David F Friedman

A legendary producer of sexploitation films and low-budget gore-fests, David F. Friedman trained at the knee of the legendary promoter Kroger Babb in the 1940s, and worked with the equally notorious director Herschell ... Read more »
Born: 12/24/1923 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Filmography

Producer (7)

2001 Maniacs 2006 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Blood Feast 2: All U Can Eat 2001 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Johnny Firecloud 1974 (Movie)

(Producer)

Bummer 1972 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Erotic Adventures of Zorro 1971 (Movie)

(Producer)

Trader Hornee 1969 (Movie)

(Producer)

Blood Feast 1962 (Movie)

(Producer)
Actor (5)

Mau Mau Sex Sex 2001 (Movie)

(Actor)

Freaks Uncensored! 1999 (Movie)

Carnival Entrepreneur (Actor)

The Story of X 1997 (Movie)

Interviewee (Actor)

Student Affairs 1987 (Movie)

(Actor)

Red, White and Blue 1970 (Movie)

(Actor)
Writer (2)

Trader Hornee 1969 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Trader Hornee 1969 (Movie)

(From Story)

Biography

A legendary producer of sexploitation films and low-budget gore-fests, David F. Friedman trained at the knee of the legendary promoter Kroger Babb in the 1940s, and worked with the equally notorious director Herschell Gordon Lewis in the 1960s. The son of a newspaper editor father, Friedman was born on Dec. 24, 1923 in Birmingham, AL, the only child of a well-to-do Southern family. Enchanted with show business, he was selling tickets at a local fair by the age of 12 and later landed a job doing publicity and bookings for Paramount Pictures. Following a break for WWII service, he stayed with the studio through 1956, working his way up to head of advertising and PR for the Chicago, IL area.

Relationships

Carol Friedman

Wife
married from 1951 until her death in May 2001

Leon Friedman

Father
1872-1936

Margaret Friedman

Mother
born 1889 divorced Friedman's father in 1933 married Jack Masin that year

Jack Masin

Step-Father
married Friedman's mother in 1933

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