STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 513 this week

Russ Meyer (I) (1922–2004)


Russell Albion Meyer was born in San Leandro, California, to Lydia Lucinda (Hauck), a nurse, and William Arthur Meyer, a police officer, who divorced during his childhood. His parents were both of German descent. Meyer began winning prizes at 15 with his amateur films. He spent World War II in Europe as a combat cameraman. After the war, he became... See full bio »

Behind the Scenes of Horror Movies

Even movie monsters need to take a break, as this look behind the scenes of classic and contemporary horror films...

View the gallery

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 people
created 28 Oct 2010
 
a list of 45 people
created 24 Sep 2011
 
a list of 25 people
created 16 Jul 2012
 
a list of 33 people
created 10 Sep 2014
 
a list of 25 people
created 18 Nov 2014
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Russ Meyer's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Up!
Up! Director
(1976)
Motorpsycho!
Motorpsycho! Director
(1965)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (29 credits)
Show Show Writer (23 credits)
Show Show Producer (25 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (24 credits)
Show Show Editor (20 credits)
Show Show Actor (14 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (4 credits)
Show Show Editorial department (1 credit)
Show Show Location management (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (13 credits)
Show Show Self (20 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

18 pin-up photographs he took in 1950-60s on display in Santa Monica, then New York City, in 2000 and 2002. See more »

Publicity Listings:

9 Print Biographies | 8 Interviews | 13 Articles | 3 Pictorials | See more »


Alternate Names:

B. Callum | The Late Russ Meyer | E.E. Meyer | R. Albion Meyer

Height:

6' 0¾" (1.85 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Nothing is obscene providing it is done in bad taste. See more »

Trivia:

His works were considered pornographic at the time of their release, but contain very little graphic sexual content by today's standards. See more »

Trademark:

Often casts women with abnormally large breasts See more »

Nickname:

The Fellini of the Sex Industry See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

Contribute to This Page