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Anthony Hickox

Anthony Hickox

Anthony Hickox is an English film director, actor, film producer and screenwriter. His works include Waxwork and its sequel, Waxwork II: Lost in Time, Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat, and Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth.

Anthony Tony Hickox comes from a family of filmmakers. He is the eldest son of the director Douglas Hickox and Academy Award winning editor Anne V. Coates and brother of editor Emma E. Hickox and director James D.R. Hickox. He is also the great grandson of Lord J. Arthur Rank who controlled the British film industry for many years.

Has a unique visual style. Often uses a dual-focus technique in which one person's face would take up most the screen in profile, with another person shown on the other half of the screen in the background.

Has recorded director commentaries for Storm Catcher, Jill Rips, and Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth, which is available only on the Region 2 box set release of the Hellraiser trilogy.

He frequently makes cameos in his films and has a starring role in Stanley Sheff's Lobster Man from Mars (1989). His best known acting role was as Dr Hickox in Return Of The Living Dead 3 where he is attacked and killed by a zombie then comes back to life as a zombie himself.

He is also known for dating his actresses, most famously Naomi Campbell, Charlize Theron, Deborah Foreman, Drew Barrymore and Cameron Diaz.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.

Anthony Hickox Facts

OccupationDirector
BirthplaceLondon, England, United Kingdom

Selected Filmography

Not available.