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Frank Henenlotter

Writer/director Frank Henenlotter was born August 29, 1950, in New York City. He gleefully "misspent" his youth watching a large array of blithely cheap'n'cheesy low-budget exploitation flicks in various seedy grindhouse theaters on Mahattan's 42nd St. He began making 8mm films as a teenager. His 16mm black-and-white short Slash of the Knife (1972)... See full bio »

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Known For

Basket Case
Basket Case Director
(1982)
Brain Damage
Brain Damage Director
(1988)
Frankenhooker
Frankenhooker Director
(1990)
Bad Biology
Bad Biology Director
(2008)

Filmography

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 2018 The Trial of MIke Diana (Documentary) (filming)
 2013 That's Sexploitation! (Documentary)
 2008 Bad Biology
 1991 Basket Case 3
 1990 Frankenhooker
 1990 Basket Case 2
 1988 Brain Damage
 1982 Basket Case
  Lurid Women (Short)
  Son of Psycho (Short)
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Show Show Actor (3 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video: Directed "I Shoulda Never" video by R.A. The Rugged Man. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Frank Hennonlotter
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Personal Quote:

I hate the "Golden Turkey" mentality . . . utterly and completely repulsive. It doesn't take a brain to sit around and make fun of a film. I don't appreciate Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988), either; I can make my own jokes. I don't need some smartass to tell me what's funny. I don't think that's real fandom; it's mass marketing. See more »

Trivia:

Rescued low budget pictures and put them out on his Frank Henenlotter's Sexy Shockers From The Underground label for Something Weird Video See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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