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David Heavener (born December 22, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, director, actor, composer, producer and writer.
David was born on December 22, 1958 in Louisville, Kentucky. At the age of 17, he moved to Nashville to pursue his career as a country music singer and songwriter. Within a few years, David had written two top-ten hits and was writing music for hit shows such as Hee-Haw and The Tonight Show.
Within five years, with no film production education and little money, David had written, directed, produced and starred in a half-dozen films. That number now exceeds thirty films and rising. As a distributor, he has released hundreds of titles worldwide.
David has directed Academy Award winner Martin Landau and nominees Tony Curtis, Sally Kirkland and Karen Black. Other actors who have worked with David include Eric Estrada, Joe Estevez, Robert Reed, Marc Singer, Margot Kidder, Oliver Reed, "Rowdy" Roddy Piper and Ernest Borgnine.
Many of his movies have aired on HBO, Showtime, USA and network television. As an actor, he has also guest-starred on such TV series as Hunter and Days Of Our Lives. He has been featured on Entertainment Tonight and in Backstage West.
One of his most recent films, Dawn of the Living Dead, remained on Wal-Mart's top-10 list of DVD sales for 12 consecutive weeks.
Troma Entertainment distributes many of his films, including: Dragon Fury I ,Dragon Fury II, Eye of the Stranger, Jurassic Women, Outlaw Prophet, Prime Target, Ragin' Cajun, Twisted Justice, and Vendetta. 
|1985||Border of Tong aka Massacre||Production Manager, Star|
|1988||Outlaw Force||Director, Producer, Star, Writer|
|1989||Deadly Reactor||Director, Producer, Star, Writer|
|1990||Kill Crazy||Director, Sound-track Writer, Producer, Star, Writer|
|Twisted Justice||Director, Producer, Star, Writer|
|1991||For Hire aka Lethal Ninja||Director, Producer, Star, Writer|
|Ragin' Cajun||Director, Sound-track Writer, Producer, Star, Writer|
|Prime Target||Director, Producer, Star, Writer|
|1993||Eye of the Stranger||Director, Sound-track Writer, Producer, Star, Writer|
|Kill or Be Killed||Producer, Star|
|1995||Dragon Fury||Director, Producer, Star, Writer|
|1996||Dragon Fury II||Executive Producer|
|Jurassic Women||Producer, Writer|
|Out of the Darkness||Star|
|Fugitive X||Director, Producer, Star, Writer|
|1997||Guns of Chupacabra||Star|
|Kiss the Girls Goodbye aka Fatal Abduction||Executive Producer|
|1999||Atlanta Blue||Director, Producer, Star, Writer|
|2001||Outlaw Prophet||Director, Producer, Star, Writer|
|2002||Angel Blade||Director, Producer, Star, Writer|
|2003||Rock n' Roll Cops 2||Star|
|2004||Evil Grave: Curse of the Maya (Dawn of the Living Dead)||Director, Producer, Star, Writer|
|2006||Psycho Weene||Director, Producer, Star, Writer|
|2008||Confessions of an Exorcist||Star|
|2009||Memphis Rising: Elvis Returns||Star|
|2011||Legion: The Final Exorcism||Director, Sound-track Writer, Producer, Star, Writer|
- Troma Entertainment (www.troma.com)
- Gordon (a girl called) (January–February 2000). "Album Reviews: DAVID HEAVENER, Outlaw Prophet". HM Magazine (81). ISSN 1066-6923. Archived from the original on March 8, 2001. Retrieved 2007-04-24.