Roger Corman

Roger Corman

  • Born on
    • April 5th, 1926
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.

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Acting (26 Credits)

2013Extraordinary Tales as Prince Prospero (voice) (segment 'The Masque of the Red Death')Watch Free
2012Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader as Dean HinkleWatch Free
2010Dinoshark as Dr. Frank Reeves
2010Sharktopus as Beach Bum
2010A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss
2008Rachel Getting Married as Wedding Guest
2004The Manchurian Candidate as Mr. Secretary
2003Looney Tunes: Back in Action as Hollywood Director
2000Scream 3 as Studio Executive
1997The Second Civil War as Sandy Collins
1995Apollo 13 as Congressman
1993Philadelphia as Mr. Laird
1993Body Bags as Dr. Bregman
1991The Silence of the Lambs as FBI Director Hayden Burke
1989Lords of the Deep as Corporate executive (uncredited)
1984Swing Shift as Mr. MacBride
1982The State of Things as The Lawyer
1981The Howling as Man in Phone Booth
1976Cannonball! as District Attorney
1974The Godfather: Part II as Senator #2
1959The Wasp Woman as Hospital Doctor
1958The Cry Baby Killer as Joe - TV Truck Man (uncredited)
1958War of the Satellites as Ground Control (uncredited)
1955Day the World Ended as Nelson - Louise's Fiancée in Framed Photograph (uncredited)
1954Monster from the Ocean Floor as Tommy
1954The Fast and the Furious as Roadblock State Trooper


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