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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 11 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 2007 Beowulf (screenplay)
 2006 Silent Hill (written by)
 2004 Glitterati
 2002 The Rules of Attraction (screenplay)
 1998 RPM (story - original script, uncredited)
 1995 Crying Freeman (uncredited)
 1994 Pulp Fiction (story)
 1993 Killing Zoe (written by)
 1993 True Romance (uncredited)
 1992 Reservoir Dogs (background radio dialog)
 1983 The Worm Turns (Short) (writer)
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Other Works:

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

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Alternate Names:

Roger Roberts Avary
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Personal Quote:

[on Ron Perlman] Ron Perlman is a giving actor, with no pretensions. He's wonderful to work with, full of ideas, and a truly gifted actor. When he came onto the production of Mr. Stitch (1995) the set literally lit up. Working with him was one of the bright moments of my career, and I would work with him again in a hot second. This must sound like I'm going overboard, but Ron has such an elegant,... See more »

Trivia:

A direct descendant of pirate/marooner Henry "Long Ben" Avary. See more »

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Frequently casts legendary porn star Ron Jeremy in bit parts. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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