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Sam Raimi

Sam Raimi
Raimi at the premiere of Spider-Man 3, April 2007
Personal information
Birth nameSamuel Marshall Raimi
Birth dateOctober 23, 1959(age 57)
Place of birthRoyal Oak, Michigan, U.S.
Other namesCelia Abrams
R.O.C. Sandstorm
Roc Sandstorm
Alan Smithee Jr., Fake Shemp
OccupationActor, director, producer, screenwriter
Years active1977 present
Influenced byJohn Carpenter, Coen Brothers, Stanley Kubrick, The Three Stooges, Buster Keaton, Roger Corman
SpouseGillian Greene (1993 present)

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Samuel Marshall "Sam" Raimi (October 23, 1959) is an American film director, producer, actor and writer. He is best known for directing cult horror films like the Evil Dead series, Darkman and Drag Me to Hell, as well as the blockbuster Spider-Man films and the producer of the successful TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, Legend of the Seeker and Spartacus: Blood and Sand.

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