(Arthur King, Abe Snake)
Married Liz Torres (an actress, comedian, and vocalist).
Office—Peter Locke Co., 846 Woodacres Rd., Santa Monica, CA 90402; Kushner-Locke Co., 280 South Beverly Dr., Suite 205, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.
Executive, producer, director, writer, actor. Peter Locke Co., Santa Monica, CA, producer; Kushner-Locke Co., Beverly Hills, CA, partner; Castel Film Studios, Bucharest, Romania, co-owner.
Emmy Award nomination, outstanding animated program (with others), 1988, for The Brave Little Toaster.
Film Executive Producer:
Dorothy Meets Ozma of Oz (animated), A-KOM Productions/Atlanta-Kushner-Locke/Prairie Rose Productions, 1987.
Andre, Paramount, 1994.
Lady in Waiting (also known as Hollywood Madam), Atlantic Group Films, 1994.
Last Gasp, Warner Bros., 1995.
The Whole Wide World, Sony Pictures Classics, 1996.
The Grave, Kushner-Locke/New City Releasing, 1996.
The Adventures of Pinocchio (also known as Carlo Collodi's "Pinocchio," Pinocchio, and Die Legende von Pinocchio), New Line Cinema, 1996.
Small Time (also known as Waiting for the Man), Manga Films, 1996.
The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue (animated), Walt Disney Home Video, 1997.
The Last Time I Committed Suicide, New City Releasing/Roxie Releasing, 1997.
Little Ghost, Paramount Home Video, 1997.
The Midas Touch, Full Moon Entertainment, 1997.
Jungle Book: Lost Treasure (also known as Jungle Book: Search for the Lost Treasure and Mowgli's First Adventure: In Search of the Elephant Eye Diamond), Le Monde Entertainment, 1998.
The Secret Kingdom, Amazing Film Entertainment, 1998.
Girl, Kushner-Locke, 1998.
The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars (animated), Walt Disney Home Video, 1998.
Basil, Kushner-Locke, 1998.
Possums, HSX Films, 1998.
The Shrunken City, Amazing Fantasy Entertainment, 1998.
Ringmaster, Artisan Entertainment, 1998.
The Boy with the X-Ray Eyes (also known as X-Ray Boy and X-treme Teens), Amazing Fantasy Entertainment, 1999.
Phantom Town, Amazing Fantasy Entertainment/Full Moon Entertainment, 1999.
Beowulf, Miramax/Dimension Films, 1999.
Shapeshifter, Full Moon Entertainment, 1999.
The Incredible Genie, New Films International, 1999.
Blood Dolls, Full Moon Entertainment, 1999.
Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby, Full Moon Entertainment/Trick Productions, 1999.
But I'm a Cheerleader, Lions Gate Films, 1999.
Picking Up the Pieces, Kushner-Locke/Miraculous Hand Productions, 2000.
Task Force 201 (also known as Spy High), 2000.
Train Quest, Kushner-Locke, 2001.
Harvard Man, Lions Gate Films, 2001.
Snuff-Movie, Lions Gate Films, 2005.
(And director and film editor) You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lost That Beat, J.E.R. Pictures, 1971.
The Hills Have Eyes (also known as Wes Craven's "The Hills Have Eyes"), Vanguard, 1977.
The Hills Have Eyes Part II, Castle Hill, 1985.
Nutcracker: The Motion Picture, Atlantic Releasing, 1986.
The Brave Little Toaster (animated), Buena Vista/Hyperion Pictures, 1987.
Pound Puppies and the Legend of Big Paw (animated), TriStar, 1988.
The Hills Have Eyes, Fox Searchlight, 2006.
The Hills Have Eyes II, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2007.
Also producer of adult films.
It Happened in Hollywood, J.E.R. Pictures, 1973.
The Carhops (also known as California Drive-in Girls and Kitty Can't Help It), N.M.D. Film Distributing, 1975.
Director of adult material, credited as Abe Snake.
Shoe thief and purse snatcher, You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lost That Beat, J.E.R. Pictures, 1971.
King, It Happened in Hollywood, J.E.R. Pictures, 1973.
(As Arthur King) Mercury, The Hills Have Eyes (also known as Wes Craven's "The Hills Have Eyes"), Vanguard, 1977.
Voice of unseen aristocracy, The Adventures of Pinocchio (also known as Carlo Collodi's "Pinocchio," Pinocchio, and Die Legende von Pinocchio), New Line Cinema, 1996.
Television Executive Producer; Movies:
Liberace: Behind the Music, CBS, 1988.
Your Mother Wears Combat Boots, NBC, 1989.
Sweet Bird of Youth (also known as Tennessee Williams's "Sweet Bird of Youth"), NBC, 1989.
Murder C.O.D., NBC, 1990.
Good Cops, Bad Cops: The Biggest Heist in History, NBC, 1990.
Carolina Skeletons, NBC, 1991.
Fire in the Dark, CBS, 1991.
Father & Son: Dangerous Relations (also known as Dangerous Relations and On the Streets of L.A.), NBC, 1993.
Getting Gotti, CBS, 1994.
Dangerous Intentions, CBS, 1995.
Wes Craven Presents "Mind Ripper," HBO, 1995.
Lady Killer, CBS, 1995.
A Husband, a Wife, and a Lover (also known as A Strange Affair), CBS, 1996.
Serpent's Lair, HBO, 1996.
Princess in Love, CBS, 1996.
Jack Reed: A Killer amongst Us, NBC, 1996.
Unlikely Angel, CBS, 1996.
Echo (also known as Deadly Echo), ABC, 1997.
Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance, NBC, 1997.
Johnny Mysto: Boy Wizard, HBO, 1997.
Teen Knight, HBO, 1998.
Denial (also known as Something about Sex), Cinemax, 1998.
Clockmaker, HBO, 1998.
Susan's Plan (also known as Dying to Get Rich), Cinemax, 1998.
Bone Daddy (also known as Palmer's Bones and L'affaire Palmer), HBO, 1998.
Black and White, HBO, 1999.
Murdercycle, Cinemax, 1999.
Dragonworld: The Legend Continues (also known as Dragonworld II and Shadow of the Knight), 1999.
Search for the Jewel of Polaris: Mysterious Museum, 1999.
Alien Arsenal, Cinemax, 2000.
They Nest (also known as Creepy Crawlers), USA Network, 2000.
Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula (also known as Dark Prince: Legend of Dracula and Dracula: The Dark Prince), USA Network, 2000.
The Last Producer (also known as The Final Hit), USA Network, 2000.
Wolf Girl (also known as Blood Moon), USA Network, 2001.
Television Executive Producer; Series:
1st & Ten (also known as 1st & Ten: Do It Again, 1st & Ten: Going for Broke, 1st & Ten: In Your Face!, 1st & Ten: The Bulls Mean Business, 1st & Ten: The Championship, and 1st & Ten, Training Camp: The Bulls Are Back), HBO, 1984.
The Investigators, HBO, 1984.
The Spiral Zone, syndicated, 1987.
Glory Years, HBO, 1987.
Relatively Speaking, syndicated, 1988.
Sweating Bullets, CBS, 1990-91.
TrialWatch, NBC, 1991.
The Barbara DeAngelis Show, CBS, 1991.
Night Games, CBS, 1991.
Harts of the West, CBS, 1991.
Cracker, ABC, 1997.
Television Executive Producer; Episodic:
"Gatten vs. Gatten," Divorce Court, syndicated, 1988.
"Columbus Day," Gun (also known as Robert Altman's "Gun"), ABC, 1997.
"All the President's Women," Gun (also known as Robert Altman's "Gun"), ABC, 1997.
Television Producer; Pilots:
Love at First Sight, CBS, 1980.
Automan, ABC, 1983.
Stopwatch: Thirty Minutes of Investigative Ticking, HBO, 1983.
Executive producer, Glory Years (also known as Wacky Weekend), HBO, 1987.
Television Producer; Other:
Supervising producer, Just Friends (series), CBS, 1979.
A Gun in the House (movie), CBS, 1981.
The Star Maker (miniseries), NBC, 1981.
Executive producer, The Hunt for Stolen War Treasures … Live (special), syndicated, 1989.
Every Woman's Dream (movie), CBS, 1996.
Television Appearances; Specials:
Interviewee, The Perfect Pitch (also known as Brilliant but Cancelled: The Perfect Pitch), Trio, 2002.
Looking Back at "The Hills Have Eyes," Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2003.
Surviving the Hills: Making of "The Hills Have Eyes," Twentieth Century-Fox, 2006.
You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lost That Beat, J.E.R. Pictures, 1971.
It Happened in Hollywood, J.E.R. Pictures, 1973.
Writer of adult material, credited as Abe Snake.
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