Paul Bartel

Paul Bartel

actor, director, writer

Paul Bartel was born on Aug 06, 1938 in USA. Paul Bartel's big-screen debut came with Hi, Mom! directed by Brian De Palma in 1970, strarring Uncle Tom Wood. Paul Bartel is known for More Tales of the City directed by Pierre Gang, Olympia Dukakis stars as Anna Madrigal and Laura Linney as Mary Ann Singleton. The upcoming new movie Paul Bartel plays is Perfect Fit which will be released on Jan 01, 2000.

Paul Bartel was born in Brooklyn in 1938. He decided he wanted to direct animated movies when he was 11 and by 13 had spent a summer working at New York's UPA animation studio. He majored in theater arts at UCLA, and received a Fulbright scholarship to study film direction in Rome, producing a short that was presented at the 1962 Venice Fiom Festival. He later was hired by Roger Corman's brother, Gene, to direct a low-budget horror featured called Private Parts (1972). Roger Corman hired him as a second unit director on Big Bad Mama (1974), which led to his directing Death Race 2000 (1975). He could not persuade Corman to finance his pet project, Eating Raoul (1982). The $500,000 black comedy was made after his parents sold their New Jersey home and gave him the money. Shot in 22 days, mostly weekends, over the course of a year, Eating Raoul (1982) starred Bartel and Mary Woronov as gourmet cannibals who lure sex swingers to their apartment, smack them with a skillet, rob them and use the proceeds to buy a restaurant.

  • Birthday

    Aug 06, 1938
  • Place of Birth

    Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

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