Jackie Kong

Jackie Kong is an American screenwriter, film producer, and film director known for the cult horror film Blood Diner.[1]

Jackie Kong
BornJune 14, 1957 (62 years)
EducationCalifornia State University Northridge
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter, producer

BiographyEdit

Kong was born in Hanford, California. She and her mother moved to Hollywood when Jackie was 16 so her mother, Anita Loo, could pursue a career as an actress.[2] She attended Beverly Hills High School, where she started making short films, and later graduated from California State University Northridge.[2] She met filmmaker Bill Osco when she was 19 and began learning the ropes on set, and took acting lessons from Martin Landau.[3]

Kong made her first film in 1983 at age 26.[2] The Being starred Ruth Buzzi, José Ferrer, Dorothy Malone, and Martin Landau. Her second film, Night Patrol, was released in 1984 and starred Linda Blair, Pat Paulson and Billy Barty.[4] It won a Platinum Video award from the RIAA.[5] In 1987, Kong released the film Blood Diner. Her last film was The Underachievers, starring Edward Albert and Barbara Carrera, also released in 1987. She later wrote and directed some episodes of Karaoke Nights in 2001.

FilmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jackie Kong". The New York Times.
  2. ^ a b c "Director Jackie Kong Is an Admirer of Talent". The Desert Sun. 4 Nov 1983. Retrieved 2019-05-18.
  3. ^ Stanley, John (16 Aug 1987). "Feisty Director Wins with Gross-Out Gore". The San Francisco Examiner. Retrieved 2019-05-18.
  4. ^ Canby, Vincent (March 9, 1985). "The Screen: 'Night Patrol'". The New York Times.
  5. ^ Nielsen Business Media, Inc (1986-12-06). Billboard. unknown library. Nielsen Business Media, Inc.

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