Birth Name: Roger Corman
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Born on April 5, 1926 in Detroit, MI, Corman was raised the oldest of two sons by his father, Gene, an engineer who helped design the Greenfield Village dam, and his mother, Anne. Though he grew up in the industrial Midwest, his father suffered health problems that forced an early retirement and a family move to Southern California. After graduating from Beverly Hills High School, Corman served in the U.S. Navy during the last years of World War II before following his father's footsteps into engineering while he attended Stanford University. While there, he first demonstrated his interest in entertainment by writing film reviews for The Stanford Daily. Following his graduation in 1947, he ...
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