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Herschell Gordon Lewis

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Biography

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Only one film-maker can claim the title "Godfather of Gore." That peculiar but apt identification seems to be the exclusive property of Herschell Gordon Lewis. With an unusual background that included teaching English Literature to college students, producing and directing television commercials, and voicing radio and television commercials, Herschell literally - and single-handedly - established the "Splatter Film" category of motion pictures. He accomplished this by writing and directing (including the musical score) a mini-budget movie titled "Blood Feast," shot in Miami in 1963 and released theatrically the following year. Read more...

Actor

Character: Voice Introducting Sonny Seymour

Goldilocks and the Three Bares 1963

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Character: Himself

Terror Toons 3 2015

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Character: Fred Sandy / Radio Announcer

Smash Cut 2009

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Character: Uncle Herschell

The Uh-oh Show 2009

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Character: Himself

Hunting for Herschell 2003

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Character: Bingo Record

Book of Lore 2007

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Character: Himself

You Don't Say 1963

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Character: Himself

Divine Trash 1998

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Directing

Writing

Composing