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Alan McElroy

Alan McElroy

Alan McElroy, a screenwriter and director, attended Boston University, Miami University and college in Luxembourg. He has degrees in Psychology, English, and extensive foreign language training, as well as a keen interest in military history, special weapons and military tactics.

McElroy started his film career with the franchise horror film Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers. He went on to write Brandon Lee's breakout feature film Rapid Fire and the comic book adaptation for the top selling Todd McFarlane comic book Spawn. He then developed; co-executive produced and wrote the first season of the Emmy awarding winning and critically acclaimed Spawn animated series for HBO.

McElroy has also written graphic novels, created a video game, worked on drafts for Resident Evil. Recent credits include Ballistic: Ecks Vs. Sever, a directing effort Layover, and the horror film Wrong Turn. Married, with two daughters and a son, McElroy makes his home in the tranquil Ohio community of Orange Village. He is currently at work on a film adaptation of the hugely popular Namco video game Tekken, to star Jet Li, and a horror/thriller project, Day Away that he will also direct.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.

Alan McElroy Facts

OccupationScreenwriter, Director

Selected Filmography

Not available.