Job Film director, producer, screenwriter and actor
Years active 1954-present
Top Roles Senator #2, Nelson, Louise's Fiancee in Framed Photograph, Office Worker, Ground Control, Greek soldier
Top GenresHorror, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller/Suspense, Crime, Action
Top TopicsMonster, Supernatural, Book-Based
Top Collaborators , , ,
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 2021, Roger Corman was 95 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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Seven Things to Know About

By Rick29 on Aug 23, 2021 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

1. produced Martin Scorsese's second feature-length film Boxcar Bertha (1972). In Corman and Jim Jerome's book How I Made a Hundred Movies in Hollywood and Never Lost a Dime, Scorsese recalled: "He once said, 'Martin, what you have to get is a very good first reel because people want to... 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, )

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


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Roger Corman Facts
A running gag in Hollywood was that Corman could negotiate the production of a film on a pay phone, shoot the film in the booth, and finance it with the money in the change slot.

Discusses his movie House of Usher (1960) in the book "A Sci-Fi Swarm and Horror Horde" (McFarland & Co., 2010) by Tom Weaver.

If he had to shoot a film on location, he would always try to shoot a second film at that same location in order to spread out the costs.

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