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Job Film director, producer, screenwriter and actor
Years active 1954-present
Top Roles Senator #2, Nelson, Louise's Fiancee in Framed Photograph, Greek soldier, Office Worker, Ground Control
Top GenresHorror, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller/Suspense, Crime, Action
Top TopicsMonster, Book-Based, Supernatural
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Shares birthday with Bette Davis, Melvyn Douglas, Gregory Peck  see more..

Roger Corman Overview:

Producer, Roger Corman, was born Roger William Corman on Apr 5, 1926 in Detroit, MI. As of December 2018, Roger Corman was 92 years old.

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. However he won one Honorary Award in 2009 for his rich engendering of films and filmmakers .

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By Barry P. on Jul 29, 2019 From Cinematic Catharsis

The Haunted Palace (1963) Although the title is based on a poem by Edgar Allan Poe, it isn’t really a part of Corman’s Poe Cycle, but an adaptation (by Charles Beaumont) of H.P. Lovecraft’s “The Case of Charles Dexter Ward.” This slow-moving, atmospheric movie features ... Read full article


[BASP] The Little Shop of Horrors (1960, ) / Please Don&’t Eat My Mother (1973, Carl Monson)

By Andrew Wickliffe on May 9, 2016 From The Stop Button

The Best of An Alan Smithee Podcast: Episode Twenty-two The Little Shop of Horrors (1960, ) / Please Don&’t Eat My Mother (1973, Carl Monson) Originally posted: January 3, 2013 Subscribe via iTunes.... Read full article


Unusual Suspects Week 3: William Shatner in ’s The Intruder (1962)

By Summer Reeves on Aug 27, 2015 From Serendipitous Anachronisms

Unusual Suspects Week 3: William Shatner in ’s The Intruder (1962) 27 Thursday Aug 2015 Posted by Summer Reeves in 1960s, Crime, Drama ≈ 6 Comments Tags1960s, Creepy True Story, Crime, Drama, Politics, Racism, Unusual Susp... Read full article


The Terror (1963, )

on Nov 20, 2013 From The Stop Button

It might be too easy just to call The Terror terrible or to go into the various puns one could make with “terrible” and the title. It’s not a surprisingly bad film at all. It’s an expectedly bad film, given it opens with a pointless scare attempt. Boris Karloff shows up in th... Read full article


A Bucket of Blood (1959, )

on Nov 6, 2013 From The Stop Button

Until the unfortunate deus ex machina finish, A Bucket of Blood is a small wonder. Even with the finish, the film manages to succeed; the performances are just too strong. Dick Miller plays a simple, well-meaning bus boy–who also takes drink orders, apparently for no tips–at an art caf?.... Read full article


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Roger Corman Facts
An indication of Corman's influence in Hollywood: Though no Roger Corman-produced movies were up for Oscars at the 1974 Academy Awards, nearly every major category featured wins or nominations by "Corman School" graduates - those whom Corman had either started in the business or mentored early in their careers.

In Attack of the Bat Monsters (1999), the character Francis Gordon, as played by Fred Ballard, is "noticeably patterned" after him.

Frequently has cameos or bit parts in the films of many successful filmmakers who got their start working for him, such as Jonathan Demme, Joe Dante and Francis Ford Coppola.

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