Scott Spiegel

American film director

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Scott Spiegel
Born (1957-12-24) December 24, 1957 (age 64)
OccupationScreenwriter, film director, producer, actor

Scott Spiegel (born December 10, 1957) is an American screenwriter, film director, producer and actor.[1] He co-wrote the screenplay for the movie Evil Dead II with longtime friend, film director Sam Raimi, with whom he attended Wylie E. Groves High School in Birmingham, Michigan. Spiegel played the role of Scotty in Raimi's Within the Woods, which served as a precursor to The Evil Dead, whom Spiegel was replaced by Richard DeManincor (Hal Delrich).

Early life

Spiegel grew up in Birmingham, Michigan. He attended Walnut Lake Elementary school and then went on to attend West Maple Jr. High School. It was here that Scott met Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell. Spiegel worked at the local grocery market across from Walnut Lake Elementary School.

Career

When Spiegel first moved to Los Angeles, he shared a house in with film directors Raimi, Joel Coen and Ethan Coen and actresses Holly Hunter, Frances McDormand and Kathy Bates. He shared yet another house with roommate and film editor Bob Murawski (Spider-Man). In the early 1990s, he introduced film director Quentin Tarantino to producer Lawrence Bender, who helped Tarantino get Reservoir Dogs made.

In 1999, Spiegel directed the direct-to-video sequel From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money. Spiegel formed the production company Raw Nerve with film directors Eli Roth, and Boaz Yakin. Raw Nerve produced the film Hostel (2005), directed by Roth.

Executive Producer of the film, Cain Hill (2017) starring Gemma Atkinson, Michael Parr and Tony Cook.

Filmography

Year Film Director (Executive)
Producer
Writer Actor Role Notes
1977 It's Murder!
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Detective Short film
1978 Clockwork
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The Killer
Within the Woods
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Scotty
1979 Attack of the Helping Hand
☒N
☒N
☒N
1980 The Blind Waiter
☒N
☒N
☒N
☒N
Chef
1982 Cleveland Smith: Bounty Hunter
☒N
☒N
☒N
Native
1985 Thou Shalt Not Kill... Except
☒N
☒N
☒N
Pin Cushion
1987 Evil Dead II
☒N
1989 The Dead Next Door
☒N
Richards
Intruder
☒N
☒N
☒N
Bread Man
1990 The Rookie
☒N
Lionheart
☒N
Pool Fight Bookie
Darkman Dockworker #5
1992 The Nutt House
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☒N
Credited as Peter Perkinson
1995 The Quick and the Dead
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Gold Teeth Man
1999 From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money
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☒N
2004 Spider-Man 2
☒N
Rooftop Pizza Thief
My Name is Modesty
☒N
Direct-to-DVD
2005 2001 Maniacs
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Hostel
☒N
2007 Hostel: Part II
☒N
2009 Drag Me to Hell
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Mourner at Death Feast
2011 Hostel: Part III
☒N
☒N
Direct to DVD
2017 Dark Ascension
☒N
Filming
2019 QT8: The First Eight
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Himself Documentary
TBA The Temple
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Yet to be released
TBA Spring Break '83
☒N
Yet to be released

Collaborations

The Blind
Waiter
Attack of the
Helping Hand
Intruder The Nutt
House
From Dusk
Till Dawn II
My Name
is Modesty
Hostel:
Part III
Bruce Campbell
☒N
☒N
☒N
Raymond Cruz
☒N
☒N
Barry Livingston
☒N
☒N
Sam Raimi
☒N
☒N
☒N
Emil Sitka
☒N
☒N

References

  1. ^ Morales, Juan (May 6, 2007). "His Friends: A Who's Who. Him: Just ...Who?". The New York Times.

External links

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