Tom Holland

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Tom Holland (born July 11, 1943) is an American film director. Holland was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, the son of Lee and Tom Holland. He graduated from Worcester Academy in 1962. He is the uncle of Dexter Holland, the singer and guitarist for the American punk rock band, The Offspring, and father of American actor Josh Holland. He founded alongside his compatriot David Chackler the horror film company Dead Rabbit Films; the first feature premiere film was the remake of Fright Night. Holland is also reportedly scheduled to be writing and directing a feature-length anthology of horror shorts titled Twisted Tales. On directing, he would be famous for writing and directing twisted tales ordinary people facing the unknown and evil beings from beyond. He began by writing the scripts of the films The Beast Within and Psycho II, followed later by directing Fright Night, Child's Play, and the TV films The Stranger Within and The Langoliers. The only non horror film he made was the crime comedy-drama Fatal Beauty. In December 2009 Holland was cast for Adam Green's Hatchet 2, who will stars alongside Danielle Harris, Tony Todd and Kane Hodder.
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