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Birth Place: Profession: director, producer, script supervisor, actor, software supplier, computer programmer

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Multi-talented math major who evolved from production assistant to producer-director. Yale graduate Talalay was working in Baltimore as a computer analyst when she landed her first job as a production assistant to writer-director John Waters on "Polyester" (1981). She played a bit part in the underrated sci-fi effort "Android" (1982) before holding such jobs as script supervisor for "The House on Sorority Row" (1983), software supplier for the disaster adventure "City Limits" (1985), production manager on "A Nightmare on Elm Street, Part 2: Freddy's Revenge" (1985), assistant director on the horror-comedy "Return to Horror High" (1986), and line producer for "A Nightmare on Elm Street, Part 3: Dream Warriors" (1987).

Multi-talented math major who evolved from production assistant to producer-director. Yale graduate Talalay was working in Baltimore as a computer analyst when she landed her first job as a production assistant to writer-director John Waters on "Polyester" (1981). She played a bit part in the underrated sci-fi effort "Android" (1982) before holding such jobs as script supervisor for "The House on Sorority Row" (1983), software supplier for the disaster adventure "City Limits" (1985), production manager on "A Nightmare on Elm Street, Part 2: Freddy's Revenge" (1985), assistant director on the horror-comedy "Return to Horror High" (1986), and line producer for "A Nightmare on Elm Street, Part 3: Dream Warriors" (1987).

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DIRECTOR:

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  Dorm, The (2014)
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  Tank Girl (1995) Director
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  Ghost in the Machine (1993) Director
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  Touching Evil II (2000) Director (Part 2)
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  Tale of Two Wives, A (2003) Director

CAST: (feature film)

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 Android (1982) Terrapol Landing Party
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Raised in Baltimore, Maryland
1981:
Landed first industry job as production assistant to writer-director John Waters on "Polyester"
1982:
Feature acting debut (bit), "Android"
1983:
First credit as script supervisor, "The House on Sorority Row"
1985:
First credit as production manager, "A Nightmare on Elm Street, Part 2: Freddy's Revenge"
1986:
First credit as location manager, "Sid and Nancy"
1986:
First credit as assistant director, "Return to Horror High"
1987:
First credit as line producer, "A Nightmare on Elm Street, Part III: Dream Warriors"
1988:
First credit as producer, John Waters' "Hairspray"
1988:
First credit as executive in charge of production, "The Prince of Pennsylvania"
1991:
Feature directing debut (also story), "Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare"
1993:
TV debut as series line producer, "Space Rangers"
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Education

Yale College, Yale University: New Haven , Connecticut -

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