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Scott Spiegel

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Scott Spiegel (born December 24, 1957) is an American screenwriter, film director, producer and actor. He is best known for co-writing the screenplay for the movie Evil Dead II with longtime friend, film director Sam Raimi, with whom he attended Wylie E. Groves High School in Birmingham, Michigan. Spiegel played the role of Scotty in Raimi's Within the Woods, which served as a precursor to The Evil Dead. When Spiegel first moved to Los Angeles, he shared a house in with directors Raimi and Joel Coen, producer Ethan Coen and actresses Holly Hunter, Frances McDormand and Kathy Bates. He shared yet another house with roommate and film editor Bob Murawski (Spider-Man). In the early 1990s, he introduced film director Quentin Tarantino to producer Lawrence Bender, who helped Tarantino get Reservoir Dogs made. Spiegel grew up in what was then "rural" Birmingham, Michigan. He attended Walnut Lake Elementary school and then went on to attend West Maple Jr. High School. It was here that Scott met Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell. Spiegel worked at the local grocery market across from Walnut Lake Elementary School and it is from this market that Scott would later draw upon the memories to come up with classic scenes that would eventually be worked into many of the scenes of the movies he would either write or direct. In 1999, Spiegel directed the direct-to-video sequel to From Dusk Till Dawn, Texas Blood Money. Spiegel formed the production company Raw Nerve with film directors Eli Roth, and Boaz Yakin. Raw Nerve produced the film Hostel (2005), directed by Roth. Description above from the Wikipedia article Scott Spiegel, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Dec 24, 1957 In Birmingham, Michigan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie It's Murder! 1977-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Dark Ascension 2016-10-01
Known For
Poster of Wild Malibu Weekend!
Poster of The Girl I Want
Poster of Skinned Alive
Poster of The Sappy Sap
Movie Dark Ascension Man in Hell 2016-10-01
Movie Swallowed Souls: The Making of Evil Dead 2 Himself 2011-11-15
Movie Babysitter Wanted Dr. Spiegel 2009-02-06
Movie Drag Me to Hell Mourner at Death Feast 2009-03-15
Movie Spider-Man 2 Man on Balcony 2004-06-25
Movie Spider-Man Marine Cop 2002-05-01
Movie Red The caller 1993-01-03
Movie Wild Malibu Weekend! Make-Up Shemp #1 1992-01-01
Movie Flying Saucers Over Hollywood: The 'Plan 9' Companion Himself 1992-01-01
Movie Shock Cinema: Volume One Himself 1991-01-03
Movie Skinned Alive Phink 1990-01-01
Movie Darkman Dockworker 1990-08-24
Movie The Girl I Want Guy 2 1990-08-29
Movie Robot Ninja Marty Coleslaw 1989-12-04
Movie Evil Dead II Fake Shemp 1987-03-13
Movie The Sappy Sap Man 1985-07-01
Movie Thou Shalt Not Kill... Except Pin Cushion 1985-01-01
Movie Within the Woods Scotty 1978-11-23
Movie It's Murder! 1977-01-01