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Victor Salva


Born in Martinez, California, 20 miles outside San Francisco, Victor Salva had written and directed over 20 short and feature-length films before graduating from high school. In the mid-'80s his 37-minute short Something in the Basement (1986) took first place in the fiction category at the Sony/AFI Home Video Competition. A horror allegory about ... See full bio »

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 2017 Jeepers Creepers III (screenplay) (pre-production)
 2014/IV Dark House (screenplay)
 2011 Rosewood Lane (written by)
 2008 Fear Itself (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- In Sickness and in Health (2008) ... (written by)
 2003 Jeepers Creepers II (characters) / (written by)
 2002 Behind the Peepers: The Making of 'Jeepers Creepers' (Video documentary) (creator)
 2001 Jeepers Creepers (written by)
 1999 Rites of Passage (writer)
 1995 Powder (written by)
 1995 The Nature of the Beast (written by)
 1989 Clownhouse (written by)
 1986 Something in the Basement (Short)
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[on Powder (1995)] [It] contains many of my thoughts from my time in prison in its subtext. It was a terrible time for me, enduring the constant taunts. I often felt like Flanery's [Sean Patrick Flanery's] albino character. My power did not come from within myself, though; my close friend Francis [Francis Ford Coppola] gave me that power. He visited me weekly, we discussed my crimes. Francis ... See more »

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In 1995, the boy he molested (then in his 20s) publicly boycotted the film Powder (1995) to bring attention to Salva's sexual misdeeds, which contributed to the film's less-than-stellar box office. See more »

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Frequently works with Ray Wise

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Aries

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