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Reggie Bannister

Musician, Actor, Producer, Screenwriter, Activist - Referred to as "The Hardest Working Man in Horror," Reggie Bannister is known world wide for his starring role as the intrepid ice cream vendor-turned hero in the action-horror series, Phantasm I-IV. His career spans over 40 years in television, film and entertainment with a background that ... See full bio »
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 2015 Bonejangles (post-production)
Edgar Sr.
 2015 Twiztid: Boogieman (Video short)
The Puppetmaster
 2013 Disaster Wars: Earthquake vs. Tsunami
Dr. Jeff Taylor
 2012 Bloody Bloody Bible Camp
Father Richard Cummings
 2012 The Ghastly Love of Johnny X
King Clayton
 2012 Zombie Family (TV Series)
- Reefer Rots the Brain ... Policeman
 2011 Doctor Spine
Patch Castle
 2011/I One for the Road (Short)
Herb Tooklander
 2011 Primitive
Dr. William Stein
 2011 Abolition
 2011 Transformers Prime (TV Series)
- Deus Ex Machina (2011) ... Guard (voice)
 2011 Red & Blue Marbles
 2010 Not Another B Movie
Mad Umpire
 2010 Sawblade
 2010 Carnies (Video)
Detective Conrad Ellison
 2010 Satan Hates You
 2010 The Quiet Ones
Mr. Martino
 2009 It Came from Trafalgar
Mervin Mudd
 2008 Metal Man (Video)
Dr. Arthur Blake
 2008 Text
 2008 Spring Break Massacre (Video)
Sheriff Jacob Yates
 2007 Sigma Die!
Chief Moorhouse
 2007 Revamped (Video)
 2007 The Rage
Uncle Ben
 2007 The Final Curtain
 2007 Interstate
Police officer
 2007 Necronaut
Dr. Reed
 2006 Fallen Angels
 2006 Last Rites (Video)
 2006 Cemetery Gates
 2005 Dead Things (Video)
Mr. Levin (Segments "Prologue" / "The Wish")
 2005 The Mangler Reborn (Video)
 2005 Journeyman
 2005 Song of the Dead
President of United States
 2005 Aconite
 2002 Bubba Ho-Tep
Rest Home Administrator
 1997 Wishmaster
Pharmacist (as Reggie Banister)
 1997 Drop Off
Eric's Father
 1995 The Demolitionist
Warden Thomas
 1994 That Little Monster
 1988 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Jury Foreman
- Romancing the Drone (1988) ... Jury Foreman
 1988 Survival Quest
 1979 Phantasm
 1976 Kenny & Company
Mr. Donovan
 1976 Jim, the World's Greatest
O.D. Silengsly
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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Possibly, the real key to what made "Phantasm" what it became was that there were a lot of people jamming ideas, what are we gonna do here, I don't know, let's construct something, let's make something. The old "mother of invention". See more »


He admires Quentin Tarantino and says he would love to work with him. See more »


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