Dick Randall (Irving Reuben)
BiographyCatskill Mountains, New York, USA
Dick Randall was a jolly and colorful film producer who specialized in blithely trashy low-budget exploitation pictures. Randall was born as Irving Reuben on March 3, 1926, in the Catskill Mountains, New York. He started his show-business career as a writer: he penned gags for Milton Berle and contributed to various 1950s television quiz shows. Randall initially got into films as a distributor, then began producing his own features. Read more... Island (1968), The Mad Butcher (1971), Terror! Il castello delle donne maledette (1974), Chorakhe (1979)), giallo murder mystery thrillers (The Girl in Room 2A (1974), The French Sex Murders (1972)), martial-arts action (Diao shou guai zhao (1973), Zui she xiao zi (1982), Challenge of the Tiger (1980)), secret agent action thrillers (Death Dimension (1978), For Y'ur Height Only (1981)), soft-core sleaze (Le journal érotique d'une Thailandaise (1980), The Daughter of Emanuelle (1975), The Erotic Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (1975)) and slasher schlock (Pieces (1982), Don't Open Till Christmas (1984), Slaughter High (1986)). Moreover, Randall also either wrote the story or co-wrote the scripts for several of his films and occasionally appeared in quirky small roles. He was married to singer Corliss Randall, who appeared in a few of his pictures and worked behind the scenes on several of them as well. His last film was the twisted horror black comedy Living Doll (1990). Dick Randall died from a stroke at age 70 on May 14, 1996, in London, England.