Roger Avary

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Award-winning filmmaker Roger Avary first began experimenting in Beta I video and 8mm film formats during the late 1970s. In 1983, his Super-8mm supernatural thriller The Worm Turns won Best Film from the Los Angeles Film Teachers Association Film Expo. He went on to attend the Pasadena Art Center College of Design's film program. Avary then ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 14 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Pulp Fiction Writer
(1994)
(1992)
Killing Zoe Writer
(1993)
Beowulf Writer
(2007)

Filmography

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  Black Hole (earlier screenplay) (pre-production)
 2019/I Lucky Day (written by)
 2012 XIII: The Series (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Mousetrap (2012)
- Rampage (2012)
- Phoenix (2012)
 2007 Beowulf (screenplay)
 2006 Silent Hill (written by)
 2004 Glitterati
 2002 The Rules of Attraction (screenplay)
 1997 Odd Jobs (TV Movie)
 1997 RPM (story - original script, uncredited)
 1995 Mr. Stitch (TV Movie) (written by)
 1995 Crying Freeman (uncredited)
 1994 Pulp Fiction (stories by)
 1993 Killing Zoe (written by)
 1993 True Romance (uncredited)
 1992 Reservoir Dogs (background radio dialogue written by)
 1983 The Worm Turns (Short) (writer)
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Other Works:

Directed music video for The Go-Go's "The Whole World's Lost Its head" (1994).

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Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Roger Roberts Avary | Yrava Regor

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Gretchen Avary  (2 children)
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[on Pulp Fiction (1994) and all the inspiration and effect it had] In some ways, I think "Pulp Fiction" hurt cinema in a very, very minor, small way. It did a massive amount of good. But it also made it impossible to make a movie even remotely like it without someone comparing it to "Pulp Fiction". See more »

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Has two children, daughter Gala (b. 1995) and son Ever (b. 1998). See more »

Trademark:

Often shows silent films on TV in his films. See more »

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