Samuel Fuller

Writer · Actor · Director
IVA Star Rating : 61
Samuel Michael Fuller was an American screenwriter, novelist, and film director known for low-budget, understated genre movies with controversial themes, often made outside the conventional studio system. Fuller wrote his first screenplay for Hats Off in 1936, and made his directorial debut with the Western I Shot Jesse James (1949). read more

Samuel Michael Fuller was an American screenwriter, novelist, and film director known for low-budget, understated genre movies with controversial themes, often made outside the conventional studio system. Fuller wrote his first screenplay for Hats Off in 1936, and made his directorial debut with the Western I Shot Jesse James (1949). He would continue to direct several other Westerns and war thrillers throughout the 1950s.

Birth Name

Samuel Michael Fuller

Born

Monday, 12 August 1912

Died

Thursday, 30 October 1997

Actor Filmography

A Fuller Life Self 2013
Carmel (voice) 2009
Edge of Outside Self 2006
Shootout! Self 2005
The Real Glory: Reconstructing 'the Big Red One' Himself (archive footage) / Self 2005
The Men Who Made the Movies: Samuel Fuller Himself / Self 2002
The 70th Annual Academy Awards Self (Memorial Tribute) 1998
The End of Violence Louis Bering 1997
The Typewriter, the Rifle & the Movie Camera Himself / Self 1996
Somebody to Love Sam Silverman 1994
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

A Fuller Life Self 2013
Carmel (voice) 2009
Edge of Outside Self 2006
Shootout! Self 2005
The Real Glory: Reconstructing 'the Big Red One' Himself (archive footage) / Self 2005
The Men Who Made the Movies: Samuel Fuller Himself / Self 2002
The 70th Annual Academy Awards Self (Memorial Tribute) 1998
The End of Violence Louis Bering 1997
The Typewriter, the Rifle & the Movie Camera Himself / Self 1996
Somebody to Love Sam Silverman 1994
Tigrero: A Film That Was Never Made Himself / Self 1994
Anything for John 1993
Golem, le jardin pétrifié Sam 1993
Golem, l'esprit de l'exil Elimelek 1992
La Vie de Bohème Gassot 1992
Sons Father 1990
Tinikling or 'The Madonna and the Dragon' Chef de bureau Newsweek 1990
Street of No Return Police Commissioner 1989
Falkenau, the Impossible Samuel Fuller / Self & narrator 1988
Helsinki-Naples All Night Long Boss 1987
A Return to Salem's Lot Dr. Van Meer / Van Meer 1987
At the Movies Self 1986
The Blood of Others Le vieil homme dans le petit café 1984
Thieves After Dark Zoltan 1984
Scotch Myths Self 1982
Slapstick of Another Kind Colonel Sharp / Col. Sharp 1982
White Dog Charlie Felton 1982
Hammett Old Man in Pool Hall 1982
The State of Things Joe 1982
The Big Red One War Correspondent 1980
1941 Interceptor Commander 1979
Cinématon N°602 1978
The American Friend Der Amerikaner / The American 1977
Scott Joplin Impresario 1977
The Young Nurses Doc Haskell 1973
The Last Movie Sam 1971
Pierrot le Fou Samuel Fuller / Lui-Même 1965
House of Bamboo Japanese policeman 1955

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