Sam Raimi Overview

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Born: October 23, 1959

This native of Franklin, Michigan was the second of five children and was raised in a Detroit suburb. Having spent much of his youth reading Spider-Man comics and playing baseball, Raimi first fiddled with an 8mm camera he had bought at the age of 13. As he learned to use it, he acted out some of his wildest fantasies. Although he attended Michigan State University as an English major, Raimi left college to form Renaissance Pictures with Rob Tapert and their longtime friend, actor Bruce... See All


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