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Exclusive Interview: Cult Filmmaker and Producer Wayne Crawford (Part Two)

19 May 2016 2:03 PM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Part two of our intimate interview with the late filmmaker Wayne Crawford. A true independent filmmaker who always saw himself as a leading man, Wayne Crawford wrote, produced, directed, and starred in a number of projects, several of which became bona fide cult films and even fan favorites. Sadly, Mr. Crawford passed away on April…

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Exclusive Interview: Cult Filmmaker and Producer Wayne Crawford (Part One)

10 May 2016 7:41 PM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Shock is proud to present this interview with the late, great filmmaker Wayne Crawford. A true independent filmmaker who always saw himself as a leading man, Wayne Crawford wrote, produced, directed, and starred in a number of projects, several of which became bona fide cult films and even fan favorites. He started out scrounging…

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- Chris Alexander

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Wayne Crawford Dies; Actor, Writer & Producer Co-Scripted ‘Valley Girl’

2 May 2016 2:06 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Wayne Crawford, an actor, writer, director and producer whose credits include co-scripting the 1983 comedy Valley Girl and creating the FX documentary series Okavango: The Wild Frontier, died Saturday at his home in Winston-Salem, Nc. He was 69. A native of Geneva, NY, Crawford began acting off-Broadway and in touring stage productions. While working in Florida, he met Andy Lane, and they began a long partnership that resulted in numerous indie pics including Trial by Terr… »

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Wayne Crawford Dies; Actor, Writer & Producer Co-Scripted ‘Valley Girl’

2 May 2016 2:06 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Wayne Crawford, an actor, writer, director and producer whose credits include co-scripting the 1983 comedy Valley Girl and creating the FX documentary series Okavango: The Wild Frontier, died Saturday at his home in Winston-Salem, Nc. He was 69. A native of Geneva, NY, Crawford began acting off-Broadway and in touring stage productions. While working in Florida, he met Andy Lane, and they began a long partnership that resulted in numerous indie pics including Trial by Terr… »

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Wayne Crawford, ‘Valley Girl’ Producer, Dies at 69

2 May 2016 12:25 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Wayne Crawford, who produced indie hits including “Valley Girl” and “Night of the Comet” and acted in dozens of films and TV shows, died April 30 in Winston-Salem, N.C. He was 69 and had been ill for some time, according to a colleague, Gregory Small.

The 1983 “Valley Girl,” which he also wrote, was directed by Martha Coolidge and starred a punky Nicolas Cage with Deborah Foreman. The film included a New Wave greatest hits soundtrack, but notably didn’t include the Frank Zappa song “Valley Girl,” which Zappa would not allow.

His other films as producer included “Peacemaker” and “Mortal Passions.” As an actor, he appeared in the TV series “American Heart” and “Okavango” and made numerous guest appearances.

Born in Geneva, New York, Crawford began his career as an actor in New York, working Off-Broadway and on truck and bus tours around America. While acting in a low-budget movie in South Florida, »

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