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 289

Birthday 1926-04-05

Place of Birth Detroit, Michigan, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Roger William Corman
  • Henry Neill

Production TV ShowsMovies

2017 Death Race 2050Producer
2015 Sharktopus vs. WhalewolfProducer
2015 CobraGatorExecutive Producer
2014 Sharktopus vs PteracudaProducer
2014 Operation RogueProducer
2013 Virtually HeroesExecutive Producer
2012 Attack of the 50 Foot CheerleaderProducer
2011 Camel SpidersExecutive Producer
2010 SharktopusProducer
2010 Dinocroc vs. SupergatorExecutive Producer
2009 SplatterProducer
2009 Splatter(3 episodes)Producer
2008 Death RaceProducer
2007 SupergatorExecutive Producer
2006 Scorpius GigantusExecutive Producer
2006 The Hunt for Eagle One: Crash PointProducer
2005 Cry of the Winged SerpentExecutive Producer
2004 DinocrocExecutive Producer
2003 When Eagles StrikeExecutive Producer
2002 Slaughter StudiosExecutive Producer
2002 Sting of the Black ScorpionExecutive Producer
2002 WolfhoundExecutive Producer
2001 RaptorProducer
2001 Black Scorpion(27 episodes)Producer
2000 The DoorwayExecutive Producer
2000 The Suicide ClubProducer
1999 The Haunting of Hell HouseProducer
1999 Enemy ActionProducer
1999 The ShepherdExecutive Producer
1998 Alien Avengers IIExecutive Producer
1997 Future FearExecutive Producer
1997 My Brother's WarExecutive Producer
1997 Black Scorpion II: AftershockExecutive Producer
1997 OverdriveExecutive Producer
1997 The Sea WolfExecutive Producer
1997 EruptionExecutive Producer
1997 Macon County JailExecutive Producer
1996 Carnosaur 3: Primal SpeciesProducer
1996 VampirellaExecutive Producer
1996 Humanoids from the DeepExecutive Producer
1996 Alien AvengersExecutive Producer
1996 The Wasp WomanExecutive Producer
1996 Black Rose of HarlemExecutive Producer
1996 Subliminal SeductionExecutive Producer
1996 Last Exit to EarthExecutive Producer
1996 House of the DamnedExecutive Producer
1996 InhumanoidExecutive Producer
1996 Baby Face NelsonExecutive Producer
1996 LadykillerProducer
1995 Droid GunnerExecutive Producer
1995 Body Chemistry 4: Full ExposureExecutive Producer
1995 A Bucket of BloodExecutive Producer
1995 Black ScorpionExecutive Producer
1995 Not Like UsProducer
1995 Virtual SeductionExecutive Producer
1995 Carnosaur 2Producer
1995 HellfireProducer
1995 Attack of the 60 Foot CenterfoldExecutive Producer
1995 Caged Heat 3000Executive Producer
1995 Suspect DeviceExecutive Producer
1995 Twisted LoveExecutive Producer
1995 One Night StandExecutive Producer
1995 Where Evil LiesExecutive Producer
1995 Burial of the RatsProducer
1994 Watchers 3Executive Producer
1994 Dinosaur IslandExecutive Producer
1994 In the Heat of Passion II: UnfaithfulExecutive Producer
1994 StrangleholdExecutive Producer
1994 Saturday Night SpecialProducer
1994 The Fantastic FourExecutive Producer
1993 Fire on the AmazonExecutive Producer
1993 CarnosaurExecutive Producer
1993 AngelfistProducer
1993 The Turn-OnExecutive Producer
1993 Dracula RisingProducer
1993 Kill ZoneProducer
1992 QuakeProducer
1992 QuakeExecutive Producer
1992 The Berlin ConspiracyExecutive Producer
1992 UltravioletExecutive Producer
1992 Bloodfist III: Forced to FightExecutive Producer
1992 Final EmbraceProducer
1992 Barbarian Queen II: The Empress Strikes BackProducer
1991 Future KickExecutive Producer
1991 Deathstalker IV: Match of TitansExecutive Producer
1991 The Terror Within IIExecutive Producer
1990 Frankenstein UnboundProducer
1990 Bloodfist IIProducer
1990 Sorority House Massacre IIProducer
1990 Slumber Party Massacre IIIProducer
1990 Ultra WarriorExecutive Producer
1990 The Haunting of MorellaProducer
1990 OverexposedProducer
1989 Masque of the Red DeathProducer
1989 BloodfistProducer
1989 Blackbelt IIExecutive Producer
1989 Lords of the DeepProducer
1989 WarlockProducer
1989 Under the BoardwalkExecutive Producer
1989 Two to TangoProducer
1989 The Terror WithinProducer
1989 Hollywood Boulevard IIExecutive Producer
1989 Silk 2Executive Producer
1988 Not of This EarthExecutive Producer
1988 Saigon CommandosExecutive Producer
1988 Deathstalker and the Warriors from HellExecutive Producer
1988 The New GladiatorsExecutive Producer
1988 Dance of the DamnedExecutive Producer
1987 Deathstalker IIExecutive Producer
1987 Slumber Party Massacre IIExecutive Producer
1987 Summer Camp NightmareExecutive Producer
1987 Stripped to KillExecutive Producer
1987 MunchiesProducer
1986 AmazonsExecutive Producer
1986 Shadow PlayExecutive Producer
1986 Chopping MallExecutive Producer
1986 HouseExecutive Producer
1985 Barbarian QueenExecutive Producer
1985 School SpiritExecutive Producer
1985 The DevastatorExecutive Producer
1984 OddballsExecutive Producer
1983 White StarProducer
1983 DeathstalkerExecutive Producer
1983 Space RaidersProducer
1983 Love LettersProducer
1982 The Slumber Party MassacreExecutive Producer
1982 Forbidden WorldProducer
1981 Galaxy of TerrorProducer
1980 Battle Beyond the StarsExecutive Producer
1980 Humanoids from the DeepProducer
1979 Rock 'n' Roll High SchoolExecutive Producer
1979 Galaxy Express 999Executive Producer
1979 Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam RiderProducer
1978 The BeesExecutive Producer
1978 AvalancheProducer
1978 PiranhaExecutive Producer
1978 The EvilExecutive Producer
1978 DeathsportProducer
1977 Thunder and LightningProducer
1976 Hollywood BoulevardExecutive Producer
1976 Eat My DustProducer
1976 Jackson County JailExecutive Producer
1976 Fighting MadProducer
1975 Death Race 2000Executive Producer
1975 CaponeProducer
1974 Big Bad MamaProducer
1974 Tender Loving CareProducer
1974 CockfighterProducer
1974 TNT JacksonExecutive Producer
1974 Candy Stripe NursesExecutive Producer
1974 Caged HeatProducer
1974 The ArenaExecutive Producer
1973 The Woman HuntExecutive Producer
1973 I Escaped from Devil's IslandProducer
1972 The Unholy RollersExecutive Producer
1972 The Big Bird CageExecutive Producer
1972 Boxcar BerthaProducer
1972 The Twilight PeopleExecutive Producer
1972 Night Call NursesExecutive Producer
1972 Night of the Cobra WomanProducer
1971 The Velvet VampireExecutive Producer
1971 Private Duty NursesExecutive Producer
1971 Angels Hard as They ComeExecutive Producer
1971 The Big Doll HouseExecutive Producer
1971 Beast of the Yellow NightExecutive Producer
1970 Scream of the Demon LoverProducer
1967 The St. Valentine's Day MassacreProducer
1966 The ShootingExecutive Producer
1966 The Wild AngelsProducer
1966 Blood BathExecutive Producer
1966 Queen of BloodExecutive Producer
1964 The Masque of the Red DeathProducer
1963 Dementia 13Producer
1963 X: The Man with the X-Ray EyesProducer
1963 The TerrorProducer
1963 The RavenProducer
1963 Operation TitianCo-Producer
1962 Tales of TerrorProducer
1962 Premature BurialProducer
1961 The Pit and the PendulumProducer
1961 Creature from the Haunted SeaProducer
1961 AtlasProducer
1960 The Little Shop of HorrorsProducer
1960 House of UsherProducer
1959 The Wasp WomanProducer
1959 Beast from Haunted CaveExecutive Producer
1959 A Bucket of BloodProducer
1959 Attack of the Giant LeechesExecutive Producer
1959 I, MobsterProducer
1959 Battle Beyond the SunProducer
1958 The Brain EatersExecutive Producer
1958 The Cry Baby KillerProducer
1958 Night of the Blood BeastExecutive Producer
1958 Teenage Cave ManProducer
1958 The Beast with a Million EyesExecutive Producer
1958 War of the SatellitesProducer
1957 The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea SerpentProducer
1957 Teenage DollProducer
1957 The UndeadProducer
1957 Attack of the Crab MonstersProducer
1957 Naked ParadiseProducer
1956 It Conquered the WorldProducer
1956 GunslingerProducer
1955 Day the World EndedProducer
1955 Five Guns WestProducer
1955 The Fast and the FuriousProducer
1954 Monster from the Ocean FloorProducer
1954 Highway DragnetProducer

Acting

2015 It Was a Colossal Teenage Movie Machine: The AIP Story as Himself
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 The Latest Film by Jess Franco as Himself
2013 Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the American Drive-in Movie
2011 From Manila with Love as Himself
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 Rachel Getting Married as Wedding Guest
2008 Starz Inside - 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
2004 Mario Bava: Operazione paura as Himself
2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action as Hollywood Director
2003 Easy Riders, Raging Bulls as Himself
2002 All the Love You Cannes! as Himself
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 Studio Executive
1998 Some Nudity Required as Himself
1997 Vincent Price: The Versatile Villain as Himself
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: Witchcraft and Demons 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
1994 Conversations with Vincent as Himself
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
1989 Hollywood Boulevard II as Himself
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
1900 Remembering The Intruder as Himself

Directing

1990 Frankenstein UnboundDirector
1978 DeathsportDirector
1971 Von Richthofen and BrownDirector
1970 Gas-s-s-sDirector
1970 Bloody MamaDirector
1969 De SadeDirector
1969 Target: HarryDirector
1968 The Wild RacersDirector
1967 The TripDirector
1967 A Time for KillingDirector
1967 The St. Valentine's Day MassacreDirector
1966 The Wild AngelsDirector
1964 The Tomb of LigeiaDirector
1964 The Secret InvasionDirector
1964 The Masque of the Red DeathDirector
1963 X: The Man with the X-Ray EyesDirector
1963 The Haunted PalaceDirector
1963 The TerrorDirector
1963 The RavenDirector
1963 The Young RacersDirector
1962 Tower of LondonDirector
1962 Tales of TerrorDirector
1962 The IntruderDirector
1962 Premature BurialDirector
1961 The Pit and the PendulumDirector
1961 Creature from the Haunted SeaDirector
1961 AtlasDirector
1960 The Little Shop of HorrorsDirector
1960 Last Woman on EarthDirector
1960 House of UsherDirector
1960 Ski Troop AttackDirector
1959 The Wasp WomanDirector
1959 A Bucket of BloodDirector
1959 I, MobsterDirector
1958 She Gods of Shark ReefDirector
1958 Teenage Cave ManDirector
1958 The Beast with a Million EyesDirector
1958 War of the SatellitesDirector
1958 Machine-Gun KellyDirector
1957 The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea SerpentDirector
1957 Sorority GirlDirector
1957 Teenage DollDirector
1957 The UndeadDirector
1957 Not of This EarthDirector
1957 Attack of the Crab MonstersDirector
1957 Rock All NightDirector
1957 Carnival RockDirector
1957 Naked ParadiseDirector
1956 Swamp WomenDirector
1956 It Conquered the WorldDirector
1956 The Oklahoma WomanDirector
1956 GunslingerDirector
1955 Day the World EndedDirector
1955 Apache WomanDirector
1955 Five Guns WestDirector

Writing

1990 Frankenstein UnboundScreenplay
1955 The Fast and the FuriousStory
1954 Highway DragnetStory

Crew

1955 The Fast and the FuriousStunts
1950 The GunfighterAdditional Writing

Creator

2001 Black ScorpionCreator

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