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Budd Boetticher (Oscar Boetticher Jnr.)

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Biography

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Brilliant, distinguished American director, particularly of Westerns, whose simple, bleak style disguises a complex artistic temperament. The son of a wealthy hardware retailer, Boetticher attended Culver Military Academy and Ohio State University, where he excelled in football and boxing.

Following his schooling, Boetticher, something of an adventurer, went to Mexico transformed himself into a formidable professional matador. His school chum, Hal Roach Jr., used his film connections to get Boetticher minor jobs in the film industry, most importantly the job of technical adviser on the bullfighting romance Blood and Sand (1941). Read more...

Actor

Character: Judge Nizetitch

Tequila Sunrise 1988

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Character: Himself

Internet Love 2000

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Directing

Writing