Sam Raimi is an American film director, producer, screenwriter and actor born in Royal Oak, Michigan. He is best known for Spider-Man movies and the cult horror comedy Evil Dead series. He also directed such films as For Love of the Game, Drag Me to Hell, The Gift and The Quick and the Dead. Born in Royal Oak, Michigan, on October 23, 1959, to Celia Barbara and Leonard Ronald Raimi, Samuel Marshall Raimi grew up in Conservative Judaism in Birmingham, Michigan. He belongs to Hungarian Jewish and Russian Jewish descent. His older brother Ivan became a screenwriter and his younger brother Ted became an actor. After graduating from Groves High School, he attended Michigan State University but dropped out after three semesters to film The Evil Dead. He has been married to Gillian Greene, the daughter of Lorne Greene and Nancy Deale, since 1993. He has five children.
Sam Raimi Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 23 October 1959
Birth Place: Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
Birth Name: Samuel Marshall Raimi
Also known as: Celia Abrams, R.O.C. Sandstorm, Roc Sandstorm, Salamander
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Occupation: Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Actor
Race/Ethnicity: White (Ashkenazi Jewish)
Hair Color: Dark brown
Eye Color: Dark brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Sam Raimi Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: Unknown
Weight in Kilogram: Unknown
Height in Feet: 5′ 11″
Height in Meters: 1.80 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Shoe Size: Unknown
Sam Raimi Family Details:
Father: Leonard Ronald Raimi (Furniture store proprietor)
Mother: Celia Barbara (Lingerie store proprietor)
Spouse/Wife: Gillian Greene (m. 1993)
Children: Emma Raimi (Daughter), Lorne Raimi (Son), Henry Raimi (Son), Dashiell William Raimi (Son), Schooley Raimi (Son)
Siblings: Ted Raimi (Brother), Ivan Raimi (Brother), Sander Raimi (Brother), Andrea Raimi Rubin (Sister)
Sam Raimi Education:
Birmingham Groves High School (1977)
Michigan State University (Dropped out)
Sam Raimi Facts:
*He is the middle brother of Ted Raimi and Ivan Raimi.
*Director of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters, Spider-man and Evil Dead 2.
*He started making movies with his friends as a teenager.
*He is an avid fan of “Spider-Man” comic books.