Rowdy Herrington

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Rowdy L. Herrington
Born 1951 (age 65–66)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Alma mater Penn State University
Occupation Film director, writer
Known for Road House
Spouse(s) Toni Semple
Children None

Rowdy L. Herrington (born 1951 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a Hollywood director and writer currently residing in Livingston, Montana. He is married and has no children.[1]


Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
1979 H.O.T.S. Electrician
1980 Humanoids from the Deep Electrician
1984 Repo Man Grip
Maria's Lovers Best Boy Electric
Nightmare on Elm Street, AA Nightmare on Elm Street Best Boy Electric
1986 That's Life! Gaffer
Native Son Gaffer
1987 Shy People Gaffer
Nightflyers Gaffer
1988 Jack's Back Writer/Director
1989 Road House Director Razzie nomination for Worst Director
1992 Gladiator Director
1993 Striking Distance Writer/Director
1999 A Murder of Crows Writer/Director
2002 Stickup, TheThe Stickup Writer/Director
2003 I Witness Director
2004 Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius Co-Writer/Director


Rowdy attended Penn State from 1969–1973 and majored in television production.[2] After college, Rowdy worked at WQED (TV) for two years in a number of production roles. He has, in total, worked fourteen years in television.[3]


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