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Patrick Durham is an American writer, actor, producer, and director.
Spent childhood in South Carolina and Florida, USA. He spent a short time in Bimini, Bahamas.
Launching his career with popular cult classics, Patrick Durham quickly emerged as one of Hollywood’s, top horror film producers. Characterized by his film and casting choices, he is recognized as “sure-bet” for distributors.
Producing a steady flow of horror films starting with HOBOKEN HOLLOW, which boast legendary names including Dennis Hopper, Michael Madsen, C Thomas Howell, Dedee Pfeiffer, Robert Carradine, and Jason Connery.
Soon after Hoboken Hollow, Patrick teamed with his production partner Jonathan Sachar. Their second film together was TOOTH AND NAIL. As always, Patrick included his close friends and award-winning actors, Michael Madsen and Robert Carradine. Then added horror-film franchise actors from “Dawn of the Dead, Cabin Fever, The Black Dahlia and The Midnight Meat train which includes veteran actors Michael Kelly, Rider Strong, Rachel Miner, and Vinnie Jones. Tooth and Nail was distributed by Lions Gate and After Dark Films in their 8 FILMS TO DIE FOR series.
Tooth and Nail was asked to be in the “4-Time Oscar Winning Stan Winston’s” horror film festival SCREAMFEST.
It played to an excited crowd at the world famous “Grauman's Chinese Theater” on Hollywood Blvd.
Stepping into major studio films, Patrick and Jonathan produced one of Lions Gate’s flagship franchise films, CABIN FEVER 2.
Being a huge fan of Stephen King, Patrick produced a major fan-favorite, in 2009. Warner Brother’s CREEPSHOW RAW – INSOMNIA which stems from Stephen King’s film CREEPSHOW.
Soon after that, Patrick teamed with legendary director Charlie Picerni, and Hollywood royalty Frank Capra III, in the film THE BLEEDING. Patrick executive produced the film, which stars his favorite choice in actors, Michael Madsen and Vinnie Jones.
In 2010, Patrick produced THE KILLING JAR. He cast the film molded in solid gold. Actors Michael Madsen, Danny Trejo, Jake Busey, Harold Perrineau, Amber Benson, Lew Temple, and Kevin Gage. The Killing Jar was released theatrically across the country.
Patrick has also produced comedies including STRIKE, starring Tara Reid, and of course his favorite actors, Vinnie Jones and Robert Carradine.
Recently, he produced the popular comedy, THE PENTHOUSE starring Rider Strong, Kaley Cuoco, Corey Large and Hollywood Royalty Luke Flynn.
Patrick was one of four producers behind the highly anticipated comedy, the animated film Big Bug Man featuring the voices of Brendan Fraser and Marlon Brando. It is Brando's last known film performance.
Patrick’s dramas include, COSMIC RADIO, ARE YOU A SERIAL KILLER and DON’T PASS ME BY, which will be released in late in 2011.
Moving into action films in 2010, Patrick recently executive produced the action film FAR AWAY EYES starring Miguel Ferrer and Will Yun Lee. This film won the Gold award for best thriller at the 44th Annual WorldFest in Houston. It will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival later this year.
His latest action film CROSS is distributed by SONY and available all over the world. It stars an action packed cast of household names including Brian Austin Green, Michael Clarke Duncan, Jake Busey, Tom Sizemore, Robert Carradine, C Thomas Howell, Vinnie Jones, William Zabka, Lori Heuring, Tim Abell, Bart Johnson, Lew Temple, Jessica Chobot and David Mattey.
CROSS was the 41st most popular film in the world on May 22, 2011 rated by the Internet-movie-database imdb.com
The cast of CROSS will be at FANDOMFEST in Kentucky on July 23rd.
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