Biography

Eli Raphael Roth is an American film director, producer, writer and actor. He is part of the group of filmmakers dubbed the Splat Pack, because of their association and their focus on the horror genre.

Roth is known for making violent, low-budget horror films that are box office hits worldwide, and for bringing back the R-rating to horror at a time when studios believed only PG-13 horror would work. Roth is also an award-winning actor, most known for his role as Donny Donowitz in Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds, for which he won both a SAG Award (Best Ensemble) and a BFCA Critic's Choice Award (Best Acting Ensemble).

Roth was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to Dr. Sheldon Roth, a psychiatrist/psychoanalyst and professor at Harvard University, and Cora Roth, a painter. His grandparents immigrated from Austria, Russia and Poland, and Roth was raised Jewish.

Eli Raphael Roth is an American film director, producer, writer and actor. He is part of the group of filmmakers dubbed the Splat Pack, because of their association and their focus on the horror genre.

Roth is known for making violent, low-budget horror films that are box office hits worldwide, and for bringing back the R-rating to horror at a time when studios believed only PG-13 horror would work. Roth is also an award-winning actor, most known for his role as Donny Donowitz in Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds, for which he won both a SAG Award (Best Ensemble) and a BFCA Critic's Choice Award (Best Acting Ensemble).

Roth was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to Dr. Sheldon Roth, a psychiatrist/psychoanalyst and professor at Harvard University, and Cora Roth, a painter. His grandparents immigrated from Austria, Russia and Poland, and Roth was raised Jewish.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 59

Birthday 1972-04-18

Place of Birth Newton, Massachusetts, USA

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Also Known As

  • 일라이 로스

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Hostel Dissected as Himself
2018 The House with a Clock in Its Walls as Comrade Ivan
2017 78/52 as Himself
2016 Cabin Fever
2015 Star Wars: Greatest Moments as Himself
2015 Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made as Himself
2014 Clown as Frowny the Clown
2014 Why Horror?
2012 Aftershock as Gringo
2012 Rock of Ages as Stefano
2011 Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope as Himself
2011 Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel as himself
2010 The United Monster Talent Agency as Director #2
2010 Piranha 3D as Wet T-Shirt Host
2010 Cinémas d'Horreur - Apocalypse, Virus, Zombies as Himself
2009 Don't Look Up as Béla Olt
2009 Inglourious Basterds as Staff Sergeant Donny "The Bear Jew" Donowitz
2009 Starz Inside - Unforgettably Evil as Himself
2008 Starz Inside: Fantastic Flesh
2008 In the Master's Shadow: Hitchcock's Legacy as Himself
2007 One by One We Will Take You: The Untold Saga of The Evil Dead as Himself
2007 30 Even Scarier Movie Moments(2 episodes) as Himself
2007 On the Lot(1 episode)
2007 Death Proof as Dov
2007 Thanksgiving as Tucker
2007 Heckler as Himself
2007 The Shark Is Still Working as Himself
2006 Disaster! as Lumberjack (voice)
2006 Southland Tales as Man who gets Shot on Toilet
2006 Hostel as American Stoner
2005 2001 Maniacs as Justin
2004 Tales from the Crapper as Party Goer
2004 Best Week Ever(5 episodes)
2004 Skip to the End
2003 Cabin Fever as Justin / Grim
2003 The Rotten Fruit
2002 Icons(1 episode)
2001 Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV as Beautiful Young Boy
1999 Terror Firmer as Shocked Onlooker
1998 The Horse Whisperer as Office Worker
1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park as Subway Man (Uncredited)
1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park as Subway Man
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)

Production

Lake MeadProducer
Lake MeadExecutive Producer
Corpus ChristiProducer
2017 BaywatchCo-Producer
2016 Cabin FeverExecutive Producer
2015 Knock KnockProducer
2015 The StrangerProducer
2014 ClownProducer
2014 The Green InfernoProducer
2013 The SacramentProducer
2012 The Man with the Iron FistsProducer
2012 AftershockProducer
2010 The Last ExorcismProducer
2007 Hostel: Part IIProducer
2007 GrindhouseProducer
2006 HostelProducer
2005 2001 ManiacsProducer
2003 Cabin FeverProducer
1994 Restaurant DogsProducer

Directing

2018 The House with a Clock in Its WallsDirector
2018 Death WishDirector
2015 Knock KnockDirector
2014 The Green InfernoDirector
2013 Hemlock Grove(1 episode)Director
2009 Nation's PrideDirector
2007 Hostel: Part IIDirector
2007 ThanksgivingDirector
2007 GrindhouseDirector
2006 HostelDirector
2003 Cabin FeverDirector
2003 The Rotten FruitDirector
1994 Restaurant DogsDirector

Writing

Lake MeadWriter
2016 Cabin FeverOriginal Story
2015 Knock KnockScreenplay
2014 The Green InfernoScreenplay
2012 The Man with the Iron FistsWriter
2012 AftershockScreenstory
2011 Hostel: Part IIICharacters
2007 Hostel: Part IIWriter
2007 ThanksgivingWriter
2007 GrindhouseWriter
2006 HostelWriter
2003 Cabin FeverScreenplay
2003 The Rotten FruitWriter

Crew

2015 Game Changer: The Legacy of SawThanks
2013 The SacramentPresenter

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