Herschell Gordon Lewis

Herschell Gordon Lewis

Actor

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Herschell Gordon Lewis (born 15 June 1929, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.) is an American filmmaker, best known for creating the "splatter film" subgenre of horror. He is often called the "Godfather of Gore" (a title also given to Italian director Lucio Fulci) though his film career included works in a range of exploitation film genres including juvenile delinquent films, nudie-cuties, two children's films and at least one rural comedy.

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Birthday

June 15, 1929

Place of birth

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Known for

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Divine Trash

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American Grindhouse

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Horror Business

The movie covers the careers of five up-and-coming horror-movie loving directors – Mark Borchardt (… Read more

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Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore

Take an outrageous ride through this wild world of exploitation films with this thoroughly entertai… Read more

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That's Sexploitation

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Under the Scares

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B-Documentary

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