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Sam Raimi
Sam Raimi
Birth name: Samuel Marshall "Sam" Raimi
Gender: Male
Medium(s): Film; Television
Roles: Director; Producer; Editor; Actor
Date of birth: October 23rd, 1959
Place of birth: Royal Oak, Michigan
Notable works: Evil Dead
1st Horror: It's Murder! (1977)

Sam Raimi is an American film director best known for creating the Evil Dead franchise. He is also the founder of Ghost House Underground, a horror film label of Lions Gate Entertainment. Raimi's first project was a 1977 short called It's Murder!, which starred Bruce Campbell. Campbell and Raimi would go to work on numerous projects together. The 1978 horror spoof Within the Woods served as a proto-film for what would eventually become the first Evil Dead movie. Outside of the horror genre, Raimi is also known as the driving force behind the twin fantasy television programs, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Xena, Warrior Princess. He also directed the three Spider-Man feature films.

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  • The vehicle that Ash Williams is seen driving in the Evil Dead films was Sam Raimi's personal automobile.
  • Sam's younger brother, Ted Raimi, appears in every one of his films.
  • Sam Raimi has a close working relationship with actor Bruce Campbell, who co-developed the Evil Dead franchise with Raimi. Campbell appears in nearly every one of Raimi's films.

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