Jim O'Rear

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Jim O’Rear
Born (1967-09-28) September 28, 1967 (age 47)
Cordova, Alabama, USA

Jim O'Rear is an American actor, screenwriter, and director.


O’Rear began his professional career as a magician working on stage with magicians including David Copperfield and Harry Blackstone, Jr. He then trained as an actor at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York.[1]

In addition to acting and writing screenplays, O'Rear has written for Scary Monsters Magazine, Haunted Attraction Magazine, Comics Interview, and Underground Entertainment, and has been recognized in Fangoria.[2]

O'Rear was one of several actors selected to appear in a set of horror movie trading cards with other genre actors including Debbie Rochon, Ben Chapman, Gunnar Hansen.[3] In 2010, O'Rear was turned into an action figure as his Beverly Lane zombie film character.[4]

O'Rear works as an actor, stuntman, and screenwriter and recently appeared in The Dead Matter,[5][6][7] with Andrew Divoff, Tom Savini, and Jason Carter and The Hospital with John Dugan, Daniel Emery Taylor, Scott Tepperman, and April Burril.

O'Rear is also a member of The Hollywood Ghost Hunters.[8] 2014 starred in the american Giallo film Three Tears on Bloodstained Flesh.[9]


  1. ^ Loveland, Elaina. "Creative Colleges." Supercollege, LLC, 2010.
  2. ^ Deighan, Samm (2011-08-19). "Fangoria Magazine - Hollywood Paranormal". Fangoria. Retrieved 2013-06-03. [dead link]
  3. ^ Jordan, Todd. "The Encyclopedia Of Non-Sport & Entertainment Trading Cards: Vol 1". Non-Sport Update, 2007, p. 382.
  4. ^ Wixson, Heather (2010-09-30). "DREAD CENTRAL Premieres BL Action Figures". Dread Central. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 
  5. ^ Barton, Steve (2010-01-14). "The Dead Matter in July! Sweet New Midnight Syndicate Contest!". Dread Central. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 
  6. ^ "MTV Artist Focus On Tom Savini". MTV. 1946-11-03. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 
  7. ^ Brians (2010-10-24). "Geek Tyrant Talks THE DEAD MATTER". Geektyrant.com. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 
  8. ^ Brians (2011-01-07). "Hollywood Ghost Hunters on THE TRAVEL CHANNEL". Geektyrant.com. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 
  9. ^ Brians (2011-01-07). "Three Tears on Bloodstained Flesh: New Stills, Poster, and NSFW Trailer". Dread Central. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 

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