Peter Rodger

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Peter Rodger
Born
Peter Anthony Rodger

(1965-04-06) 6 April 1965 (age 54)[1]
NationalityBritish
OccupationFilmmaker
Photographer
Commercial director
Notable work
Oh My God (2009)
Spouse(s)Li-Chin Rodger (divorced 1998)
Soumaya Akaaboune
Children3, including Elliot (deceased)
Parent(s)George Rodger
WebsiteOfficial website

Peter Anthony Rodger (born 6 April 1965) is a British filmmaker and photographer. Rodger is known for his 2009 documentary film Oh My God, as well as his work as a second unit director on The Hunger Games (2012). Rodger has won a number of awards, including from the Houston International Film Festival, the Chicago International Film Festival, the Telly Awards, the Mobius Awards, and the US International Film and Video Festival.[2] He is the father of Elliot Rodger, perpetrator of the 2014 Isla Vista killings.

Personal life[edit]

Rodger is based in the United States and is the son of British photographer George Rodger.[3]

Rodger married Li-Chin (aka Lichin[4] or Chin[5]), a Malaysian Chinese research assistant for a film company. They had two children, Elliot[6] and Georgia.[5]

After his divorce, Rodger married Moroccan actress Soumaya Akaaboune and they had a son, Jazz.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lichin Chin Rodger – Santa Barbara Killer Elliot Rodger's Mother". dailyentertainmentnews.com. 26 May 2014. Retrieved 13 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Peter Rodger: Hollywood director now known for son Elliot's infamy". MSN. May 25, 2014. Archived from the original on May 27, 2014. Retrieved May 25, 2014.
  3. ^ "Peter Rodger". Saatchi Gallery. Archived from the original on November 28, 2016. Retrieved May 25, 2014.
  4. ^ Brown, Pamela (May 27, 2014). "California killer's parents frantically searched for son during shooting". CNN. Archived from the original on May 28, 2014. Retrieved June 30, 2014. Rodger's mother, Lichin
  5. ^ a b Stieber, Zachary (29 May 2014). "Georgia Rodger, Elliot Rodger Sister, Pictured For First Time". Epoch Times.
  6. ^ Duke, Alan (May 27, 2014). "California killer's family struggled with money, court documents show". CNN. Archived from the original on May 29, 2014. Retrieved June 30, 2014. his two children.
  7. ^ https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/1173808-elliot-rodger-manifesto.html

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