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Roger Avary


Award-winning filmmaker Roger Avary first began experimenting in Beta I video and 8mm film formats during the late 1970s. In 1983, his Super-8mm supernatural thriller The Worm Turns won Best Film from the Los Angeles Film Teachers Association Film Expo. He went on to attend the Pasadena Art Center College of Design's prestigious film program ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Pulp Fiction
Pulp Fiction Writer
(1994)
The Rules of Attraction
(2002)
Killing Zoe
Killing Zoe Writer
(1993)
Beowulf
Beowulf Producer
(2007)

Filmography

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 2012 XIII: The Series (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Battlezone (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Berzerk (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Punchout (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Black Widow (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Pong (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2007 Beowulf (executive producer)
 2004 Glitterati (producer)
 2002 The Rules of Attraction (executive producer)
 2000 The Last Man (executive producer)
 1998 Boogie Boy (executive producer)
 1997 Odd Jobs (TV Movie) (producer)
 1995 Mr. Stitch (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1983 The Worm Turns (Short) (producer)
 1983 The Boys (Short) (producer)
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Other Works:

Directed music video for The Go-Go's "The Whole World's Lost Its head" (1994).

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Alternate Names:

Roger Roberts Avary

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

As I was reading the serialized version of Sandman: The Doll's House, it was like having a third eye open in my forehead. Johnny Depp as Dream. Fairuza Balk as Death. I would subcontract Jan Svankmajer or the Brothers Quay (Timothy Quay and Stephen Quay) to animate the transitions from the dream realm into our own world, so as to simulate the graphic style of Dave McKean's covers. It would be a ... See more »

Trivia:

Wrote a script entitled "Pandemonium Reigns" which was never produced, but significant elements were later used to make Pulp Fiction (1994). See more »

Trademark:

Often shows silent films on TV in his films. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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