Roger Corman

Biography

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.

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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.

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 249

Birthday 1926-04-05

Place of Birth Detroit, Michigan, USA

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Roger William Corman
  • Henry Neill

Known For

Production TV ShowsMovies

2015 Sharktopus vs. Whalewolf … Producer
2015 CobraGator … Executive Producer
2014 Sharktopus vs Pteracuda … Producer
2014 Operation Rogue … Producer
2012 Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader … Producer
2011 Camel Spiders … Executive Producer
2010 Sharktopus … Producer
2010 Dinocroc vs. Supergator … Executive Producer
2008 Death Race … Producer
2007 Supergator … Executive Producer
2006 Scorpius Gigantus … Executive Producer
2006 The Hunt for Eagle One: Crash Point … Producer
2005 Cry of the Winged Serpent … Executive Producer
2004 Dinocroc … Executive Producer
2003 When Eagles Strike … Executive Producer
2002 Slaughter Studios … Executive Producer
2002 Sting of the Black Scorpion … Executive Producer
2002 Wolfhound … Executive Producer
2001 Raptor … Producer
2001 Black Scorpion(27 episodes) … Producer
2000 The Doorway … Executive Producer
2000 The Suicide Club … Producer
1999 The Haunting of Hell House … Producer
1999 Enemy Action … Producer
1999 Shepherd … Executive Producer
1998 Alien Avengers II … Executive Producer
1997 Future Fear … Executive Producer
1997 Black Scorpion II: Aftershock … Executive Producer
1997 Overdrive … Executive Producer
1997 The Sea Wolf … Executive Producer
1997 Eruption … Executive Producer
1997 Macon County Jail … Executive Producer
1996 Carnosaur 3: Primal Species … Producer
1996 Vampirella … Executive Producer
1996 Humanoids from the Deep … Executive Producer
1996 Wasp Woman … Executive Producer
1996 Black Rose of Harlem … Executive Producer
1996 Ladykiller … Producer
1996 Subliminal Seduction … Executive Producer
1996 Last Exit to Earth … Executive Producer
1996 House of the Damned … Executive Producer
1996 Inhumanoid … Executive Producer
1996 Baby Face Nelson … Executive Producer
1995 Droid Gunner … Executive Producer
1995 Body Chemistry 4: Full Exposure … Executive Producer
1995 A Bucket of Blood … Executive Producer
1995 Black Scorpion … Executive Producer
1995 Not Like Us … Producer
1995 Carnosaur 2 … Producer
1995 Hellfire … Producer
1995 Caged Heat 3000 … Executive Producer
1995 Suspect Device … Executive Producer
1995 Burial of the Rats … Producer
1995 Twisted Love … Executive Producer
1995 One Night Stand … Executive Producer
1995 Where Evil Lies … Executive Producer
1994 Dinosaur Island … Executive Producer
1994 In the Heat of Passion II: Unfaithful … Executive Producer
1994 Stranglehold … Executive Producer
1994 The Fantastic Four … Executive Producer
1994 Saturday Night Special … Producer
1993 Fire on the Amazon … Executive Producer
1993 Carnosaur … Executive Producer
1993 Kill Zone … Producer
1992 Quake … Producer
1992 Quake … Executive Producer
1992 The Berlin Conspiracy … Executive Producer
1992 Ultraviolet … Executive Producer
1992 Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight … Executive Producer
1992 Barbarian Queen II: The Empress Strikes Back … Producer
1991 Future Kick … Executive Producer
1991 Deathstalker IV: Match of Titans … Executive Producer
1991 The Terror Within II … Executive Producer
1990 Frankenstein Unbound … Producer
1990 Bloodfist II … Producer
1990 Slumber Party Massacre III … Producer
1990 Ultra Warrior … Executive Producer
1990 The Haunting of Morella … Producer
1990 Sorority House Massacre II … Producer
1989 Masque of the Red Death … Producer
1989 Bloodfist … Producer
1989 Lords of the Deep … Producer
1989 Warlock … Producer
1989 Under the Boardwalk … Executive Producer
1989 Two to Tango … Producer
1989 The Terror Within … Producer
1989 Silk 2 … Executive Producer
1988 Not of This Earth … Executive Producer
1988 The New Gladiators … Executive Producer
1988 Dance of the Damned … Executive Producer
1987 Deathstalker II … Executive Producer
1987 Slumber Party Massacre II … Executive Producer
1987 Stripped to Kill … Executive Producer
1987 Munchies … Producer
1986 Amazons … Executive Producer
1986 Chopping Mall … Executive Producer
1986 House … Executive Producer
1985 Barbarian Queen … Executive Producer
1985 The Devastator … Executive Producer
1984 Oddballs … Executive Producer
1984 Love Letters … Producer
1983 White Star … Producer
1983 Deathstalker … Executive Producer
1983 Space Raiders … Producer
1982 The Slumber Party Massacre … Executive Producer
1982 Forbidden World … Producer
1981 Galaxy of Terror … Producer
1980 Dr. Heckyl And Mr. Hype … Producer
1980 Battle Beyond the Stars … Executive Producer
1980 Humanoids from the Deep … Producer
1979 Rock 'n' Roll High School … Executive Producer
1979 Galaxy Express 999 … Executive Producer
1979 Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider … Producer
1978 The Bees … Executive Producer
1978 Avalanche … Producer
1978 Piranha … Executive Producer
1977 Thunder and Lightning … Producer
1976 Hollywood Boulevard … Executive Producer
1976 Jackson County Jail … Executive Producer
1976 Fighting Mad … Producer
1975 Death Race 2000 … Executive Producer
1975 Capone … Producer
1974 Cockfighter … Producer
1974 TNT Jackson … Executive Producer
1974 Candy Stripe Nurses … Executive Producer
1974 The Arena … Executive Producer
1974 Big Bad Mama … Producer
1973 I Escaped from Devil's Island … Producer
1972 The Unholy Rollers … Executive Producer
1972 The Big Bird Cage … Executive Producer
1972 Boxcar Bertha … Producer
1972 Night Call Nurses … Executive Producer
1971 The Velvet Vampire … Executive Producer
1971 Angels Hard as They Come … Executive Producer
1971 Private Duty Nurses … Executive Producer
1971 Beast of the Yellow Night … Executive Producer
1966 The Shooting … Executive Producer
1966 The Wild Angels … Producer
1966 Blood Bath … Executive Producer
1966 Queen of Blood … Executive Producer
1964 The Masque of the Red Death … Producer
1963 Dementia 13 … Producer
1963 X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes … Producer
1963 The Terror … Producer
1963 The Raven … Producer
1962 Tales of Terror … Producer
1962 Premature Burial … Producer
1961 The Pit and the Pendulum … Producer
1961 Creature from the Haunted Sea … Producer
1961 Atlas … Producer
1960 The Little Shop of Horrors … Producer
1960 House of Usher … Producer
1959 The Wasp Woman … Producer
1959 Beast from Haunted Cave … Executive Producer
1959 A Bucket of Blood … Producer
1959 Attack of the Giant Leeches … Executive Producer
1959 Battle Beyond the Sun … Producer
1958 The Brain Eaters … Executive Producer
1958 The Cry Baby Killer … Producer
1958 Night of the Blood Beast … Executive Producer
1958 Teenage Cave Man … Producer
1958 War of the Satellites … Producer
1958 I, Mobster … Producer
1957 The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent … Producer
1957 Teenage Doll … Producer
1957 The Undead … Executive Producer
1957 Attack of the Crab Monsters … Producer
1957 Naked Paradise … Producer
1956 It Conquered the World … Producer
1956 Gunslinger … Producer
1955 Day the World Ended … Producer
1955 The Beast with a Million Eyes … Executive Producer
1955 The Fast and the Furious … Producer
1954 Monster from the Ocean Floor … Producer
1954 Highway Dragnet … Producer
1900 Death Race 2050 … Producer
1900 Sharktopus(0 episodes) … Producer
1900 Dinocroc vs. Supergator(0 episodes) … Producer
1900 Piranhaconda(0 episodes) … Producer

Acting

2015 Extraordinary Tales as Prince Prospero (voice)
2015 Kings Of Cult as self
2015 Doomed: The Untold Story of Roger Corman's the Fantastic Four as Himself
2014 That Guy Dick Miller as Himself
2013 Le dernier film de Jess Franco as Himself
2013 Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the American Drive-in Movie
2011 Still Screaming: The Ultimate Scary Movie Retrospective as Himself
2011 Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel as himself
2010 Tales From The Lumber Yard: The Making of Galaxy Of Terror as Himself
2010 A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss
2010 Machete Maidens Unleashed! as himself
2010 Sharktopus as Beach Bum
2010 With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story as Himself
2009 Nightmares in Red, White and Blue as Himself
2009 Popatopolis as Himself
2009 Tromatized: Meet Lloyd Kaufman as Himself
2008 Comic Books Unbound as Himself
2007 Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows as Himself - Interviewee
2007 Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman as Himself
2006 The Sci-Fi Boys as Himself
2005 Gangland: Bullets over Hollywood
2004 Edgar G. Ulmer: The Man Off-screen as Self
2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action as Hollywood Director
2001 Hidden Values: The Movies of the Fifties as himself
2001 It Conquered Hollywood! The Story of American International Pictures as Himself
2001 Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies as Himself
2000 The Independent as Himself
2000 Scream 3 as Hollywood Executive
1997 The Practice(1 episode)
1996 E! True Hollywood Story(1 episode)
1996 100 Years of Horror: The Count and Company as Himself
1996 100 Years of Horror: The Gruesome Twosome as Himself
1996 100 Years of Horror: Scream Queens as Himself
1995 Apollo 13 as Congressman
1993 Philadelphia as Mr. Laird
1993 Body Bags as Dr. Bregman
1991 The Horror Hall of Fame II as Himself
1991 The Silence of the Lambs as FBI Director Hayden Burke
1990 Beverly Hills, 90210(1 episode)
1990 The Horror Hall of Fame as Himself
1989 Lords of the Deep as Corporate executive
1983 The Horror of It All as Himself
1982 The State of Things as The Lawyer
1981 The Howling as Man in Phone Booth
1978 Roger Corman: Hollywood's Wild Angel as Himself
1976 Cannonball as District Attorney
1974 The Godfather: Part II as Senator #2
1966 Blood Bath as Antonio Sordi (in flashback)
1961 Atlas as Greek Soldier
1959 The Wasp Woman as Doctor at Hospital
1958 War of the Satellites as Ground Control
1957 Naked Paradise as Office Worker
1955 The Fast and the Furious as Roadblock State Trooper
1954 Monster from the Ocean Floor as Tommy

Directing

1990 Frankenstein Unbound … Director
1971 Von Richthofen and Brown … Director
1970 GAS-S-S-S (It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It) … Director
1970 Bloody Mama … Director
1969 Target: Harry … Director
1968 The Wild Racers … Director
1967 The Trip … Director
1967 The St. Valentine's Day Massacre … Director
1966 The Wild Angels … Director
1964 The Tomb of Ligeia … Director
1964 The Secret Invasion … Director
1964 The Masque of the Red Death … Director
1963 X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes … Director
1963 The Haunted Palace … Director
1963 The Terror … Director
1963 The Raven … Director
1963 The Young Racers … Director
1962 Tower of London … Director
1962 Tales of Terror … Director
1962 The Intruder … Director
1962 Premature Burial … Director
1961 The Pit and the Pendulum … Director
1961 Creature from the Haunted Sea … Director
1961 Atlas … Director
1960 The Little Shop of Horrors … Director
1960 Last Woman on Earth … Director
1960 House of Usher … Director
1960 Ski Troop Attack … Director
1959 The Wasp Woman … Director
1959 A Bucket of Blood … Director
1958 She Gods of Shark Reef … Director
1958 Teenage Cave Man … Director
1958 War of the Satellites … Director
1958 Machine-Gun Kelly … Director
1958 I, Mobster … Director
1957 The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent … Director
1957 Sorority Girl … Director
1957 Teenage Doll … Director
1957 The Undead … Director
1957 Not of This Earth … Director
1957 Attack of the Crab Monsters … Director
1957 Carnival Rock … Director
1957 Naked Paradise … Director
1957 Rock All Night … Director
1956 Swamp Women … Director
1956 It Conquered the World … Director
1956 The Oklahoma Woman … Director
1956 Gunslinger … Director
1955 Day the World Ended … Director
1955 Apache Woman … Director
1955 The Beast with a Million Eyes … Director
1955 Five Guns West … Director

Writing

1990 Frankenstein Unbound … Screenplay
1955 The Fast and the Furious … Story
1954 Highway Dragnet … Story

Crew

1955 The Fast and the Furious … Stunts
1950 The Gunfighter … Additional Writing

Creator

2001 Black Scorpion … Creator

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