Frank Henenlotter

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Birthday
29, 1950
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
29, 1950 (age 69)
Birthplace
New York

About

Filmmaker known for his work in the exploitation horror genre. He directed cult classics such as Basket Case and Brain Damage.

Before Fame

He spent much of his childhood watching low-budget exploitation flicks at grindhouse theaters on Mahattan's 42nd St.

Trivia

He appeared as himself and narrated the documenatary Herschell Gordon Lewis – The Godfather of Gore.

Family Life

His brother Don Henenlotter worked as an actor.

Associated With

His 16mm short film Slash of the Knife played at a midnight grindhouse show with the infamous Pink Flamingos, which was directed by John Waters.