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Roger Corman

1926-04-05 Detroit, Michigan, USA

Image of Roger Corman


Roger William Corman is an American film producer, director and actor. He has mostly worked on low-budget films. Some of Corman's work has an established critical reputation, such as his cycle of films derived from the tales of Edgar Allan Poe, and he has won an Honorary Academy Award for his body of work. Corman is also an occasional actor, taking minor roles in such films as The Silence of the Lambs, The Godfather Part II, Apollo 13 and Philadelphia. A documentary about Roger Corman's life and career entitled Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel premiered at Sundance in 2011. Corman has been a mentor to young film directors including Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese, Ron Howard, Peter Bogdanovich, Jonathan Demme, James Cameron, Curtis Hanson, John Sayles, and many others. He has also helped launch the careers of actors including Jack Nicholson, Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Talia Shire and Robert De Niro.


Boris Karloff: The Man Behind The Monster 2021-09-17
A Nau dos Loucos: Mergulho e Decolagem de Pazucus Self 2021-04-09
Tales of the Uncanny 2020-10-31
O Colírio do Corman Me Deixou Doido Demais Self 2020-01-27
Time Warp: The Greatest Cult Films of All-Time - Vol. 2: Horror and Sci-Fi Self 2020-05-19
AGFA MYSTERY MIXTAPE #1 Himself 2020-04-08
Memory: The Origins of Alien Himself 2019-01-24
Dr. Jack & Mr. Nicholson Himself 2019-07-21
Greetings from Tromaville! Himself 2017-11-30
Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive 2017-04-29
Kings Of Cult self 2015-09-02
Doomed! The Untold Story of Roger Corman's The Fantastic Four Himself 2015-07-10
It Was a Colossal Teenage Movie Machine: The AIP Story Himself 2015-12-01
It Came From Connemara! Himself 2014-07-09
That Guy Dick Miller Himself 2014-03-07
Extraordinary Tales Prince Prospero (voice) (segment 'The Masque of the Red Death') 2013-02-28
Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the American Drive-in Movie 2013-06-07
Le dernier film de Jess Franco Himself 2013-10-11
Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader Dean Hinkle 2012-01-01
From Manila with Love Himself 2011-06-21
Corman's World Himself - Filmmaker 2011-12-16
Still Screaming: The Ultimate Scary Movie Retrospective Himself 2011-04-14
Produce Your Own Damn Movie! Self 2011-09-13
Dinoshark Dr. Frank Reeves 2010-01-01
Sharktopus Beach Bum 2010-09-25
Machete Maidens Unleashed! Himself 2010-10-15
Sleepless Nights: Revisiting the Slumber Party Massacres Himself (archive footage) 2010-10-05
Tales from the Lumber Yard: The Making of Galaxy of Terror Self 2010-12-26
Sodankylä ikuisesti: Elokuvan vuosisata Self 2010-08-05
With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story Himself 2010-07-24
Nightmares in Red, White and Blue Himself 2009-08-06
Tromatized: Meet Lloyd Kaufman Himself 2009-02-25
Popatopolis Himself 2009-06-10
Starz Inside - Comic Books Unbound Himself 2008-06-10
The Fanex Files, Volume 2: Samuel Z. Arkoff Himself 2008-10-28
Rachel Getting Married Wedding Guest 2008-10-03
Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story Himself 2007-11-08
Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman Himself 2007-05-16
Searchers 2.0 Producer (Flashback) 2007-08-31
Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows Himself - Interviewee 2007-09-02
The Sci-Fi Boys Self 2006-04-27
The Perfect Scary Movie Himself 2005-10-29
Gangland: Bullets over Hollywood 2005-12-02
The True Story of Hannibal 2005-01-02
The Manchurian Candidate Mr. Secretary 2004-07-30
Mario Bava: Operazione paura Himself 2004-04-30
Edgar G. Ulmer: The Man Off-Screen Self 2004-09-04
Looney Tunes: Back in Action Hollywood Director 2003-11-14
A Decade Under the Influence Self 2003-04-25
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood Himself 2003-03-09
All the Love You Cannes! Self 2002-05-16
Inside the Labyrinth: The Making of 'The Silence of the Lambs' Self 2001-01-01
Hidden Values: The Movies of the Fifties Himself 2001-09-04
Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies Himself 2001-04-02
It Conquered Hollywood! The Story of American International Pictures Himself 2001-05-01
The Wicker Man Enigma Himself 2001-10-01
Burnt Offering: The Cult of The Wicker Man Himself 2001-12-29
Scream 3 Studio Executive 2000-02-03
The Independent Himself 2000-11-10
The Directors: The Films of Roger Corman self 1999-02-01
The Phantom Eye Dr. Gorman 1999-10-30
The Dark Side of Hollywood 1998-05-13
Some Nudity Required Himself 1998-10-16
The Second Civil War Sandy Collins 1997-03-15
Vincent Price: The Versatile Villain Self 1997-10-12
Apollo 13 Congressman 1995-06-30
The Man Who Drew Bug-Eyed Monsters Himself 1994-04-12
A Century of Cinema Himself 1994-01-01
Body Bags Dr. Bregman 1993-08-07
Philadelphia Mr. Laird 1993-12-22
The Silence of the Lambs FBI Director Hayden Burke 1991-02-01
The Horror Hall of Fame II Himself 1991-10-05
Horror Cafe Himself 1990-04-11
The Horror Hall of Fame Himself 1990-09-30
Martin Scorsese Directs Self 1990-06-16
Hollywood Boulevard II Himself 1989-01-01
First Works 1989-10-10
Lords of the Deep Corporate executive (uncredited) 1989-06-02
Ticket to Hollywood Self 1984-05-01
Swing Shift Mr. MacBride 1984-04-13
The Horror of It All Himself 1983-02-23
Der Stand der Dinge The Lawyer 1982-03-22
The Howling Man in Phone Booth 1981-01-21
Roger Corman: Hollywood's Wild Angel Himself 1978-04-06
Cannonball District Attorney 1976-07-06
The Godfather: Part II Senator #2 1974-12-20
Horror!!! Self 1964-01-02
Atlas Greek Soldier 1961-05-01
Ski Troop Attack 1960-04-08
The Wasp Woman Hospital Doctor 1959-10-30
War of the Satellites Ground Control (uncredited) 1958-05-18
The Cry Baby Killer Joe - TV Truck Man (uncredited) 1958-08-15
Naked Paradise Office Worker (uncredited) 1957-01-01
Day the World Ended Nelson - Louise's Fiancée in Framed Photograph (uncredited) 1955-12-01
Monster from the Ocean Floor Tommy 1954-05-21
The Fast and the Furious Roadblock State Trooper 1954-11-01
Segal Himself
Z Dead End Rumored
Charles Beaumont: The Short Life of Twilight Zone's Magic Man Self
Remembering the Intruder Himself