Executive Producer1993 Fire on the Amazon
Production/Producer1993 Angelfist
Production/Producer1993 Dracula Rising
Production/Executive Producer1993 Carnosaur
Production/Producer1993 Kill Zone
Production/Executive Producer1993 Little Miss Millions
Production/Executive Producer1992 Ultraviolet
Production/Executive Producer1992 Quake
Production/Producer1992 Quake
Production/Producer1992 Final Embrace
Production/Executive Producer1992 The Berlin Conspiracy
Production/Executive Producer1992 Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight
Production/Executive Producer1991 Deathstalker IV: Match of Titans
Production/Executive Producer1991 The Terror Within II
Production/Executive Producer1991 Dead Space
Production/Executive Producer1991 Future Kick
Production/Producer1991 The Unborn
Production/Producer1991 Kiss Me a Killer
Directing/Director1990 Frankenstein Unbound
Writing/Screenplay1990 Frankenstein Unbound
Production/Producer1990 Frankenstein Unbound
Production/Producer1990 The Haunting of Morella
Production/Producer1990 Streets
Production/Producer1990 Sorority House Massacre II
Production/Producer1990 Slumber Party Massacre III
Production/Producer1990 Schweitzer
Production/Producer1990 Overexposed
Production/Executive Producer1990 Ultra Warrior
Production/Producer1990 Bloodfist II
Production/Executive Producer1989 Silk 2
Production/Producer1989 Lords of the Deep
Production/Executive Producer1989 Hollywood Boulevard II
Production/Producer1989 Masque of the Red Death
Production/Executive Producer1989 Under the Boardwalk
Production/Executive Producer1989 Blackbelt II: Fatal Force
Production/Producer1989 Two to Tango
Production/Producer1989 Bloodfist
Production/Producer1989 Warlock
Production/Producer1989 The Terror Within
Production/Executive Producer1988 Saigon Commandos
Production/Executive Producer1988 Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell
Production/Executive Producer1988 Dance of the Damned
Production/Executive Producer1988 Daddy's Boys
Production/Executive Producer1988 Watchers
Production/Executive Producer1988 The New Gladiators
Production/Executive Producer1988 Not of This Earth
Production/Executive Producer1987 Deathstalker II
Production/Executive Producer1987 Summer Camp Nightmare
Production/Producer1987 Munchies
Production/Executive Producer1987 Stripped to Kill
Production/Executive Producer1987 Slumber Party Massacre II
Production/Executive Producer1986 Shadow Play
Production/Executive Producer1986 Chopping Mall
Production/Executive Producer1986 Amazons
Production/Executive Producer1986 The Devastator
Production/Executive Producer1986 House
Production/Executive Producer1985 School Spirit
Production/Executive Producer1985 Barbarian Queen
Production/Executive Producer1984 Oddballs
Production/Producer1983 Love Letters
Production/Producer1983 White Star
Production/Executive Producer1983 Deathstalker
Production/Producer1983 Space Raiders
Production/Producer1983 Mountaintop Motel Massacre
Production/Producer1982 Forbidden World
Production/Executive Producer1982 The Slumber Party Massacre
Production/Producer1981 Galaxy of Terror
Production/Executive Producer1980 Battle Beyond the Stars
Writing/Writer1980 Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype
Production/Producer1980 Humanoids from the Deep
Production/Producer1979 Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider
Production/Executive Producer1979 Rock 'n' Roll High School
Production/Producer1979 Saint Jack
Production/Executive Producer1979 Galaxy Express 999
Production/Executive Producer1978 The Evil
Production/Executive Producer1978 Piranha
Directing/Director1978 Deathsport
Production/Producer1978 Deathsport
Production/Executive Producer1978 The Bees
Production/Producer1978 Avalanche
Production/Producer1977 Thunder and Lightning
Production/Executive Producer1977 Grand Theft Auto
Production/Executive Producer1976 Hollywood Boulevard
Production/Producer1976 Fighting Mad
Production/Producer1976 Eat My Dust
Production/Executive Producer1976 Jackson County Jail
Production/Producer1975 Capone
Production/Executive Producer1975 Death Race 2000
Production/Producer1974 Cockfighter
Production/Executive Producer1974 Candy Stripe Nurses
Production/Producer1974 Big Bad Mama
Production/Executive Producer1974 TNT Jackson
Production/Producer1974 Caged Heat
Production/Executive Producer1974 The Arena
Production/Producer1974 Tender Loving Care
Production/Executive Producer1973 The Woman Hunt
Production/Producer1973 I Escaped from Devil's Island
Production/Executive Producer1972 The Twilight People
Production/Producer1972 Night of the Cobra Woman
Production/Executive Producer1972 Night Call Nurses
Production/Executive Producer1972 Sweet Kill
Production/Producer1972 Boxcar Bertha
Production/Executive Producer1972 The Big Bird Cage
Production/Executive Producer1972 The Unholy Rollers
Production/Executive Producer1971 Beast of the Yellow Night
Directing/Director1971 Von Richthofen and Brown
Production/Executive Producer1971 The Velvet Vampire
Production/Executive Producer1971 Private Duty Nurses
Production/Executive Producer1971 Angels Hard as They Come
Production/Executive Producer1971 The Big Doll House
Production/Executive Producer1970 The Dunwich Horror
Production/Producer1970 Scream of the Demon Lover
Directing/Director1970 Bloody Mama
Production/Executive Producer1970 Angels Die Hard
Directing/Director1970 Gas-s-s-s!
Directing/Director1969 Target: Harry
Directing/Director1969 De Sade
Directing/Director1968 The Wild Racers
Production/Producer1968 Targets
Directing/Director1967 The Trip
Production/Producer1967 The Trip
Directing/Director1967 A Time for Killing
Directing/Director1967 The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
Production/Producer1967 The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
Production/Executive Producer1966 The Shooting
Production/Executive Producer1966 Queen of Blood
Production/Executive Producer1966 Blood Bath
Directing/Director1966 The Wild Angels
Production/Producer1966 The Wild Angels
Directing/Director1964 The Masque of the Red Death
Production/Producer1964 The Masque of the Red Death
Directing/Director1964 The Tomb of Ligeia
Directing/Director1964 The Secret Invasion
Directing/Director1963 X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes
Production/Producer1963 X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes
Directing/Director1963 The Terror
Production/Producer1963 The Terror
Writing/Writer1963 The Terror
Directing/Director1963 The Haunted Palace
Production/Producer1963 The Haunted Palace
Production/Producer1963 Dementia 13
Directing/Director1963 The Young Racers
Production/Co-Producer1963 Operation Titian
Directing/Director1963 The Raven
Production/Producer1963 The Raven
Production/Producer1962 Battle Beyond the Sun
Directing/Director1962 The Premature Burial
Production/Producer1962 The Premature Burial
Directing/Director1962 Tower of London
Directing/Director1962 The Intruder
Production/Producer1962 The Intruder
Directing/Director1962 Tales of Terror
Production/Producer1962 Tales of Terror
Directing/Director1961 The Pit and the Pendulum
Production/Producer1961 The Pit and the Pendulum
Directing/Director1961 Creature from the Haunted Sea
Production/Producer1961 Creature from the Haunted Sea
Directing/Director1961 Atlas
Production/Producer1961 Atlas
Directing/Director1960 Ski Troop Attack
Directing/Director1960 The Little Shop of Horrors
Production/Producer1960 The Little Shop of Horrors
Writing/Writer1960 The Little Shop of Horrors
Directing/Director1960 Last Woman on Earth
Directing/Director1960 House of Usher
Production/Producer1960 House of Usher
Directing/Director1959 The Wasp Woman
Production/Producer1959 The Wasp Woman
Directing/Director1959 A Bucket of Blood
Production/Producer1959 A Bucket of Blood
Directing/Director1959 I, Mobster
Production/Producer1959 I, Mobster
Production/Executive Producer1959 Attack of the Giant Leeches
Production/Executive Producer1959 Beast from Haunted Cave
Production/Executive Producer1958 Night of the Blood Beast
Production/Executive Producer1958 The Brain Eaters
Directing/Director1958 Teenage Caveman
Production/Producer1958 Teenage Caveman
Directing/Director1958 War of the Satellites
Production/Producer1958 War of the Satellites
Directing/Director1958 Machine-Gun Kelly
Production/Producer1958 Machine-Gun Kelly
Production/Producer1958 The Cry Baby Killer
Directing/Director1958 She Gods of Shark Reef
Directing/Director1957 Sorority Girl
Directing/Director1957 The Undead
Production/Producer1957 The Undead
Directing/Director1957 Not of This Earth
Directing/Director1957 Carnival Rock
Directing/Director1957 Attack of the Crab Monsters
Production/Producer1957 Attack of the Crab Monsters
Directing/Director1957 Teenage Doll
Production/Producer1957 Teenage Doll
Directing/Director1957 Naked Paradise
Production/Producer1957 Naked Paradise
Directing/Director1957 Rock All Night
Production/Producer1957 Rock All Night
Production/Producer1956 It Conquered the World
Directing/Director1956 It Conquered the World
Directing/Director1956 Gunslinger
Production/Producer1956 Gunslinger
Directing/Director1956 The Oklahoma Woman
Directing/Director1956 Swamp Women
Writing/Story1955 The Fast and the Furious
Production/Producer1955 The Fast and the Furious
Crew/Stunt Driver1955 The Fast and the Furious
Directing/Director1955 Five Guns West
Production/Producer1955 Five Guns West
Production/Producer1955 Day the World Ended
Directing/Director1955 Day the World Ended
Directing/Director1955 Apache Woman
Production/Executive Producer1955 The Beast with a Million Eyes
Directing/Director1955 The Beast with a Million Eyes
Writing/Story1954 Highway Dragnet
Production/Producer1954 Highway Dragnet
Production/Producer1954 Monster from the Ocean Floor
Crew/Additional Writing1950 The Gunfighter
Writing/Writer1950 The Gunfighter

TV Shows/Series with Roger Corman as Crew(1)

Production/Producer2001 Black Scorpion

Additional Information

Full Name: Roger Corman
Born: Monday, 04/05 1926 (April) in Detroit (current age: 93 years + 48 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: German (DE), English (EN)
Educated at: Stanford University, Beverly Hills High School
Spouses (current/former): Julie Corman
Other names for Roger Corman (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Roger William Corman"
"Henry Neill"
"Thomas Colchart"
"Alan Krone"
"Julian Parnell"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:3367, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/11/2019