David DeCoteau

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A dual citizen of Canada and the USA, David DeCoteau has worked professionally in the movie business since he was 18 years old. He got his start through a generous offer from movie legend Roger Corman, who hired him in 1980 as a production assistant at New World Pictures. In 1986, DeCoteau directed and produced his first feature film for another ... See full bio »

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 2021 The Wrong Cheer Captain (TV Movie)
 2021 Keeping Up with the Joneses (TV Mini Series) (3 episodes)
- The Wrong Letter (2021)
- The Wrong Family (2021)
 2021 Mommy's Deadly Con Artist (TV Movie)
 2021 Deceived by My Mother-In-Law (TV Movie)
 2021 The Wrong Valentine (TV Movie)
 2021 The Wrong Prince Charming (TV Movie)
 2021 The Wrong Mr. Right (TV Movie)
 2021 The Wrong Fiancé (TV Movie)
 2021 The Wrong Real Estate Agent (TV Movie)
 2020 A Christmas for Mary (TV Movie)
 2020/I Christmas Together (TV Movie)
 2020 The Wrong Cheerleader Coach (TV Movie)
 2020 The Wrong Stepfather (TV Movie)
 2020 The Wrong Wedding Planner (TV Movie)
 2020 The Wrong House Sitter (TV Movie)
 2019 Christmas Matchmakers (TV Movie)
 2019 Carole's Christmas (TV Movie)
 2019 The Wrong Tutor (TV Movie)
 2019 The Wrong Mommy (TV Movie)
 2019 The Wrong Boy Next Door (TV Movie)
 2019 The Wrong Stepmother (TV Movie)
 2018 The Wrong Teacher (TV Movie)
 2018 The Wrong Cruise (TV Movie)
 2017 Femaliens: Seduction of the Species (Video) (as Ellen Cabot)
 2017 Witness Protection (TV Movie)
 2017 The Wrong Man (TV Movie)
 2017 A Christmas Cruise (TV Movie)
 2017 My Christmas Grandpa (TV Short)
 2017 A Royal Christmas Ball (TV Movie)
 2017 Delivering Christmas (TV Short)
 2017 The Wrong Crush (TV Movie)
 2017 Swamp Freak
 2017 The Wrong Student (TV Movie)
 2017 Deadly Lessons (TV Movie) (directed by)
 2016 A Husband for Christmas (TV Movie)
 2016 666: Teen Warlock (TV Movie)
 2016 The Wrong Child (TV Movie)
 2016 Evil Exhumed
 2016 The Wrong (TV Series)
 2016 The Wrong Roommate (TV Movie)
 2014 3 Scream Queens (directed by)
 2014 Bigfoot vs. D.B. Cooper (directed by)
 2014 Knock 'em Dead (directed by)
 2014 Devilish Charm (directed by)
 2014 666: Kreepy Kerry (directed by)
 2014 3 Wicked Witches (directed by)
 2013 Bonnie & Clyde: Justified (Video) (directed by)
 2013 My Stepbrother Is a Vampire!?! (as Mary Crawford, directed by)
 2013 A Talking Pony!?! (as Mary Crawford, directed by)
 2013 The Dead Reborn (Video)
 2013 Badass Showdown (directed by)
 2013 An Easter Bunny Puppy (as Mary Crawford, directed by)
 2013 A Talking Cat!?! (as Mary Crawford, directed by)
 2012 1313: UFO Invasion (Video) (directed by)
 2012 Santa's Summer House (as Mary Crawford, directed by)
 2012 Immortal Kiss: Queen of the Night (directed by)
 2012 The Great Halloween Puppy Adventure (TV Movie) (as Mary Crawford, directed by)
 2012 2: Voodoo Academy (directed by)
 2012 1313: Frankenqueen (Video) (directed by)
 2012 1313: Night of the Widow (Video) (directed by)
 2012 1313: Hercules Unbound! (Video)
 2012 1313: Billy the Kid (Video) (directed by)
 2012 1313: Bermuda Triangle (Video) (directed by)
 2012 Snow White: A Deadly Summer (directed by)
 2012 1313: Cougar Cult (Video) (directed by)
 2012 1313: Bigfoot Island (Video) (directed by)
 2011 1313: Haunted Frat (Video) (directed by)
 2011 1313: Giant Killer Bees! (Video) (directed by)
 2011 Christmas Spirit (TV Movie) (directed by)
 2011 1313: Boy Crazies (Video) (directed by)
 2011 1313: Actor Slash Model (Video) (directed by)
 2011 1313: Wicked Stepbrother (Video) (directed by)
 2011/I 1313: Nightmare Mansion (Video) (directed by)
 2010 Body Blow (TV Movie)
 2009 Nightfall
 2009 Stem Cell
 2007 The Raven (TV Movie)
 2007 Grizzly Rage (TV Movie)
 2006 Beastly Boyz (TV Movie) (directed by)
 2005 Frankenstein & the Werewolf Reborn! (as Julian Breen)
 2005 Witches of the Caribbean (Video)
 2005 Killer Bash (TV Movie) (directed by)
 2005 The Brotherhood IV: The Complex (Video) (directed by)
 2005/II Possessed (as Jack Reed)
 2004 The Sisterhood (Video)
 2004 Tomb of Terror (Video) (segment "3 "Evil Never Dies")
 2004 Ring of Darkness (TV Movie)
 2003 Speed Demon (directed by)
 2003 Leeches! (Video)
 2003 The Brotherhood III: Young Demons (Video) (directed by)
 2002 Wolves of Wall Street (directed by)
 2002 The Frightening (directed by)
 2001 Micro Mini Kids (Video) (uncredited)
 2001 The Brotherhood 2: Young Warlocks (Video) (directed by)
 2001 Final Stab (Video) (directed by)
 2001 The Brotherhood (Video) (directed by)
 2000 Prison of the Dead (Video) (as Victoria Sloane)
 2000 Voodoo Academy (Video) (directed by)
 1999 Retro Puppet Master (Video) (as Joseph Tennent)
 1999 Totem (Video) (as Martin Tate)
 1999 Ancient Evil: Scream of the Mummy (directed by)
 1999 Witchouse (Video) (as Jack Reed)
 1999 Teenage Alien Avengers (TV Movie) (as Julian Breen)
 1999 The Killer Eye (as Richard Chasen)
 1998 Frankenstein Reborn! (as Julian Breen)
 1998 Talisman (as Victoria Sloan)
 1998 Curse of the Puppet Master (Video) (as Victoria Sloan)
 1998 Shrieker (as Victoria Sloan)
 1998 Lurid Tales: The Castle Queen (as Ellen Cabot)
 1997 Skeletons (TV Movie)
 1996 Bikini Goddesses (as Ellen Cabot)
 1996 Prey of the Jaguar (Video)
 1996 Petticoat Planet (as Ellen Cabot, directed by)
 1995 Beach Babes 2: Cave Girl Island (as Ellen Cabot)
 1995 Young Blood, Fresh Meat (as Ellen Cabot, directed by)
 1995 Prehysteria! 3 (Video) (as Julian Breen)
 1994 Joe Bob's Drive-In Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Attack of the Queen Bees Month: Part 1 (1994) ... (archive footage)
 1994 Test Tube Teens from the Year 2000 (Video) (as Ellen Cabot)
 1993 Naked Instinct (as Ellen Cabot, directed by)
 1993 Beach Babes from Beyond (as Ellen Cabot)
 1990 The Girl I Want (as Ellen Cabot)
 1989 Men of Action 2 (Video) (as David McCabe)
 1989 Murder Weapon (as Ellen Cabot)
 1989 Deadly Embrace (Video) (as Ellen Cabot)
 1989 Dr. Alien
 1988 Nightmare Sisters (as Dave DeCoteau)
 1988 Lady Avenger
 1987 Little Miss Innocence (as David McCabe)
 1987 Creepozoids (directed by)
 1987 Jacqueline (as David McCabe)
 1986 Bad Boys Dormitory (Video) (as Dave McCabe, David McCabe)
 1986 Boys' Camp Memories (Video) (as Dave McCabe, directed by)
 1986 Male-O-Gram (Video) (as David McCabe)
 1986 Man Heat (Video) (as David McCabe)
 1986 Revenge of the Babes (as David McCabe)
 1986 Dreamaniac (directed by)
 1985 A Portrait of Desire (Video) (as David McCabe)
 1985 Bodies by Jackie (as David McCabe)
 1985 Boys Just Wanna Have Sex (Video) (as David Doe)
 1985 Fleshtones (Video) (as David McCabe)
 1985 Making It Huge (Video) (as David McCabe)
 1985 Never Big Enough (Video) (as David McCabe)
 1985 New Wave Hustlers (Video) (as David Doe)
 1985 Show and Tell... (Video) (as David McCabe)
 1985 Working Girls (segments "Masquerade", "Kinky Sex", "Tied Up", as David McCabe)
 1985 Totally Awesome (Video) (as David McCabe)
 1984 Good Men Go Bad (as David McCabe)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote the Foreword for a book on Canadian horror films, "They Came From Within".

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Alternate Names:

Julian Breen | Ellen Cabot | Richard Chasen | Mary Crawford | David De Coteau | 'Disco' Dave DeCoteau | Dave DeCoteau | David Decoteau | Marc Denne | David Doe | Kathy Logan | Eric Mancini | Dave McCabe | David McCabe | David Mcabe | Jack Reed | Wilma Rubble | Rachel Russell | Victoria Sloan | Victoria Sloane | H.L. Smokum | Martin Tate | Joseph Tennent

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I directed more movies for [Full Moon founder Charles Band] than any other director, almost 30 movies, and I got Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge (1991) by default, since I was in Romania and available to shoot. I was very excited about that, and it worked out very, very well. We had a video output deal with Paramount, which meant we had more money to spend, prior to DVD. You could spend ... See more »

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