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Jack Sholder

Jack Sholder was born on June 8, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a director and writer, known for A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985), The Hidden (1987) and Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies (1999). See full bio »

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 2004 12 Days of Terror (TV Movie)
 2003 Tremors (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2002 Beeper
 2001 Arachnid
 1999 Mortal Kombat: Conquest (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1997 Pensacola: Wings of Gold (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Birds of Prey (1997)
 1997 Runaway Car (TV Movie)
 1996 Generation X (TV Movie)
 1995 The Omen (TV Movie)
 1994 Natural Selection (TV Movie)
 1993 12:01 (TV Movie)
 1990 Gabriel's Fire (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1990 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1990 By Dawn's Early Light (TV Movie)
 1989 Renegades
 1988 Vietnam War Story (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Fragging (1988)
 1987 The Hidden
 1973 The Garden Party (Short)
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6' 3" (1.91 m)

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[Talking about working with Robert Englund on "A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge"] One of the most brilliant things Wes did was cast Robert Englund because people always cast some lunk to play the killer ... whereas Robert Englund is not a big scary guy. He's a guy with an interesting, almost funny face, but he's a terrific actor. And Wes made that choice; it was a brilliant ... See more »


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