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Herschell Gordon Lewis

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Born: 15 June 1929 Died: 26 September 2016

Country of origin: United States

Height: 6' 1"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Margo Ellis


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Description: 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 thea ... (more)
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1. Blood Feast (1963)
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1. Blood Feast (1963)
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4. Smash Cut (2009)
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3. Personality (1967)
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