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Duane Whitaker  (born June 23, 1959) is an American actor.

Duane Whitaker is probably best known for his role in Quentin Tarantino's popular 1994 film Pulp Fiction as Maynard, the sadistic pawn shop owner. He wrote and portrayed the title role in Eddie Presley (based on his own successful stage play). Whitaker also wrote, directed and appeared in Together and Alone.

Other notable roles include; a racist cop in Tales from the Hood, the bouncer Roadrash in Hobgoblins, Boss Man in Feast, The Sheriff in Trailer Park of Terror, Luther in From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (which he also co-wrote), Buddy in Dead Letters (film), Winslow in Broke Sky, Mickey in Cordoba Nights and Dr. Bankhead in The Devil's Rejects.

Most recently Duane has appeared in the feature films Albino Farm and Dozers and on TV in the Cold Case episode "The Brush Man" and appears in the new Rob Zombie film Halloween II. Whitaker has also written numerous screenplays including "Stripteaser."

On March 31, 2010, American Cinematheque hosted a screening of Eddie Presley and "Together and Alone" at Grauman's Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles.

Duane is a graduate of Monterey High School in Lubbock, Texas.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Duane Whitaker  (born June 23, 1959) is an American actor.

Duane Whitaker is probably best known for his role in Quentin Tarantino's popular 1994 film Pulp Fiction as Maynard, the sadistic pawn shop owner. He wrote and portrayed the title role in Eddie Presley (based on his own successful stage play). Whitaker also wrote, directed and appeared in Together and Alone.

Other notable roles include; a racist cop in Tales from the Hood, the bouncer Roadrash in Hobgoblins, Boss Man in Feast, The Sheriff in Trailer Park of Terror, Luther in From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (which he also co-wrote), Buddy in Dead Letters (film), Winslow in Broke Sky, Mickey in Cordoba Nights and Dr. Bankhead in The Devil's Rejects.

Most recently Duane has appeared in the feature films Albino Farm and Dozers and on TV in the Cold Case episode "The Brush Man" and appears in the new Rob Zombie film Halloween II. Whitaker has also written numerous screenplays including "Stripteaser."

On March 31, 2010, American Cinematheque hosted a screening of Eddie Presley and "Together and Alone" at Grauman's Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles.

Duane is a graduate of Monterey High School in Lubbock, Texas.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Duane Whitaker, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 32

Birthday 1959-06-23

Place of Birth Abilene, Texas, USA

Official Site http://www.duanewhitaker.com/

Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Rush Hour(1 episode) as Hutch
2015 The Low Budget Time Machine as Pinky
2012 Bad Ass as Rex / Pawn Shop Owner
2011 Children of the Corn: Genesis as Pritchett
2011 Night Club as Intimidating Inmate
2009 Albino Farm as Jeremiah
2009 Halloween II as Sherman Benny
2008 Trailer Park of Terror as Sheriff Keys
2007 Broke Sky as Sheriff Winslow
2007 Cold Ones as Buddy
2007 Cordoba Nights as Mickey
2005 Feast as Boss Man
2005 The Devil's Rejects as Dr. Bankhead
2002 Groom Lake as Dr. Stevens
2001 Project Greenlight(37 episodes)
1999 From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money as Luther
1998 Spoiler as Sergeant
1997 The Haunted Sea as Andy Delgado
1996 Within the Rock as Potter
1995 Stripteaser as Bar Patron
1995 Tales from the Hood as Billy
1995 Night of the Scarecrow as Deputy #1
1994 Puppet Master 5: The Final Chapter as Scott
1994 Pulp Fiction as Maynard
1994 Saturday Night Special as Reno
1992 Eddie Presley as Eddie Presley
1990 Vice Academy Part 2 as Long John
1990 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3: Leatherface as Ken 'Kim'
1989 Marked for Murder as O'Donnel
1988 Deadly Dreams as Norman Perkins
1988 Hobgoblins as Roadrash
1986 Sledge Hammer!(1 episode) as Fighting Husband

Writing

1999 From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood MoneyScreenplay
1995 StripteaserWriter
1992 Eddie PresleyWriter

Production

1995 StripteaserAssociate Producer

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