Russ Meyer

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Birthday
21, 1922
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Sep 18, 2004 (82)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
21, 1922
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Sep 18, 2004 (82)

About

Filmmaker known for his campy low-budget sexploitation movies.

Before Fame

He turned to glamour photography after struggling to find work in Hollywood and was hired for many Playboy pictorials.

Trivia

His portrayals of women were highly debated, but some critics suggested that his sex-oriented depictions actually empowered them.

Family Life

He was married three times, including to Edy Williams who posed for one of his shoots.

Associated With

He helped many actresses find fame through his films, including Erica Gavin.