Sam Raimi

Birthday:

10/23/1959

Place of birth:

Royal Oak, Michigan, USA:

Biography:

Samuel M. Raimi (born October 23, 1959) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter and actor primarily known for creating the cult horror Evil Dead series, and directing the Spider-Man trilogy (2002–2007). He also directed the 1990 superhero film Darkman, the 1998 neo-noir crime-thriller A Simple Plan, the 2000 supernatural thriller film The Gift, the 2009 supernatural horror film Drag Me to Hell, and the 2013 Disney fantasy film Oz the Great and Powerful. Raimi has also produced several successful television series, including Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and its spin-off Xena: Warrior Princess. He founded the production company Renaissance Pictures in 1979. His movie Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is scheduled for a release on March 25, 2022.


Film Credits

The Jungle Book (2016)
as Giant Squirrel (voice)
3 Geezers! (2013)
as Director
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
as Ghost at Seance (uncredited)
The Evil Dead: Treasures from the Cutting Room Floor (2007)
as Himself
Suck My Geek! (2007)
as himself
Spider-Man 2: Making the Amazing (2004)
as Himself
Spider-Mania (2002)
as Himself
Beyond the Ultimate Spin: The Making of 'Spider-Man' (2002)
as Himself
Hatred Of A Minute (2002)
as Soap Actor on TV (uncredited)
The Gore the Merrier: The Making of Evil Dead II (2000)
as Himself
Galaxis (1995)
as Nervous Official
The Flintstones (1994)
as Cliff Look-A-Like
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
as Hudsucker Brainstormer
Body Bags (1993)
as Dead Bill
Indian Summer (1993)
as Stick Coder
Army of Darkness (1992)
as Knight in Sweatshirt and Sneakers (uncredited)
Innocent Blood (1992)
as Roma Meats Man
Flying Saucers Over Hollywood: The 'Plan 9' Companion (1992)
as Himself
Maniac Cop 2 (1990)
as Newscaster
Miller's Crossing (1990)
as Snickering Gunman
Intruder (1989)
as Randy
This Is Horror (1989)
as Himself
Maniac Cop (1988)
as Parade Reporter
Evil Dead II (1987)
as Medieval Soldier / Possessed Rocking Chair (uncredited)
Spies Like Us (1985)
as Drive-in guard #2
Thou Shalt Not Kill... Except (1985)
as Cult Leader
Sam Raimi Early Shorts (1985)
as
Cleveland Smith, Bounty Hunter (1982)
as
The Evil Dead (1981)
as Hitchhiking Fisherman / Evil Force (uncredited)
Stryker's War (1980)
as Cult Leader
The Blind Waiter (1980)
as Busboy
Attack of the Helping Hand! (1979)
as Milkman
Holding It (1978)
as
Acting and Reacting (1978)
as mime at party
It's Murder! (1977)
as Uncle Jasper
Fanboy ()
as Sam Raimi
AGFA MYSTERY MIXTAPE #5: HAUNTED LIVES ()
as Himself

Production Credits

World War 3 (2022)
Director
65 (2022)
Producer
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)
Director
Nightbooks (2021)
Producer
Don't Breathe 2 (2021)
Producer
The Unholy (2021)
Producer
The Grudge (2020)
Producer
Crawl (2019)
Producer
The Black Ghiandola (2017)
Director
Killer Piñata (2017)
Thanks
Don't Breathe (2016)
Producer
Poltergeist (2015)
Producer
Murder of a Cat (2014)
Producer
Evil Dead (2013)
Producer
Evil Dead (2013)
Story
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
Director
The Possession (2012)
Executive Producer
Zombie Roadkill (2010)
Executive Producer
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Director
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Writer
30 Days of Night (2007)
Producer
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Director
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Screenplay
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Story
Rise: Blood Hunter (2007)
Executive Producer
The Messengers (2007)
Producer
Man with the Screaming Brain (2005)
Story
Boogeyman (2005)
Producer
The Grudge (2004)
Producer
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Director
Spider-Man (2002)
Director
The Gift (2000)
Director
For Love of the Game (1999)
Director
A Simple Plan (1998)
Director
Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus (1998)
Executive Producer
Darkman III: Die Darkman Die (1996)
Executive Producer
Darkman II: The Return of Durant (1995)
Executive Producer
The Quick and the Dead (1995)
Director
Timecop (1994)
Producer
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
Screenplay
M.A.N.T.I.S. (1994)
Story
Hard Target (1993)
Executive Producer
Army of Darkness (1992)
Director
Army of Darkness (1992)
Screenplay
Army of Darkness (1992)
Editor
The Nutt House (1992)
Writer
Darkman (1990)
Director
Darkman (1990)
Screenplay
Darkman (1990)
Story
Easy Wheels (1989)
Writer
Easy Wheels (1989)
Executive Producer
Evil Dead II (1987)
Director
Evil Dead II (1987)
Screenplay
The Sappy Sap (1985)
Director
Crimewave (1985)
Director
Crimewave (1985)
Writer
Sam Raimi Early Shorts (1985)
Director
Sam Raimi Early Shorts (1985)
Writer
Sam Raimi Early Shorts (1985)
Cinematography
Sam Raimi Early Shorts (1985)
Editor
Sam Raimi Early Shorts (1985)
Sound Mixer
The Evil Dead (1981)
Director
The Evil Dead (1981)
Screenplay
The Evil Dead (1981)
Executive Producer
Attack of the Helping Hand! (1979)
Cinematography
Within the Woods (1978)
Director
Within the Woods (1978)
Executive Producer
Within the Woods (1978)
Writer
Within the Woods (1978)
Editor
Clockwork (1978)
Director
Clockwork (1978)
Writer
Clockwork (1978)
Producer
Six Months to Live (1977)
Director
It's Murder! (1977)
Director
It's Murder! (1977)
Writer
Untitled Sam Raimi Movie ()
Director
Every House Is Haunted ()
Producer
Evil Dead Rise ()
Characters
Evil Dead Rise ()
Executive Producer
Umma ()
Producer
Be My Eyes ()
Producer
Scarface ()
Producer