|Date of Birth||15 September 1964, New York, USA|
Mini Bio (1)
Steven R. Monroe is a true child of film. His entire immediate family was, or is, part of the entertainment industry. Monroe started very early in life making movies with his Super 8 camera when he was 8 years old and receiving his first paycheck in at the age of 12 in the film business. At 20 he began his freelance career spending over 10 years in the camera department as an assistant cameraman and operator on films and television, before fulfilling his dream as a director for the first time at the age of 30.
Since then Monroe has directed music videos, commercials, documentary and then feature films and Television movies, doing all formats and all genres he considers himself lucky. To date he has directed 10 Television movies for the SyFy network and Lifetime. And has directed 9 Feature films including the acclaimed HOUSE OF 9 starring Dennis Hopper and the controversial and critically acclaimed re make of the 1978 classic I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE in 2010. He directed two films for legend Stephen J. Cannell, IT WAITS and LEFT IN DARKNESS. He has written, produced and directed two of his own films, the ensemble drama COMPLACENT and the action thriller MONIKA. In 2012 he produced the horror film THE DEMENTED for Anchor Bay Films and directed the sequel to his controversial remake I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE 2 to be released September 24th, 2013. Also in the beginning of 2013 he directed the SyFy Original horror film THE LAST HALLOWEEN.
Monroe is known for his style, speed, extensive knowledge of the camera and all facets of production, doing a lot with a little, and also for his very strong ability to get good and realistic performances from his actors. He has been noted by critics for having no fear, and for making a believable, and stylistic film not matter what the genre or budget.
He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two sons.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous
|Melanie Monroe||(13 October 2001 - present) (2 children)|