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Mark Pirro

According to the news program, Hard Copy, "Mark Pirro practically made Hollywood history with his 1983 feature comedy, A Polish Vampire in Burbank." Shot for the unbelievable budget of $2500, the feature went on to make back over a million dollars in home video and cable television distribution. It played on USA network for two years in the late ... See full bio »

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Contributed to the book Gods In Spandex, Or, A Survivors' Account Of 80s Cinema Obscura (Succubus Press/2007). See more »

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Marky Dolittle | Marky Elfman

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There's absolutely nothing I'm capable of doing other than being a filmmaker. I've tried other jobs, I've tried the straight and narrow path, and I went nuts. You have to really want [to be a filmmaker] bad enough. See more »


Many of Pirro's actors go as far back as the beginning of his filmmaking. John McCafferty has appeared in almost all of Pirro's films (including two short films made in 1978 and 1979, "Buns" and "The Spy Who Did It Better"). Ron Curtiss appeared in 1978's "Buns," "Color-Blinded" (1998), "Rectuma" (2003) and "The God Complex" (2009). Tyrone Dubose' appeared as a pimp in "A Polish Vampire in ... See more »

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