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Also Known As: Sam L Irvin Died:
Born: June 14, 1959 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: screenwriter, director, producer, executive, production manager

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This director of off-beat comedies spent many years as a marketing executive overseeing distribution at Spectrafilm in the 1980s. Sam Irvin began his career as an assistant to Brian De Palma, serving as associate producer and production manager on the low-budget comedy "Home Movies" (1979). He also worked as a production assistant on De Palma's thriller "Dressed To Kill" (1980).

This director of off-beat comedies spent many years as a marketing executive overseeing distribution at Spectrafilm in the 1980s. Sam Irvin began his career as an assistant to Brian De Palma, serving as associate producer and production manager on the low-budget comedy "Home Movies" (1979). He also worked as a production assistant on De Palma's thriller "Dressed To Kill" (1980).

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1979:
First credit, as associate producer and production manager, on Brian De Palma's "Home Movies"
1980:
Assisted De Palma on the feature "Dressed to Kill"
1982:
First credit as producer, on comedy "The First Time"
1985:
Directed, wrote and produced comic short "Double Negative"
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Served as vice-president of marketing, then vice-president special projects, at Spectrafilm in mid-1980s
1992:
Feature directing debut, "Guilty as Charged"
1993:
Signed deal to direct TV-movies for Showtime; first effort "Acting on Impulse"
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