William Malone is an American horror filmmaker who directed such films as the 1999 remake of , House on Haunted Hill and Scared to Death . FeardotCom
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Malone was born in 1953 in
Lansing, Michigan where he played in a Beatles-inspired garage band called The Plagues. The band released several 45 rpm singles on their own label Quarantined Records and on Fenton Records, a Grand Rapids, Michigan independent record label.
Malone moved to California at age 19 to pursue a career in music. However, after a friend's encouragement, Malone found himself getting involved in film and working a job at
Don Post Studios, doing makeup and costume work.
In 1978, Malone designed the now legendary
Michael Myers mask for the movie. Halloween
After attending UCLA film school, Malone soon thereafter directed his first film,
. After which he directed television (i.e. Scared to Death ) and various films. Tales from the Crypt
Malone is considered the world's foremost collector of
Forbidden Planet memorabilia.
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