Richard E. Cunha

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Birthday
4, 1922
Birthplace
Hawaii
Death Date
Sep 18, 2005 (83)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
4, 1922
Birthplace
Hawaii
Death Date
Sep 18, 2005 (83)

About

Creator of cult 50s horror films Giant From the Unknown and She Demons.

Before Fame

He learned filmmaking by editing reels and news footage for the US Army Air Corps during World War II.

Trivia

His movies became popular among sci-fi and horror aficionados even if they were critically panned.

Family Life

His father Albert "Sonny" Cunha popularized Hawaii's hapa haole music.

Associated With

His low-budget B-movies helped make such actresses as Julie Stain popular. Stain was among the foremost B-movie queens or scream queens of her time.

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