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Jim Towns

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised by a single mother, Jim Towns grew up with a fascination for Universal horror films of the past like Frankenstein, The Wolf Man and The Creature from the Black Lagoon, and the makeup effects used to create these monsters. When he was nine he was given a small makeup kit by his uncle, and he spent hours ... See full bio »

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House of Bad Director
66 Horror Flix Director


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  A Guitar Story (Documentary) (post-production)
 2018-2020 52 Masters (TV Series documentary) (23 episodes)
- David Dye (2020)
- Sonny Mannon (2020)
- Joshua Loya (2019)
- Ed Smith (2019)
- Ron Thomas (2019)
 2019 Shoji Screens Don't Hit Back (TV Mini-Series)
 2019 Ninjapocalypse (Documentary)
 2017 Martial Arts History Museum: Al Leong (Documentary short)
 2016 Grindsploitation (segment "Arbor Day")
 2016 Cryptid Hunters (TV Series)
 2015 Wolf/Man (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Homecoming King (2015)
 2013 House of Bad
 2012 Manhaters!
 2010 Stiff
 2006 Prometheus Triumphant (co-director - as James Towns)
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James Towns


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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Shoots many of his films near his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. See more »

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