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Sam Raimi

Name in Native Language: "Samuel Marshall Raimi" (English/EN)
Actor / Screenwriter / Film Director / Film Producer / Executive Producer | * 10/23/1959 (62) | Royal Oak, Michigan (United States of America (USA))
Samuel M. Raimi ( RAY-mee; born October 23, 1959) is an American filmmaker and actor. He is known for directing the Spider-Man trilogy (2002–2007) and the Evil Dead franchise (1981–present). He also directed the 1990 superhero film Darkman, the 1995 revisionist western The Quick and the Dead, the 1998 neo-noir crime-thriller A Simple Plan, the 2000 supernatural thriller film The Gift, the 2009 supernatural horror film Drag Me to Hell, and the 2013 Disney fantasy film Oz the Great and Powerful. His films are known for their ostentatious and highly-dynamic visual style, inspired by comic books and slapstick comedy. Raimi has also produced sev... ()
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Samuel M. Raimi (born October 23, 1959) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter and actor primarily known for creating the cult horror Evil Dead series, and directing the Spider-Man trilogy (2002–2007). He also directed the 1990 superhero film Darkman, the 1998 neo-noir crime-thriller A Simple Plan, the 2000 supernatural thriller film The Gift, the 2009 supernatural horror film Drag Me to Hell, and the 2013 Disney fantasy film Oz the Great and Powerful. Raimi has also produced several successful television series, including Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and its spin-off Xena: Warrior Princess. He founded the production company Renaissance Pictures in 1979. His movie Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is scheduled for a release on March 25, 2022.

Most frequent genres for this person: Horror | Thriller | Action

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Movies with Sam Raimi as Actor(35)

as himself2021 Fanboy
as Giant Squirrel (voice)2016 The Jungle Book
as Director2013 3 Geezers!
as Ghost at Seance (uncredited)2009 Drag Me to Hell
as himself2007 Suck My Geek!
as himself2002 Spider-Mania
as Soap Actor on TV (uncredited)2002 Hatred Of A Minute
as Nervous Official1995 Galaxis
as Hudsucker Brainstormer1994 The Hudsucker Proxy
as Cliff Look-A-Like1994 The Flintstones
as Dead Bill1993 Body Bags
as Stick Coder1993 Indian Summer
as Roma Meats Man1992 Innocent Blood
as Knight in Sweatshirt and Sneakers (uncredited)1992 Army of Darkness
as Snickering Gunman1990 Miller's Crossing
as Newscaster1990 Maniac Cop 2
as Randy1989 Intruder
as Parade Reporter1988 Maniac Cop
as Medieval Soldier / Possessed Rocking Chair (uncredited)1987 Evil Dead II
as Drive-in guard #21985 Spies Like Us
as Hitchhiking Fisherman / Evil Force (uncredited)1981 The Evil Dead
as Cult Leader1980 Stryker's War
as mime at party1978 Acting and Reacting
as Uncle Jasper1977 It's Murder!

TV Shows/Series with Sam Raimi as Actor(3)

as himself2019 The Chef Show
as Bobby Terry1975 King of Kensington

Movies with Sam Raimi as Crew(87)

Production/Producer2023 65
Directing/Director2022 World War 3
Production/Producer2022 Scarface
Production/Producer2022 Umma
Production/Producer2022 Boy Kills World
Production/Producer2021 Every House Is Haunted
Production/Producer2021 Don't Breathe 2
Production/Producer2021 Nightbooks
Production/Producer2021 The Unholy
Production/Executive Producer2020 Evil Dead Rise
Writing/Characters2020 Evil Dead Rise
Production/Producer2020 The Grudge
Production/Producer2019 Crawl
Crew/Thanks2017 Killer Piñata
Directing/Director2017 The Black Ghiandola
Production/Producer2016 Don't Breathe
Production/Producer2015 Poltergeist
Production/Producer2014 Murder of a Cat
Production/Producer2013 Evil Dead
Writing/Story2013 Evil Dead
Directing/Director2013 Oz the Great and Powerful
Production/Executive Producer2012 The Possession
Production/Executive Producer2010 Zombie Roadkill
Directing/Director2009 Drag Me to Hell
Writing/Writer2009 Drag Me to Hell
Production/Producer2007 The Messengers
Production/Producer2007 30 Days of Night
Directing/Director2007 Spider-Man 3
Writing/Screenplay2007 Spider-Man 3
Writing/Story2007 Spider-Man 3
Production/Executive Producer2007 Rise: Blood Hunter
Production/Producer2006 The Grudge 2
Production/Producer2005 Boogeyman
Directing/Director2004 Spider-Man 2
Production/Producer2004 The Grudge
Directing/Director2002 Spider-Man
Directing/Director2000 The Gift
Directing/Director1999 For Love of the Game
Directing/Director1998 A Simple Plan
Production/Executive Producer1996 Darkman III: Die Darkman Die
Directing/Director1995 The Quick and the Dead
Production/Executive Producer1995 Darkman II: The Return of Durant
Production/Executive Producer1994 Hercules and the Amazon Women
Production/Executive Producer1994 Hercules and the Lost Kingdom
Production/Executive Producer1994 Hercules and the Circle of Fire
Production/Executive Producer1994 Hercules in the Underworld
Writing/Story1994 M.A.N.T.I.S.
Production/Producer1994 Timecop
Writing/Screenplay1994 The Hudsucker Proxy
Production/Executive Producer1994 Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur
Production/Executive Producer1993 Hard Target
Writing/Writer1992 The Nutt House
Directing/Director1992 Army of Darkness
Editing/Editor1992 Army of Darkness
Writing/Screenplay1992 Army of Darkness
Directing/Director1990 Darkman
Writing/Story1990 Darkman
Writing/Screenplay1990 Darkman
Production/Executive Producer1989 Easy Wheels
Writing/Writer1989 Easy Wheels
Directing/Director1987 Evil Dead II
Writing/Screenplay1987 Evil Dead II
Crew/Cinematography1985 Sam Raimi Early Shorts
Directing/Director1985 Sam Raimi Early Shorts
Editing/Editor1985 Sam Raimi Early Shorts
Sound/Sound Mixer1985 Sam Raimi Early Shorts
Writing/Writer1985 Sam Raimi Early Shorts
Directing/Director1985 Crimewave
Writing/Writer1985 Crimewave
Production/Executive Producer1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four
Directing/Director1981 The Evil Dead
Production/Executive Producer1981 The Evil Dead
Writing/Screenplay1981 The Evil Dead
Crew/Cinematography1979 Attack of the Helping Hand!
Directing/Director1978 Clockwork
Production/Producer1978 Clockwork
Writing/Writer1978 Clockwork
Directing/Director1978 Within the Woods
Editing/Editor1978 Within the Woods
Production/Executive Producer1978 Within the Woods
Writing/Writer1978 Within the Woods
Directing/Director1977 It's Murder!
Writing/Writer1977 It's Murder!
Directing/Director1977 Six Months to Live

TV Shows/Series with Sam Raimi as Crew(20)

Production/Executive Producer2020 50 States of Fright
Writing/Writer2020 50 States of Fright
Directing/Director2020 50 States of Fright
Creator/Creator2020 50 States of Fright
Directing/Director2015 Ash vs Evil Dead
Writing/Writer2015 Ash vs Evil Dead
Creator/Creator2015 Ash vs Evil Dead
Directing/Director2014 Rake
Production/Executive Producer2010 Spartacus
Production/Producer2008 Legend of the Seeker
Creator/Creator2008 Legend of the Seeker
Production/Producer2000 Cleopatra 2525
Production/Producer2000 Jack of All Trades
Production/Producer1998 Young Hercules
Creator/Creator1997 Spy Game
Production/Producer1995 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
Production/Executive Producer1995 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
Production/Producer1995 American Gothic
Production/Producer1995 Xena: Warrior Princess
Creator/Creator1994 M.A.N.T.I.S.

Full Name: Sam Raimi
Born: Friday, 10/23 1959 (October) in Royal Oak, Michigan (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 62 years + 254 days)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Michigan State University, Birmingham Groves High School
Spouses (current/former): Gillian Greene
Children: Lorne Raimi, Henry Raimi, Oliver Raimi
Siblings: Ted Raimi
Other names for Sam Raimi (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Celia Abrams"
"The Master Cylinder"
"R.O.C. Sandstorm"
"Alan Smithee Jr."
"Samuel Marshall Raimi"
Sam Raimi frequently works together with these people:
Bruce Campbell (64x, Actor)
Robert Tapert (43x, Crew)
Scott Spiegel (37x, Crew)
Josh Becker (28x, Crew)
Ted Raimi (27x, Actor)
Michael Hurst (16x, Actor)
Stan Lee (13x, Crew)
Stephen Hall (13x, Actor)
Ivan Raimi (13x, Crew)
Bob Murawski (13x, Crew)
Nathan Kahane (12x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2357, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/03/2022