|Born||Michael Buchman Silver
January 7, 1942
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Died||December 18, 2012
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Steinmann was born in New York City. He was an excellent athlete and post high school graduation distinguished himself in soccer at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts (1958-1960). He started his filming career as writer and director of the hardcore porn High Rise. In 1980, he directed the mainstream horror-thriller film The Unseen and in 1984 he filmed the action-crime film Savage Streets starring Linda Blair. His last film was Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning (1985).
Steinmann died on December 18, 2012 at the age of 70.
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