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Roger Corman

Roger Corman's biography

Roger William Corman is 96 years old film director born at Detroit. He was born on Monday 5th of April 1926. He is often nicknamed as King of the Bs, The King of the Cult Film, The Pope of Pop Cinema. According to year of birth 1926 he belongs to Greatest Generation. Birthday on 5th of April means Roger is Aries. Aries is the most active sign of Zodiac, one born with this sign is a very quick learner, aggressive and passionate.

Roger is native english speaker. Roger is white american. He is citizen of United States of America. He is roman catholic. Roger´s primary profession is to be film director. You can know Roger also as actor, screenwriter, film producer, television actor, film actor. He is recently known as executive producer.

Roger Corman's family

Roger Corman's wife

She is known as film producer. His wife was born on Monday 22nd of June 1942 in Omaha.

Roger Corman's ex wife

Roger Corman's schools

We found 2 schools He attended. Complete list of schools: Stanford University, Beverly Hills High School.

Detailed informations about Roger´s schools

  • Attended Stanford University and Oxford University.
  • Attended and graduated from Beverly Hills High School.

Roger Corman's career

His main focus is to be film director. He is famous thanks to The Little Shop of Horrors.

Is Roger Corman gay ?

Roger is known to be straight.

Awards and competitions

Roger Corman's Awards

  • Society of Operating Cameramen (SOC) Recipient, Governors Award (CAMMY) (2004).
  • He appeared in two Best Picture Academy Award winners: The Godfather: Part II (1974) and The Silence of the Lambs (1991).

What else you don't know about Roger Corman ?

His middle name is William.

Roger Corman's quotes

  • In science-fiction films, the monster should always be bigger than the leading lady.
  • I think there is always a political undercurrent in my films. With the exception of The Stranger (1962), I tried not to put it on the surface.
  • All my films have been concerned simply with man as a social animal.
  • I've never made the film I wanted to make. No matter what happens, it never turns out exactly as I hoped.
  • Horror films always do well. But in cycles. One horror film will do well, and people will make lots of horror films, saturate the market until there are too many horror films and people will slow down making horror films. And then it'll start up again.
  • [on Martin Scorsese preferring The Wild Angels (1966) to Ingmar Bergman's Wild Strawberries (1957)] I think Marty sometimes says things just to startle people. But we can certainly agree that 'Wild Angels' had more action than 'Wild Strawberries'.
  • The myth that when I was directing that I was always printing the first take. I would generally go two, three, four takes. First take is generally not exactly what you're looking for.

Roger Corman's height, body shape

Lets describe how Roger Corman looks. We will focus on his height, body shape and hair color. He is tall as 6' 2" (188 cm). Body build is average. Roger´s hair is shade of grey.