Gahan Wilson: Born Dead, Still Weird (2013)

Gahan Wilson: Born Dead, Still Weird
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 25mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords alcoholism, biopic, career, character study, irreverent, overcoming adversity, quirky, subversive
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Mari-Carmen Burgas Producer n/a 3 3000002
Steven Charles Jaffe Producer n/a 3 3000001
Lesley Chilcott Producer n/a 3 3000003
Mindy L Elliott Producer n/a 3 3000004
Steven Charles Jaffe Writer n/a 120782 4000001
Robert J Jaffe Producer n/a 3 3000005
Steven Charles Jaffe Director n/a 2 2000001
Randy Newman Actor Himself 1 1000007
Stan Lee Actor Himself 1 1000003
Guillermo Del Toro Actor Himself 1 1000002
Stephen Colbert Actor Himself 1 1000004
Hugh Hefner Actor Himself 1 1000005
Lewis Black Actor Himself 1 1000006
Gahan Wilson Actor Himself 1 1000001
For over 50 years, Gahan Wilson has been known for his ghoulish, twisted visions that combine horrific elements with comedy, as well as political and ecological cartoons. His cartoons have appeared in Playboy Magazine, The New Yorker, National Lampoon, The New York Times, Colliers and Look. This documentary takes an intimate look at Wilson's bizarre and personal inspirations, the inner workings of the cartoon world and how Wilson's quirky creations have profoundly affected legions of fans. Interviews with some of his celebrity fans include Stephen Colbert, Bill Maher, Randy Newman, Guillermo Del Toro, Neil Gaiman, Stan Lee, Roz Chast, Lewis Black, Hugh M. Hefner, David Remnick, Peter Straub and Nicholas Meyer.