Roger Avary

Writer, Producer, Director

Writer, Producer, Director


Award-winning filmmaker Roger Avary first began experimenting in Beta I video and 8mm film formats during the late 1970s. In 1983, his Super-8mm supernatural thriller The Worm Turns won Best Film from the Los Angeles Film Teachers Association Film Expo. He went on to attend the Pasadena Art Center College of Design's film program. Avary then ...
Birth date
1965-08-23
Awards
Won 1 Oscar. Another 14 wins & 2 nominations.
Height
6' (1.83 m)

Known For


Lucky Day
Lucky Day
Writer (2019)
Killing Zoe
Killing Zoe
Writer (1993)
Pulp Fiction
Pulp Fiction
Writer (1994)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterBlack Hole
(earlier screenplay) (pre-production)
WriterA Fandemic: 50 Fans Celebrate 50 Years of Cinema
(characters)
2021
WriterLucky Day
(written by)
2019/I
WriterXIII - Die Verschwörung
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - Mousetrap (2012) - Rampage (2012) - Phoenix (2012)
2012
WriterBeowulf
(screenplay)
2007
WriterSilent Hill
(written by)
2006
WriterGlitterati2004
WriterThe Rules of Attraction
(screenplay)
2002
WriterRPM
(story - original script, uncredited)
1998
WriterOdd Jobs
(TV Movie)
1997
WriterMr. Stitch
(TV Movie) (written by)
1995
WriterCrying Freeman
(uncredited)
1995
WriterPulp Fiction
(stories by)
1994
WriterKilling Zoe
(written by)
1993
WriterTrue Romance
(uncredited)
1993
WriterReservoir Dogs
(background radio dialogue written by)
1992
WriterThe Worm Turns
(Short) (writer)
1983
RoleTitleYear
ProducerXIII - Die Verschwörung
(TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes) - Battlezone (2012) ... (executive producer) - Berzerk (2012) ... (executive producer) - Punchout (2012) ... (executive producer) - Black Widow (2012) ... (executive producer) - Pong (2012) ... (executive producer) Show all 13 episodes
2012
ProducerBeowulf
(executive producer)
2007
ProducerGlitterati
(producer)
2004
ProducerThe Rules of Attraction
(executive producer)
2002
ProducerThe Last Man
(executive producer)
2000
ProducerBoogie Boy
(executive producer)
1998
ProducerOdd Jobs
(TV Movie) (producer)
1997
ProducerMr. Stitch
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1995
ProducerThe Go-Go's: The Whole World Lost Its Head
(Video short) (producer)
1994
ProducerThe Boys
(Short) (producer)
1983
ProducerThe Worm Turns
(Short) (producer)
1983
RoleTitleYear
DirectorLucky Day
(directed by)
2019/I
DirectorLa voix humaine
(Short)
2018
DirectorGlitterati2004
DirectorThe Rules of Attraction2002
DirectorMr. Stitch
(TV Movie)
1995
DirectorThe Go-Go's: The Whole World Lost Its Head
(Video short)
1994
DirectorKilling Zoe1993
DirectorThe Worm Turns
(Short)
1983
RoleTitleYear
CinematographerGlitterati2004
CinematographerMy Best Friend's Birthday1987
CinematographerThe Boys
(Short)
1983
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewKilling Zoe
(translator - as Yrava Regor)
1993
Additional CrewReservoir Dogs
(creator: Dog Eat Dog logo)
1992
Additional CrewMaximum Potential
(Video) (production assistant)
1987
RoleTitleYear
ActorStanding Still
Franklin Brauner
2005/II
ActorPhantasm IV: Oblivion
13th Morningside Volunteer Infantryman (as Yrava Regor)
1998
RoleTitleYear
Editorial departmentThe Rules of Attraction
(montage)
2002
Editorial departmentThe Caller
(projectionist: USA)
1987
RoleTitleYear
EditorGlitterati2004
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentThe Rules of Attraction
(song wrangler)
2002
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackBeowulf
(writer: "Olaf Drinking Song")
2007
RoleTitleYear
ThanksThe Last Call
(special thanks) (completed)
2017/III
ThanksPhantasm: Ravager
(special thanks)
2016
ThanksThe Taking of Deborah Logan
(special thanks)
2014
ThanksJohn Dies at the End
(special thanks)
2012
Thanks36 Steps
(spiritual support)
2006
ThanksPorn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy
(Documentary) (special thanks)
2001
ThanksPhantasm IV: Oblivion
(special thanks)
1998
ThanksFull Tilt Boogie
(Documentary) (special thanks)
1997
ThanksCrying Freeman
(the producers wish to thank)
1995
ThanksTrue Romance
(very special thanks)
1993
RoleTitleYear
SelfSilent hill: entre deux mondes
(Video documentary) Self
2009
SelfA Hero's Journey: The Making of Beowulf
(Video documentary short) Self
2008
SelfBeasts of Burden Designing the Creatures of Beowulf
(Video documentary short) Self
2008
SelfThe Art of Beowulf
(Video documentary short) Self
2008
SelfThe Origins of Beowulf
(Video documentary short) Self
2008
SelfBuzz: AT&T Original Documentaries
(TV Series documentary) Self - Inside San Diego Comic Con 2007 (2007) ... Self
2007
SelfPath of Darkness: Making 'Silent Hill'
(Video documentary) Self
2006
SelfShooting Zoe
(Documentary) Self
2003
SelfAnatomy of a Scene
(TV Series documentary) Self - The Rules of Attraction ... Self
2001
Self+ de cinéma
(TV Series documentary short) Self - Episode dated 22 October 2001 (2001) ... Self
2001
SelfThe 67th Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Winner
1995