David A. Prior

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David A. Prior
Born (1955-10-05)October 5, 1955
Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Died August 16, 2015(2015-08-16) (aged 59)
Mobile, Alabama, U.S.
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, producer
Years active 1983–2015
Relatives Ted Prior (brother)

David A. Prior (October 5, 1955 – August 16, 2015) was an American director, screenwriter, producer[1] and co-founder of the Action International Pictures (AIP).[2]

Prior died on August 16, 2015 at the age of 59. His death was described by his brother on Facebook as "a long battle of failing health".[3]

Filmography[edit]

Title Year Writer Director Producer Note
Dancin': It's On! 2015 + final film
Deadliest Prey 2013 + + +
Night Claws 2012 + + +
The One Warrior 2011 + +
Zombie Wars 2008 + + +
Lost at War 2007 + + +
Hostile Environment 2000 + +
The P.A.C.K. 1997 +
Body Count 1995 +
Felony 1995 + +
Mutant Species 1995 + + +
Raw Justice 1994 + + +
Night Trap 1993 + + +
Double Threat 1993 + + +
Armed for Action 1992 +
Center of the Web 1992 + + +
Dark Rider 1991 +
Raw Nerve 1991 + + -
The Lost Platoon 1991 + + +
Presumed Guilty 1991 + uncredited
That's Action 1991 + + + documentary
Born Killer 1990 + +
Deadly Dancer 1990 +
The Final Sanction 1990 + +
Future Zone 1990 + +
Invasion Force 1990 + +
Lock 'n' Load 1990 + +
White Fury 1990 + +
Future Force 1989 + +
Hell on the Battleground 1989 + +
Rapid Fire 1989 + + +
Jungle Assault 1989 + + +
Death Chase 1988 + +
Night Wars 1988 + +
Operation Warzone 1988 + +
Deadly Prey 1987 + +
Killer Workout 1987 + + +
Mankillers 1987 + +
Killzone 1985 + + +
Sledgehammer 1983 + + + first shot-on-tape slasher movie

References[edit]

  1. ^ Massaccesi, Francesco (March 31, 2011). "Intervista a David A. Prior" (in Italian). www.nocturno.it. Archived from the original on January 18, 2013. Retrieved November 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ "R.I.P. David A. Prior Dies At Age 59". Bloody Disgusting. August 17, 2015. Retrieved 18 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "R.I.P. David A. Prior, direct-to-video legend and director of Deadly Prey". 18 August 2015. Retrieved 14 January 2017. 

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