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
History [ edit ]
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 [ ] citation needed
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. [ ] citation needed
Selected filmography [ edit ]
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