Eli Roth Overview

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Born: April 18, 1972

Born in Boston, Eli Roth made his directorial debut with the horror film Cabin Fever (2003). He began writing the screenplay in 1993 while studying filmmaking at NYU, but getting financing proved to be difficult for the first-time filmmaker. In 1995 he won a Student Academy Award for his thesis film, Restaurant Dogs and made several contacts as a result, including David Lynch, who hired him to do research for a Broadway project. Later, Roth moved to Los Angeles to work on Lynch's official... See All


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