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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Known For

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

Filmography

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 2022 The Video Archives Podcast with Quentin Tarantino and Roger Avary (Podcast Series) (producer - 5 episodes)
- The Keep/The Relic/Cafe Express (2022) ... (producer)
- Moonraker/Firefox/Delirium (2022) ... (producer)
- Dark Star/Cocaine Cowboys (2022) ... (producer)
 2022 Video Archives After Show (Podcast Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Video Vault: Women In Cages (2022) ... (producer)
 2012 XIII: The Series (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Battlezone (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Berzerk (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Punchout (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Black Widow (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Pong (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2007 Beowulf (executive producer)
 2004 Glitterati (producer)
 2002 The Rules of Attraction (executive producer)
 2000 The Last Man (executive producer)
 1998 Boogie Boy (executive producer)
 1997 Odd Jobs (TV Movie) (producer)
 1995 Mr. Stitch (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1994 The Go-Go's: The Whole World Lost Its Head (Music Video) (producer)
 1983 The Boys (Short) (producer)
 1983 The Worm Turns (Short) (producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

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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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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[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 »

Trivia:

On Jan. 14, 2008, he was arrested in Ojai, CA, on charges of DUI (driving under the influence) and manslaughter after an automobile accident in which one person was killed. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently works with Eric Stoltz. See more »

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