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Roger Corman

Roger William Corman (born April 5, 1926) 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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Roger Corman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Apr 5, 1926 In Detroit, Michigan, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Monster from the Ocean Floor 1954-05-21
Latest Project:
Movie Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive 2017-04-29
Known For
Poster of Extraordinary Tales
Poster of Atlas
Poster of War of the Satellites
Poster of Monster from the Ocean Floor
Movie Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive 2017-04-29
Movie Doomed! The Untold Story of Roger Corman's The Fantastic Four Himself 2015-07-10
Movie It Was a Colossal Teenage Movie Machine: The AIP Story Himself 2015-12-01
Movie That Guy Dick Miller Himself 2014-03-07
Movie Extraordinary Tales Prince Prospero (voice) (segment 'The Masque of the Red Death') 2013-02-28
Movie Le dernier film de Jess Franco Himself 2013-10-11
Movie Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the American Drive-in Movie 2013-06-07
Movie Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader Dean Hinkle 2012-01-01
Movie Still Screaming: The Ultimate Scary Movie Retrospective Himself 2011-04-14
Movie Corman's World Himself - Filmmaker 2011-12-16
Movie From Manila with Love Himself 2011-06-21
Movie Sharktopus Beach Bum 2010-09-25
Movie With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story Himself 2010-07-24
Movie Sleepless Nights: Revisiting the Slumber Party Massacres Himself (archive footage) 2010-10-05
Series A History of Horror 2010-10-11
Movie Tales from the Lumber Yard: The Making of Galaxy of Terror Self 2010-12-26
Movie Tromatized: Meet Lloyd Kaufman Himself 2009-02-25
Movie Starz Inside - Comic Books Unbound Himself 2008-06-10
Movie Rachel Getting Married Wedding Guest 2008-10-03
Movie Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story Himself 2007-11-08
Movie Searchers 2.0 Producer (Flashback) 2007-08-31
Movie Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman Himself 2007-05-16
Movie Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows Himself - Interviewee 2007-09-02
Movie The Sci-Fi Boys Self 2006-04-27
Movie The Perfect Scary Movie Himself 2005-10-29
Movie Gangland: Bullets over Hollywood 2005-12-02
Movie Mario Bava: Operazione paura Self 2004-04-30
Movie Edgar G. Ulmer: The Man Off-Screen Self 2004-09-04
Movie The Manchurian Candidate Mr. Secretary 2004-07-30
Movie A Decade Under the Influence Self 2003-04-25
Movie Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood Self 2003-03-09
Movie Looney Tunes: Back in Action Hollywood Director 2003-11-14
Movie All the Love You Cannes! Self 2002-05-16
Movie Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies Himself 2001-04-02
Movie Inside the Labyrinth: The Making of 'The Silence of the Lambs' Self 2001-01-01
Movie It Conquered Hollywood! The Story of American International Pictures Himself 2001-05-01
Movie Hidden Values: The Movies of the Fifties Himself 2001-09-04
Movie The Independent Himself 2000-11-10
Movie Some Nudity Required Himself 1998-10-16
Series The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Movie Vincent Price: The Versatile Villain Self 1997-10-12
Movie 100 Years of Horror: Witchcraft and Demons Himself 1996-01-01
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie Apollo 13 Congressman 1995-06-30
Movie Conversations with Vincent Himself 1994-02-24
Movie Body Bags Dr. Bregman 1993-08-07
Movie Philadelphia Mr. Laird 1993-12-22
Movie The Silence of the Lambs FBI Director Hayden Burke 1991-02-01
Movie The Horror Hall of Fame II Himself 1991-10-05
Movie The Horror Hall of Fame Himself 1990-09-30
Movie Hollywood Boulevard II Himself 1989-01-01
Movie Lords of the Deep Corporate executive (uncredited) 1989-06-02
Movie Swing Shift Mr. MacBride 1984-04-13
Movie The Horror of It All Himself 1983-02-23
Movie The State of Things The Lawyer 1982-03-22
Movie The Howling Man in Phone Booth 1981-01-21
Movie Roger Corman: Hollywood's Wild Angel Self 1978-04-06
Movie Cannonball District Attorney 1976-07-06
Movie The Godfather: Part II Senator #2 1974-12-20
Movie Blood Bath Antonio Sordi (in flashback) 1966-03-02
Movie Atlas Greek Soldier 1961-05-01
Movie Ski Troop Attack 1960-04-08
Movie The Wasp Woman Hospital Doctor 1959-10-30
Movie War of the Satellites Ground Control (uncredited) 1958-05-18
Movie The Cry Baby Killer Joe - TV Truck Man (uncredited) 1958-08-15
Movie Naked Paradise Office Worker (uncredited) 1957-01-01
Movie Day the World Ended Nelson - Louise's Fiancée in Framed Photograph (uncredited) 1955-12-01
Movie Monster from the Ocean Floor Tommy 1954-05-21
Movie The Fast and the Furious Roadblock State Trooper 1954-11-01
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