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Eli Roth


Eli Raphael Roth was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to Cora (Bialis), a painter, and Sheldon H. Roth, a psychoanalyst, psychiatrist, and clinical professor. His family is Jewish (from Austria, Hungary, Russia, and Poland). He began shooting Super 8 films at the age of eight, after watching Ridley Scott's Alien (1979) and vomiting, and deciding he ... See full bio »

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Known For

Grindhouse
Grindhouse Producer
(2007)
Hostel
Hostel Producer
(2005)
Cabin Fever
Cabin Fever Producer
(2002)
Hostel: Part II
Hostel: Part II Producer
(2007)

Filmography

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  Haunt (producer) (pre-production)
  Lake Mead (executive producer) / (producer) (post-production)
 2017 Baywatch (co-producer)
 2016 Two on the Run (executive producer)
  #15SecondScare (TV Series short) (producer - 13 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Who Wants to Play with the Rabbit? (2016) ... (producer)
- It's Me Jessica (2015) ... (producer)
- Lord Binah ... (producer)
- Sleepless ... (executive producer)
 2016 Cabin Fever (executive producer)
 2015-2016 Real Scares (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- Paranormal: TJ (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Paranormal: Jean-Pierre (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Dan (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Antonio (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Ari (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 South of Hell (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Take Life Now (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Blood Relations (2015) ... (executive producer)
- I See You (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The One That Got Away (2015) ... (executive producer)
- South of the Border (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Violet (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
 2015 1 Minute Horror (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- The Elevator (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The Cannibal (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The VISITors (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Stalk (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Vandals (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2013-2015 Hemlock Grove (TV Series) (executive producer - 33 episodes)
- Damascus (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Dire Night on the Worm Moon (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Todos Santos (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Pendant (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Boy in the Box (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Chainsaw (Short) (executive producer)
 2015 This Forgotten Day in Fright (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2015 Lab Coats: Life After the Zombie Apocalypse (TV Short) (executive producer)
 2015 The Man with the Iron Fists 2 (Video) (executive producer)
 2015/I Knock Knock (producer)
 2014 Clown (producer - produced by)
 2014/IV The Stranger (producer)
 2014 The Green Inferno Survival (Video Game) (producer)
 2013 The Green Inferno (producer)
 2013 The Sacrament (producer)
 2013 The Last Exorcism Part II (producer)
 2012 The Man with the Iron Fists (producer)
 2012 Aftershock (producer)
 2011 Curiosity (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- How Evil Are You? (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2010 The Last Exorcism (producer)
 2007 Hostel: Part II (producer)
 2007 Grindhouse (producer - fake trailer segment)
 2005 Hostel (producer)
 2005 2001 Maniacs (producer)
 2004 Cabin Fever: Beneath the Skin (Video documentary short) (executive producer)
 2003 The Rotten Fruit (Video short) (producer)
 2002 Cabin Fever (producer)
 1999 Chowdaheads (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1994 Restaurant Dogs (Short) (producer)
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Other Works:

Provided three separate DVD commentaries for Hostel: Part II (2007), a solo commentary, a commentary with the actors, as well as a commentary with executive producer Quentin Tarantino. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

David Kaufbird | Eli R. Roth

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I really like The Office (2001), the original one. And obviously Sacha Baron Cohen, I have all the British Ali G DVDs. When I was shooting Hostel (2005), the children who played the street kids were these gypsies who lived in a commune. They didn't go to school but knew English from watching HBO and Ali G. They called me Eli G, and I had to say: 'Yo bitches!' Recently I've been watching Nighty ... See more »

Trivia:

He paid for his student films by working as an on-line sex operator for Penthouse magazine, back when only doctors and scientists were on the Internet. Subscribers paid $30 an hour to have sex with Roth and his N.Y.U. friends, thinking they were gorgeous Penthouse models. Roth claims that these experiences inspire many of the characters he writes today. See more »

Trademark:

He loves photographing through mirrors. In "Cabin Fever" Marcy examines herself, in "Hostel" the girls at the Hostel are first shown in reflection and Kana kills herself after seeing her reflection, and in "Hostel Part 2" there are several sequences of girls posing in triptych mirrors. See more »

Nickname:

Gorilka

Star Sign:

Aries

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