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Karl Schanzer (1932–2014)

Karl David Schanzer was born on November 25, 1932 in Hartford, Connecticut. Schanzer attended Los Angeles City College, where his roommates were James Coburn and Robert Vaughn. Following graduation from college Karl embarked on a brief acting career; he's especially memorable as sleazy lawyer Mr. Schlocker in Spider Baby or, the Maddest Story Ever... See full bio »

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Known For

Camouflage Writer
Alien Terror Writer
Dementia 13 Simon


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 1966 Blood Bath
Max, the artist (as Carl Schanzer)
 1963 Dementia 13
 1962 Tonight for Sure
Benjamin Jabowski
 1959 The Wasp Woman
Mr. Barker - Front Office Executive (uncredited)
 1957 Telephone Time (TV Series)
- Escape (1957)
 1957 Burden of Truth
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 2001 Camouflage (story by)
 1971 Alien Terror
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 2001 Camouflage (producer)
 1972 Future Shock (Documentary short) (associate producer)
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 2007 The Hatching of Spider Baby (Video documentary short)
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 2014 Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks (TV Series documentary)
Mr. Schlocker
- Spider Baby (2014) ... Mr. Schlocker

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Carl Schanzer


Marilyn  (his death)  (2 children)

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Billy Bob Thornton's character Karl in Sling Blade (1996) was named after Schanzer.

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