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Edward D. Wood Jr. (I) (1924–1978)

Hacks are nothing new in Hollywood. Had Edward D. Wood been born a decade or so earlier it's easy to imagine him working out of some Poverty Row outfit in Gower Gulch, competing with the likes of Victor Adamson, Robert J. Horner and Dwain Esper for the title of all-time hack. He would've fit in nicely at Educational Pictures in the early '30s or ... See full bio »

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 2015 Plan 9 (earlier screenplay)
 2013 The Vampire's Tomb (original screenplay)
 2008 Return to Laredo: Requiem for a Cowboy (Short) (1995 screenplay "Crossroads of Laredo")
 2006 Plan Live from Outer Space (Video) (story)
 1999 Devil Girls (novel)
 1999 The Erotic World of A.C. Stephen (Video documentary) (segment "The Cocktail Hostesses", archive footage)
 1995 Crossroads of Laredo (Short)
 1994 Glen and Glenda (Video) (1953 screenplay Glen or Glenda, uncredited)
 1993 Hellborn (Video) (segment "Hellborn")
 1993 Plan 69 from Outer Space (Video) (1958 screenplay Plan 9 from Outer Space, uncredited)
 1974 Five Loose Women (original screenplay)
 1973 The Cocktail Hostesses (writer)
 1972 The Snow Bunnies (original screenplay)
 1972 The Class Reunion (original screenplay)
 1972 Drop Out Wife (original screenplay)
 1972 The Young Marrieds (screenplay)
 1971 'Necromania': A Tale of Weird Love! (novel "The Only House") / (screenplay)
 1971 Nympho Cycler (uncredited)
 1970 Venus Flytrap (uncredited)
 1970 Excited (unconfirmed - unconfirmed)
 1970 The Only House in Town (as Flint Holloway)
 1969 Gun Runners (writer)
 1969 Love Feast (uncredited)
 1969 One Million AC/DC (written by - as Akdon Telmig)
 1969 Operation Redlight (novel "Mama's Diary") / (screenplay)
 1967 For Love and Money (novel "Sexecutives" - uncredited) / (original story - as Edward Davis)
 1965 Orgy of the Dead (novel "Orgy of the Dead") / (screenplay)
 1963 Shotgun Wedding (writer)
 1962 Married Too Young (uncredited)
 1960 The Sinister Urge (as E.D. Wood)
 1959 Night of the Ghouls (written by)
 1959 Revenge of the Virgins (screenplay - as Pete La Roche) / (story - uncredited)
 1959 Plan 9 from Outer Space (written by)
 1958 The Bride and the Beast (writer)
 1957 Final Curtain (Short)
 1957 Outlaw Queen (screenplay - as Pete La Rouche)
 1956 Wetbacks (as Pete LaRoche)
 1955 Bride of the Monster (original story and screenplay)
 1954 Jail Bait (story)
 1953 Boots (Short) (writer)
 1953 Glen or Glenda (story and written by)
 1951 The Sun Was Setting (TV Short)
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His story, "Plan 9 From Outer Space," was adapted into a stage musical by David G. Smith and Mark W. Knowles at the Queen's Theatre in Hornchurch, Essex, England with Julian Harries, Luke Goss, Peter Straker, Michael Lloyd, Raya North, and Vanessa Clark in the cast. Marina Caldarone and Richard Hanson were directors. See more »

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3 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 11 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Daniel Davis | Edward Davis | TV Edwards | Edward Everett | Flint Holloway | Pete La Roche | Pete La Rouche | Pete LaRoche | Don Miller | Akdon Telmig | Akdov Telmig | Dick Trent | Richard Trent | Edw. D. Wood Jr. | Ed Wood Jr. | E.D. Wood | Ed Wood | Ed Woods


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One is always considered mad when one perfects something that others cannot grasp. See more »


Enlisted in the US Marine Corps in May of 1942. His claims to wearing women's underwear beneath his uniform in battle never seemed to distract him from his duty: In addition to taking part in combat in the Marshall Islands and Naumea, he also survived the bloody battle for Tarawa. By all accounts he was fierce in combat. During the invasion he had most of his front teeth knocked out in ... See more »


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A couple of new Ed Wood finds !! billymac107
The most underrated director ever! tsoerska
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