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Russell Mulcahy

Russell Mulcahy

Russell Mulcahy received widespread acclaim for directing the hit action films Highlander and Highlander II. He subsequently directed the thriller Ricochet starring Denzel Washington and The Shadow starring Alec Baldwin. His additional directorial credits include episodes of Tales From the Crypt and SHOWTIME's The Hunger, as well as the films Tale of the Mummy (which he also wrote), Blue Ice, Razorback and Resurrection.

In the late-70s, Mulcahy became involved in the newly emerging music video industry and directed Video Killed the Radio Star. He went on to become one of the most accomplished music video directors of the '80s, working with such artists as Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel, Elton John, Billy Idol, Rod Stewart, Culture Club, Duran Duran and The Motels.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Russell Mulcahy Facts

BirthdayJune 23, 1953 (69)
BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

Selected Filmography

Silent Trigger
Second Chance at First Line
Riders on the Storm
Highlander: The Movie
Resident Evil: Extinction
The Lost Battalion
Teen Wolf: Season 5 Part 1
Episode 1
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