Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Ted Raimi was born on December 14, 1965 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. His birth name is Theodore R. Raimi, and his nickname is Theo. He is 6' 2" (1.88 m) and is the younger brother of director Sam Raimi and screenwriter Ivan Raimi. He also has siblings Andrea Raimi Rubin and Sander Raimi. Ted Raimi is also known as Bill Fergeson and Theodore Raimi. His mother is Celia Barbara Abrams who was a lingerie store proprietor, and his father Leonard Ronald Raimi was a furniture store proprietor. His ancestors came from Russia and Hungary, and he was raised in Conservative Judaism. Bruce Campbell babysat him, and he is the brother-in-law of Gillian Greene.
He is an American actor who has acted in over 81 movies. He is also a screenwriter of 4 movies, director of 1 television series & 1 movie, and he is also an apprentice editor. He began his acting career at seventeen years old by working in commercials for Ford, General Motors and Chrysler. He then went to the University of Michigan and transferred to New York University and then went to the University of Detroit.
He is best known for playing Lieutenant Tim O'Neill in seaQuest DSV (1993-1996), Patriot Games (1992), Born Yesterday (1993), Clear and Present Danger (1994), role as Joxer the Mighty in Xena: Warrior Princess/Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1996-2001), Wes Craven's Shocker (1989), The Evil Dead (1981), Evil Dead II (1987), Army of Darkness (1992), Darkman (1990), Spider-Man series (2002, 2004, 2007), Stuart Saves His Family (1995), The Grudge (2004), The Midnight Meat Train (2008) and Oz the Great and Powerful (2013).
He wrote "Joxer the Mighty," song which was played during the Xena: Warrior Princess (1995) episode "For Him the Bell Tolls."
2004 - Shock Cinema (USA), Iss. 25, pg. 3-6 - By: Nicanor Loreti, "Ted the Mighty: An Interview With Ted Raimi"
1998, February - Starlog (USA), Iss. 247 - By: Joe Nazzaro, "Earth's Mightiest Hero"
1998 - Spectrum (USA), Vol. 1, Iss. 12, pg. 2-9, "An Interview with Ted Raimi"
1996 - Starlog , Iss. 231
1994, January - Starlog (USA), Iss. 198 - By: Bill Warren, "The Young Ted Raimi"
1993, July - Fangoria (USA), Iss. 124, pg. 58-61,+82 - By: Anthony C. Ferrante, "Ted Raimi Slips You Some Skin"
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2004 - Shock Cinema (USA), Iss. 25
1998, January - Spectrum (USA), Vol. 1, Iss. 12
Actor Ted Raimi Movies / Films:Oz the Great and Powerful (2013) aka Brick (2013) Heart of Dorkness: Behind the Scenes of 'My Name Is Bruce' (2009) aka Army of Dorkness: Making a Movie with a B-Movie Icon (2009) Drag Me to Hell (2009) The Midnight Meat Train (2008) aka Clive Barker's Midnight Meat Train (2008) The Grudge (2004) aka Untitled 'Ju-on: The Grudge' Remake (2004) Spider-Man (2002) aka Spider-Man: The Motion Picture, Spiderman (2002) Wishmaster (1997) Candyman (1992) aka Clive Barker's Candyman (1992) Army of Darkness (1992) aka Army of Darkness: The Ultimate Experience in Medieval Horror, Bruce Campbell vs. Army of Darkness, Evil Dead 3, The Army of Darkness, The Medieval Dead (1992) Darkman (1990) Shocker (1989) aka Shocker: No More Mr. Nice Guy, Wes Craven's Shocker (1989) Evil Dead II (1987) The Evil Dead (1981) aka Book of the Dead, Evil Dead, Into the Woods, Sam Raimi's The Evil Dead, The Evil Dead, the Ultimate Experience in Grueling Horror (1981)
Reviewed Movies Starring Ted Raimi
Something evil is stirring in the small mining town of Gold Lick, and it's not happy. Guan-di, the Chinese protector of the dead with a strange affinity for bean curd, has been awakened by reckless…
Drag Me to Hell was so funny and is written and directed by Sam Raimi (The Evil Dead). An old woman gets evicted from her home and holds the loan officer responsible. The loan officer has a supernatural…
The Midnight Meat Train (2008) is an American mystery thriller horror movie that was surprisingly good. The film was based on Clive Barker's The Midnight Meat Train (1984) which is in Clive Barker’s…
The Grudge is a very good and twisted movie. The Japanese believe that if there is a lot of anger and rage at the time of death, the spirit that died curses the establishment that it died in. The death…
Back in the 60's pop icon Spider-man was introduced to the world. This phenomenon has reached every possible thing u ca think of from comics to toys, T.V. shows, and videogames. The only thing he…
Robert Kurtzman's Wishmaster (1997) is one extremely gory and gruesome movie. Some very big horror icons also make appearances in Wishmaster like Robert Englund, Kane Hodder and Andrew Divoff. Wishmaster…
Helen Lyle is a student who decides to write a thesis about local legends and myths. She visits a part of the town, where she learns about the legend of the Candyman, a man who has a hook shoved in his…
Evil Dead 3: Army of Darkness (1992) is the final entry to the Evil Dead trilogy. The Evil Dead trilogy is another of my all time favorites even though they had an extremely tight budget with each…
When attorney Julie Hastings (Frances McDormand) uncovers corrupt city real estate dealings, evil thugs attack her scientist boyfriend, Peyton Westlake (Liam Neeson). Left for dead after his lab is detonated,…
Shocker (1989) is an American horror comedy thriller that is 109 minutes long and was filmed in several areas of California, USA. Director and writer Wes Craven (Scream (1996), A Nightmare on Elm Street…
Evil Dead II: Dead by Dawn AKA Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn (1987), is a complete re-vamp to The Evil Dead with added comedy. Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn looks a lot better than The Evil Dead (1981) and has…
The Evil Dead (1981) is directed by Sam Raimi as his first horror film and has become a cult classic since its 1981 release. Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell has an extremely small budget (about $90K)…