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James O'Barr

James O'Barr was born on January 1, 1960 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for The Crow (1994), The Crow: City of Angels (1996) and The Crow: Salvation (2000). See full bio »

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Known For

The Crow
The Crow Writer
(1994)
The Crow: Salvation
(2000)

Filmography

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  The Crow (comic book series and comic strip) (pre-production)
 2010 Frame 137 (Short) (comic book and characters)
 2005 The Crow: Wicked Prayer (comic book series and comic strip The Crow)
 2000 The Crow: Salvation (comic book series - comic strip)
 1998 The Crow: Stairway to Heaven (TV Series) (comic book series and comic strip)
 1996 The Crow: City of Angels (comic book series and comic strip)
 1994 The Crow (comic book series and comic strip)
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 1994 The Crow
Robber (uncredited)
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 2009 Comic Book Literacy (Documentary)
Himself
 2001 A Profile of James O'Barr (Video documentary short)
Himself
 1997 A-Z of Horror (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself
 1996 The Anti Gravity Room (TV Series)
Himself
- The Fringe III (1996) ... Himself

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Other Works:

Razor, small story in Bone Saw, new comic coming soon
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Personal Quote:

(on how writing The Crow never brought the catharsis he was hoping for): "As I drew each page, it made me more self-destructive, if anything. There is pure anger on each page" See more »

Trivia:

He was further inspired to create 'The Crow' after reading about a couple in Detroit who were murdered for a twenty dollar engagement ring. See more »

Trademark:

Best known as the creator of ''The Crow''. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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