Sam Raimi

American filmmaker and actor (born 1959)

Samuel Marshall "Sam" Raimi (born October 23, 1959) is an American movie director, producer, writer, and actor. He directed the Spider-Man movie trilogy (2002-2007). He also directed Oz the Great and Powerful.

Raimi in July 2012

Raimi was born on October 23, 1959 in Royal Oak, Michigan[1] to a Hungarian-Russian Jewish family.[2] He was raised in Birmingham, Michigan. He studied at Groves High School and at Michigan State University. Raimi has been married to Gillian Dania Greene since 1993. They have five children.


  1. "Sam Raimi Biography (1959–)". Retrieved 2012-03-19.
  2. "". Retrieved 2012-03-19.

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