Personal Info

Known For Directing

Known Credits 45

Gender Male

Birthday 1929-07-12

Day of Death 2021-04-20 (91 years old)

Place of Birth Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

Also Known As

  • Monte Himmelbaum
  • M. Hellman
  • Monte Jay Himmelbaum

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Biography

Monte Hellman (July 12, 1929 — April 20, 2021), born Monte Jay Himmelbaum, ​was an American film director, producer, writer, and editor. Hellman began his career as an editor's apprentice at ABC TV, and made his directorial debut with the horror film "Beast from Haunted Cave" (1959), produced by Roger Corman.

He would later gain critical recognition for the Westerns "The Shooting" and "Ride in the Whirlwind" (both 1966) starring Jack Nicholson, and the independent road movie "Two-Lane Blacktop" (1971) starring James Taylor and Dennis Wilson. His later directorial work included the slasher film "Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out!" (1989) and the independent thriller "Road to Nowhere" (2010).

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