Robert Shaye Biography (1939-)

Full name, Robert Kenneth Shaye; born March 3, 1939, in Detroit, MI; son of Max Mendle (an artist and supermarket owner) and Dorothy (maiden name, Katz) Shaye; married Eva G. Lindstern, 1970; children: Katja, Juno. Addresses: Office: New Line Cinema, 888 7th Ave., 19th Floor, New York, NY 10106-2599;116 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90048-3103.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Producer, director, writer, actor
Birth Details
March 3, 1939
Detroit, Michigan, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Producer
  • Alone in the Dark, New Line Cinema, 1983
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street, New Line Cinema, 1984
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge, New Line Cinema, 1985
  • Quiet Cool, New Line Cinema, 1986
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street III: Dream Warriors, New Line Cinema, 1987
  • My Demon Lover, New Line Cinema, 1987
  • The Hidden, New Line Cinema, 1987
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street IV: The Dream Master, New Line Cinema, 1988
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street V: The Dream Child (also known as Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child), New Line Cinema, 1989
  • Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (also known as A Nightmare on Elm Street VI), New Line Cinema, 1991
  • Film Executive Producer
  • Stunts (also known as Who Is Killing the Stuntmen?), New Line Cinema, 1977
  • Polyester, New Line Cinema, 1981
  • The First Time (also known as Doin' It), New Line Cinema, 1982
  • XTRO (also known as Judas Goat), New Line Cinema, 1983
  • Critters, New Line Cinema, 1986
  • The Prince of Pennsylvania, New Line Cinema, 1988
  • Hairspray, New Line Cinema, 1988
  • Critters 2: The Main Course, New Line Cinema, 1988
  • Stranded, New Line Cinema, 1988
  • Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III, New Line Cinema, 1990
  • Wes Craven's New Nightmare (also known as A Nightmare on Elm Street VII and New Nightmare), New Line Cinema, 1994
  • Blink, 1994
  • Frequency, New Line Cinema, 2000
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (also known as The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring: The Motion Picture),Warner Bros., 2001
  • Film Associate Producer
  • Heart Condition, New Line Cinema, 1990
  • Film Director
  • Book of Love, New Line Cinema, 1991
  • Film Appearances
  • (As L. E. Moko) Franklin, Quiet Cool, 1986
  • (As L. E. Moko) Lecturer, A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, 1988
  • (As L. E. Moko) Bus Ticket Booth Man, Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (also known as A Nightmare on Elm Street VI), New Line Cinema,1991
  • (Uncredited) Interrogation room person, Loaded Weapon 1 (also known as National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1), 1993
  • (As L. E. Moko) Mobile mechanic, Man's Best Friend, 1993
  • Himself, Wes Craven's New Nightmare (also known as A Nightmareon Elm Street VII and New Nightmare), New Line Cinema, 1994
  • Himself, Divine Trash, Stratosphere, 1997
  • Himself, The Perfect Souffle: Testing Final Destination, New LineHome Video, 2000
  • Bert Schuster, Festival in Cannes, Paramount Classics, 2001
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Executive producer, Freddy's Nightmare: The Series (also known asFreddy's Nightmares: A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Series), 1988-1990
  • WRITINGS
  • Film Stories
  • Alone in the Dark, New Line Cinema, 1983

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Forbes, February 6, 1989, p. 110
    • New York Times, June 5, 1994, pp. 836-838
    • Variety, August 30, 1993, p. 4; September 18, 1995, p. 65; August23, 1999, p. A4

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