Biography

Samuel Marshall "Sam" Raimi is an American film director, producer, actor and writer. He is best known for directing cult horror films like the Evil Dead series, Darkman and Drag Me to Hell, as well as the blockbuster Spider-Man films and the producer of the successful TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, Legend of the Seeker and Spartacus: Blood and Sand.

Samuel Marshall "Sam" Raimi is an American film director, producer, actor and writer. He is best known for directing cult horror films like the Evil Dead series, Darkman and Drag Me to Hell, as well as the blockbuster Spider-Man films and the producer of the successful TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, Legend of the Seeker and Spartacus: Blood and Sand.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 82

Birthday 1959-10-23

Place of Birth Royal Oak, Michigan, USA

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Also Known As

  • Celia Abrams
  • The Master Cylinder
  • R.O.C. Sandstorm
  • Alan Smithee Jr.

Production TV ShowsMovies

The Possession 2Producer
The Last of UsProducer
2020 GrudgeProducer
2019 CrawlProducer
2016 Don't BreatheProducer
2015 PoltergeistProducer
2014 Murder of a CatProducer
2013 Evil DeadProducer
2012 The PossessionExecutive Producer
2010 Zombie RoadkillExecutive Producer
2010 Spartacus(39 episodes)Executive Producer
2008 Legend of the Seeker(53 episodes)Producer
2007 30 Days of NightProducer
2007 Rise: Blood HunterExecutive Producer
2007 The MessengersProducer
2005 BoogeymanProducer
2004 The GrudgeProducer
2000 Cleopatra 2525(28 episodes)Producer
2000 Jack of All Trades(22 episodes)Producer
1998 Young Hercules(47 episodes)Producer
1998 Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount OlympusExecutive Producer
1996 Darkman III: Die Darkman DieExecutive Producer
1995 American Gothic(22 episodes)Producer
1995 Xena: Warrior Princess(261 episodes)Producer
1995 Darkman II: The Return of DurantExecutive Producer
1995 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys(173 episodes)Producer
1994 TimecopProducer
1993 Hard TargetExecutive Producer
1989 Easy WheelsExecutive Producer
1981 The Evil DeadExecutive Producer
1978 Within the WoodsExecutive Producer
1978 ClockworkProducer

Acting

2016 The Jungle Book as Giant Squirrel (voice)
2013 3 Geezers! as Director
2009 Drag Me to Hell as Ghost at Seance (uncredited)
2007 The Evil Dead: Treasures from the Cutting Room Floor as Himself
2007 Suck My Geek! as himself
2004 Spider-Man 2: Making the Amazing as Himself
2000 The Gore the Merrier: The Making of Evil Dead II as Himself
1997 The Shining(3 episodes) as Howie Langston
1995 Galaxis as Nervous Official
1994 The Stand(4 episodes) as Bobby Terry
1993 Body Bags as Dead Bill
1993 Indian Summer as Stick Coder
1992 Innocent Blood as Roma Meats Man
1992 Flying Saucers Over Hollywood: The 'Plan 9' Companion as Himself
1990 Maniac Cop 2 as Newscaster
1990 Miller's Crossing as Snickering Gunman
1989 Intruder as Randy
1989 This Is Horror as Himself
1988 Maniac Cop as Parade Reporter
1985 Spies Like Us as Drive-in guard #2
1985 Thou Shalt Not Kill... Except as Cult Leader
1981 The Evil Dead as Hitchhiking Fisherman
1980 Stryker's War as Cult Leader
1980 The Blind Waiter as Busboy
1979 Attack of the Helping Hand! as Milkman
1978 Holding It
1977 It's Murder!

Directing

Bermuda TriangleDirector
The Kingkiller ChronicleDirector
2017 The Black GhiandolaDirector
2015 Ash vs Evil Dead(11 episodes)Director
2014 Rake(2 episodes)Director
2013 Oz the Great and PowerfulDirector
2009 Drag Me to HellDirector
2007 Spider-Man 3Director
2004 Spider-Man 2Director
2002 Spider-ManDirector
2000 The GiftDirector
1999 For Love of the GameDirector
1998 A Simple PlanDirector
1995 The Quick and the DeadDirector
1992 Army of DarknessDirector
1990 DarkmanDirector
1987 Evil Dead IIDirector
1985 CrimewaveDirector
1985 The Sappy SapDirector
1981 The Evil DeadDirector
1978 Within the WoodsDirector
1978 ClockworkDirector
1977 Six Months to LiveDirector
1977 It's Murder!Director

Writing

2015 Ash vs Evil Dead(1 episode)Writer
2013 Evil DeadStory
2009 Drag Me to HellWriter
2007 Spider-Man 3Screenplay
2005 Man with the Screaming BrainStory
1994 The Hudsucker ProxyScreenplay
1992 Army of DarknessScreenplay
1992 The Nutt HouseWriter
1990 DarkmanStory
1990 DarkmanScreenplay
1989 Easy WheelsWriter
1987 Evil Dead IIScreenplay
1985 CrimewaveWriter
1981 The Evil DeadScreenplay
1978 Within the WoodsWriter
1978 ClockworkWriter

Creator

2015 Ash vs Evil DeadCreator
2008 Legend of the SeekerCreator
1997 Spy GameCreator
1994 M.A.N.T.I.S.Creator

Editing

1992 Army of DarknessEditor
1978 Within the WoodsEditor

Crew

1979 Attack of the Helping Hand!Cinematography

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