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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, Ground Control, Greek soldier, Office Worker
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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Tower of London (1962, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Sep 15, 2019 From The Stop Button

Tower of London almost makes it. The film gets through the low budget, which has a static picture of a model Tower of London instead of a picture of the real Tower for establishing shots, obvious backdrops, not great makeup to age or deform its cast, and the occasional reused footage. Director Corma... Read full article


Tower of London (1962, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Sep 15, 2019 From The Stop Button

Tower of London almost makes it. The film gets through the low budget, which has a static picture of a model Tower of London instead of a picture of the real Tower for establishing shots, obvious backdrops, not great makeup to age or deform its cast, and the occasional reused footage. Director Corma... Read full article


Tower of London (1962, )

on Sep 15, 2019 From The Stop Button

Tower of London almost makes it. The film gets through the low budget, which has a static picture of a model Tower of London instead of a picture of the real Tower for establishing shots, obvious backdrops, not great makeup to age or deform its cast, and the occasional reused footage. Director Corma... Read full article


Tower of London (1962, )

on Sep 15, 2019 From The Stop Button

Tower of London almost makes it. The film gets through the low budget, which has a static picture of a model Tower of London instead of a picture of the real Tower for establishing shots, obvious backdrops, not great makeup to age or deform its cast, and the occasional reused footage. Director Corma... Read full article


Month Quick Picks and Pans

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


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Roger Corman Facts
In the early years of the American Releasing Corporation (later American International Pictures), he became one of their major sources of product for distribution. He would be given a sum of money and an advertising campaign (or somethimes just a title) and he would have to come up with the scripts and produce the films.

Did a brief stint of study at Oxford University.

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.

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