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Kenneth Anger (I)


Kenneth Anger grew up in Hollywood and started out as a child actor, but his interest in filmmaking was evident at an early age: he made his first film, "Who's Been Rocking My Dreamboat?", at age 9. Anger developed into one of the pioneers of the American underground film movement. His gritty, violent, often homosexual-themed films were too strong... See full bio »

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5 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Fireworks
Fireworks Director
(1947)
The Nest
The Nest Director
(1943)
Tinsel Tree
Tinsel Tree Director
(1942)

Filmography

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 2013 Airships (Short)
 2010 42 One Dream Rush (Short)
 2010 Missoni (Short)
 2009 Magick Lantern Cycle (Video)
 2009 Brush of Baphomet (Short)
 2009 My Surfing Lucifer (Documentary short)
 2004 Anger Sees Red (Short) (as Dr. Kenneth Anger)
 2004 Mouse Heaven (Short)
 2002 The Man We Want to Hang (Short)
 2000 Ich will! (Short)
 2000 Hollywood Babylon (Documentary short)
 1976 Senators in Bondage (Short)
 1972 Lucifer Rising (Short)
 1970 Kustom Kar Kommandos (Short)
 1963 Scorpio Rising (Short)
 1954 Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome (Short) (as Anger)
 1953 Eaux d'artifice (Short) (as Anger)
 1950 Rabbit's Moon (Short) (as Anger)
 1949 Puce Moment (Short) (as Anger)
 1947 Fireworks (Short)
 1947 Escape Episode (Short)
 1945 Drastic Demise (Short)
 1943 The Nest (Short)
 1942 Prisoner of Mars (Short)
 1942 Tinsel Tree (Short)
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Show Show Actor (6 credits)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
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Show Show Self (31 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Hollywood Babylon II" See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dr. Kenneth Anger | Anger | Kenneth Anger Magus
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Personal Quote:

[on unemployed filmmakers] It seems much easier for these people to rent my films, look at them and make notes, than to give them a job. See more »

Trivia:

He was an active esoterist (which some of his films reflect) and a sympathizer of Aleister Crowley's "Thelema" philosophy. He is also a member of a secret society, the Ordo Templi Orientalis. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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