Russell Albion Meyer (March 21, 1922 – September 18, 2004) was an American film director, producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, and editor. He is known primarily for writing and directing a series of successful sexploitation films that featured campy humor, sly satire and large-breasted women, such as Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!. Meyer often named Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970) as his definitive work (see below).
Russell Albion Meyer
March 21, 1922
San Leandro, California, U.S.
|Died||September 18, 2004 (aged 82)|
Hollywood Hills, California, U.S.
Filmmaker known for his campy low-budget sexploitation movies.
He was married three times, including to Edy Williams who posed for one of his shoots.
He turned to glamour photography after struggling to find work in Hollywood and was hired for many Playboy pictorials.
His portrayals of women were highly debated, but some critics suggested that his sex-oriented depictions actually empowered them.
He helped many actresses find fame through his films, including Erica Gavin.
● Russ Meyer was born on March 21, 1922 (age 82) in California, United States ● He is a celebrity director ● His nationality is American● His the best movies are Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965), Vixen! (1968), Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970), Mudhoney (1965) and Mondo Topless (1966) ● His popular book is A Clean Breast● He died on September 18, 2004, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, CA● His spouse is Edy Williams (m. 1970–1975), Eve Meyer (m. 1952–1969), Betty Valdovinos (m. 1949–1950)
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