Knowledge Identifier: +Roger_Corman
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1926.
Countries: United States (73%), United Kingdom (9%), (5%)
Linked to: Beverly Hills High School, Rock 'n' Roll High School, British Film Institute, Museum of Modern Art
Michael Forest - Forest was a rugged-looking addition to Roger Corman's list of leading men during their 1950s heyday, in some of his roles he does for non-union animation dubbing
Pamela Duncan (actress) - Her first role came in 1951, when she appeared in the film "Whistling Hills", but she was best known for her role in "Attack of the Crab Monsters", a 1957 science-fiction release directed by Roger Corman
B movie - In 1954, a young filmmaker named Roger Corman received his first screen credits as writer and associate producer of Allied Artists' "Highway Dragnet"
Ronald Sinclair - After that, he resumed work in 1955 Sinclair and began a long and fruitful collaboration with producer-director Roger Corman which led to a busy career in low-budget independent filmmaking
Don Durant - In 1956, Durant starred and did his own stunts in Roger Corman's "She-Gods of Shark Reef", which became a cult classic
Armondo Linus Acosta - From 1958 through 1963, he shared the distinction of being in the Roger Corman stable of "maverick" up-and-coming young filmmakers
Mel Welles - His best-remembered role may be that of hapless flower shop owner Gravis Mushnik in the 1960 low-budget Roger Corman dark comedy, "The Little Shop of Horrors"
Vincent Price - In the 1960s, Price had a number of low-budget successes with Roger Corman and American International Pictures including the Edgar Allan Poe adaptations "House of Usher" , "The Pit and the Pendulum" , "Tales of Terror" , "The Comedy of Terrors" , "The Raven" , "The Masque of the Red Death" , and "The Tomb of Ligeia"
Peter Lorre - In the early 1960s he worked with Roger Corman on several low-budgeted, tongue-in-cheek, and very popular films.
William Shatner - In 1962, he starred in Roger Corman's movie "The Intruder"
Basil Rathbone - Rathbone appeared with Price in the final segment of Roger Corman's 1962 anthology film "Tales of Terror", a loose dramatisation of Poe's "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar
Debra Paget - Her final feature film was "The Haunted Palace", a 1963 horror movie directed by Roger Corman for American International Pictures
William Campbell (film actor) - In 1963, Campbell began a brief association with Roger Corman, starring in the director's "The Young Racers" that year
Edd Byrnes - He was featured as one of the convict commandos in 1964 in Roger Corman's "The Secret Invasion"
Hells Angels - At other times, such as in the 1966 Roger Corman film "The Wild Angels" where they are depicted as violent and nihilistic, they are portrayed as a violent criminal gang and a scourge on society
Playhouse 90 - "Seven Against the Wall" was scripted by Howard Browne, who later reworked his teleplay into the screenplay for Roger Corman's 1967 movie, "The St. Valentine's Day Massacre"
The Trip (1967 film) - "'The Trip"' is a counterculture-era cult film released by American International Pictures, directed by Roger Corman, written by Jack Nicholson, and shot on location in and around Los Angeles, including on top of Kirkwood in Laurel Canyon, Hollywood Hills, and near Big Sur, California in 1967
New World Pictures - In 1970, the company was founded as "'New World Pictures, Ltd."', by B-movie director Roger Corman with his brother Gene, after leaving American International Pictures
Corman was the subject of the 1978 documentary "Roger Corman: Hollywood's Wild Angel", produced and directed by Christian Blackwood
Joe Dante - His first full feature film, Roger Corman produced quickee "Piranha", was released in 1978
Grace Zabriskie - After making her major film debut in 1979's "Norma Rae", Zabriskie went on to appear in dozens of other works, including the 1981 Roger Corman horror film "Galaxy of Terror", 1981 miniseries adaptation of John Steinbeck's "East of Eden", as the nanny in 1980's "The Private Eyes", as Debra Winger's mother in "An Officer and a Gentleman"; as Paul Le Mat's mother in 1984's "The Burning Bed" starring Farrah Fawcett; in 1989's "Drugstore Cowboy"; as the ill-fated orphanage owner Grace Poole in "Child's Pl
Robert Englund - " He acted out Ranger in "Galaxy of Terror," produced by Roger Corman, which was released in 1981
Michael Hutchence - In 1990, Hutchence portrayed nineteenth-century Romantic poet, Percy Shelley, in Roger Corman's film version of "Frankenstein Unbound" based on a science fiction time travel story of the same name written by Brian Aldiss
In 1998, he won the first Producer's award ever given by the Cannes Film Festival
Mel Welles - In 1998, Welles took to the stage in a community theater production of Little Shop of Horrors as Mushnik, the role he created in the original Roger Corman film
These titles include "Rock 'n' Roll High School", "Death Race 2000", "Galaxy of Terror", "Forbidden World" and "Piranha", with additional titles continuing to be released
Paul Chihara - His first film score was for Roger Corman's "Death Race 2000" , and came at a point that he decided to leave academia to pursue a living as a composer
In 2009, Corman produced and directed alongside director Joe Dante the web series "Splatter" for Netflix
In 2010, Corman was inducted into the Beverly Hills High School Hall of Fame
In 2012, Corman was honored with the Filmmaker on the Edge award at the Provincetown International Film Festival