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Fritz Kiersch

Fritz Kiersch was born on July 23, 1951 in Alpine, Texas, USA as George Keith Kiersch. He is a director and producer, known for Children of the Corn (1984), Tuff Turf (1985) and The Stranger (1995). See full bio »
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 2006 The Hunt
 2006 Surveillance
 1995 The Stranger
 1994 Shattered Image (TV Movie)
 1992 Into the Sun
 1990 Swamp Thing (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Falco (1990)
 1990 Fatal Charm (Video) (as Alan Smithee)
 1987 Gor
 1985 Tuff Turf
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 2011 First & Female (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2009 Unsolved (executive producer)
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 2007 Extras... (Short)
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 2006 The Hunt
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 2008 Three Little Words (Short) (special thanks)
 2008 Making the Grade (Short) (special thanks)
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 2004 Harvesting Horror: Children of the Corn (Video documentary short)

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Alternate Names:

Alan Smithee

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Started out as a camera assistant on TV commercials. Moreover, Kiersch also worked as both an assistant director and production manager before eventually working his way up to producer.

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