Eli Roth


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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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Cabin Fever Producer
(2002)
(2009)
Grindhouse Producer
(2007)
Hostel Producer
(2005)

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  Lake Mead (executive producer) / (producer) (post-production)
 2021/II The Other Woman (producer)
 2021 The Haunted Museum (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2018-2021 Eli Roth's History of Horror (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 14 episodes)
- Sequels That Don't Suck (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Nine Nightmares (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Chilling Children (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Witches (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Body Horror (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2021 Fin (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2020 Paris Jackson: Let Down (Video short) (executive producer)
 2019/I Haunt (producer - produced by)
 2017 Afterlife (TV Series) (producer - 5 episodes)
- We'll All Be Together Soon (2017) ... (producer)
- Dear Diary (2017) ... (producer)
- Bad Blood (2017) ... (producer)
- I Remember (2017) ... (producer)
- Welcome Home (2017) ... (producer)
 2017 Baywatch (co-producer)
 2016 Two on the Run (Short) (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)
- Stay Dead (2015) ... (producer)
- Fly (2015) ... (producer)
- Prying Eyes (2015) ... (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)
 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:

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

Official Sites:

Facebook | Instagram | See more »

Alternate Names:

David Kaufbird | Eli R. Roth | Alois von Eichberg

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Lorenza Izzo  (divorced)

Parents:

Cora Roth | Sheldon Roth

Relatives:

Adam J. Roth (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I don't think of myself as a horror director. I'm a director who has made horror movies. I understand why people say that, but I directed a thriller and I did 20 animated shorts before I made "Cabin Fever," so I don't even think of myself that way. See more »

Trivia:

He spends every summer at Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New York. Roth claims that the beautiful old hotel, built in 1869, is a continued source of inspiration for scary ideas. Other guests of the mountain house include Roth's favorite writer Stephen King. See more »

Trademark:

His classical orchestral score. Roth prefers the "classical" style of filmmaking, and scores his films with classical instruments. His one use of electronic music was a conscious choice for his "Grindhouse" trailer "Thanksgiving" to parody the era, but for his features Roth uses classical music. His favorite scores are "Psycho," "Jaws," and "The Shining," as well as Angelo Badalamenti's music, ... See more »

Nickname:

Gorilka

Star Sign:

Aries

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