Eric the Red

Born: Feb 16, 1961 AD
Currently alive, at 54 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Director

1961 – He was born Eric Joseph Durdaller on the 16th day of February this year, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Red is a screenwriter and director, best known for writing the horror classics The Hitcher and Near Dark.


1983 - Red attended the AFI Conservatory and graduated in this year


1986 - His thesis script, The Hitcher, was produced in this year, and is considered a cult-horror classic.


2001 - On the 31st of May this year, he was involved in an automobile collision on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles. Red, driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee, hit the back of a stopped Honda Accord at a red light. When the Honda's driver, Kenny Hughes, got out to speak to Red, the Jeep began driving forward, propelling the damaged car into the intersection.

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