Jack Sholder

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Jack Sholder
Born (1945-06-08) June 8, 1945 (age 69)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, educator
Years active 1982–2004

Jack Sholder (born June 8, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a director, best known for his work in the horror film genre, notably Alone in the Dark, A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge, The Hidden, and Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies.[1]

In the DVD commentary of The Hidden, Jack Sholder states that his favorite film director is Jean Renoir.[citation needed]

He currently works as a teacher at Western Carolina University in the department of stage and screen.[citation needed]

During his interview for Behind the Curtain Part II (2012), he confessed that of all the films he had made, Arachnid (2001) was his least favorite. In the same interview, he cited Alone in the Dark (1982), The Hidden (1987), By Dawn's Early Light (1990), and 12:01 (1993) as his favorite films of his own.

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