David DeCoteau

David DeCoteau

Actor, Executive Producer

BIO

​A dual citizen of Canada and the USA, David DeCoteau has worked professionally in the movie business since he was 18 years old. He got his start through a generous offer from movie legend Roger Corman, who hired him in 1980 as a production assistant at New World Pictures. In 1986, DeCoteau directed and produced his first feature film for another generous film legend, Charles Band. DeCoteau has gone on to produce and direct more than fifty motion pictures over the past twenty years. His passion lies in the creation of popular genre programming made for world consumption. DeCoteau's experience in creating content in countries all over the world makes him a proven choice for exceptionally challenging movie projects. He resides in British Columbia, Canada and Hollywood, California.

Birthday

Jan. 5, 1962

Place of birth

Portland, Oregon

Known for

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I Am Divine

Harris Glenn Milstead, aka DIVINE (1945-1988) was the ultimate outsider turned underground hero. ... Read more

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Celluloid Wizards in the Video Wasteland: The Saga of Empire Pictures

The official feature-length documentary about the rise and fall of Charles Band's legendary Empir... Read more

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Screaming in High Heels: The Rise & Fall of the Scream Queen Era

Three girls living in Los Angeles, CA in the 1980s found cult fame when they "accidentally" trans... Read more

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Shock Cinema: Volume Four

A documentary about special makeup effects on low budget horror films. Includes behind-the-scenes... Read more