Every Spider-Man fan out there must already know of Sam Raimi. However, if you are one of those who don’t know much about Raimi, go ahead and keep reading!
Who is Sam Raimi?
Sam Raimi is a big name in the world of cinema, especially in the thrill genre. Samuel M. Raimi is the man who has blessed the world with his creations like “Evil Dead” and the “Spider-Man” trilogy. As it suggests, Sam Raimi is a great director along with being a producer, screenwriter and actor as well. Samuel was born on 23 October, 1959 in Michigan. He was brought up with three other siblings, Ted Raimi, Evan Raimi and Andrea Raimi. And as you must have guessed, Ted Raimi is an established actor and Evan Raimi is a famous screenwriter. Besides, Sam studied in Groves High School, and later attended Michigan State University.
About his personal life, Raimi has been married to Gillian Green since 1993 and has five children together.
Sam Raimi: Career
Sam Raimi has worked as director and producer in both films and television. But, his interest in movies was caused by a movie camera brought by his father. Subsequently, he delved into making “Super 8” with Bruce Campbell. Later he teamed up with Robert Tapert and shot for “Within the Woods” and “It’s Murder” in 1977. These small works received praise and finally, Raimi produced “The Evil Dead” with the help of his friends, family and investors. Certainly, as we know today, “The Evil Dead” was a great success which kick-started Raimi’s career.
After that, Raimi worked in many popular films with popular stars. He contributed to “Crimewave”, “Easy Wheels”, his first major studio picture “Darkman”, “A Simple Plan”, and others. Finally, Raimi’s another huge success was the “Spider-Man” trilogy, each grossing $800 million. Besides, Sam has worked not only behind, but also in front of the camera. He appeared in “Miller’s Crossing”, “The Stand”,and “Indian Summer”. Moreover, some of Raimi’s notable works include “Oz the Great and Powerful”, “Drag Me to Hell”, and more.
On the TV front, Raimi is behind “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys”, “Xena: Warrior Princess”, “Cleopatra 2525”, “13: Fear or Real”, “Legend of the Seeker”, and “Spartacus”. Moreover, Raimi’s upcoming films include “World War 3”, “Bermuda Triangle”, “The Name of the Wind”, and the most anticipated “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness”.
Sam Raimi: Awards and Net Worth
Sam Raimi has been a great director which is proved by his epic creations. Certainly, great work is always honored. As a result of his famous contribution in cinema, Sam has won a Saturn Award, an Inkpot Award, an Empire Award, and other critic’s awards.
On the other hand, Sam also has achieved a lot in terms of money. Precisely, the creator of multi million projects has a net worth of $60 million as of 2020.