Derek Mears Biography
Derek Mears is an American actor and also a stuntman. He was born on April 29th, 1972 in Bakersfield, California.
He used to perform improv comedy at ComedySportz back in Bakersfield. He attended Highland High School and graduated in 1990.
Derek Mears Age
He was born on April 29th, 1972 in Bakersfield, California.
Derek Mears Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $ 3.5 million.
Derek Mears Career
Mears has various credits both as a stand-in and as an entertainer. He had minor jobs in The Tick, ER, Alias, Nash Bridges, Men in Black II, The Shield, CSI: NY, My Name Is Earl, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, CSI: Miami, Community, and The Hills Have Eyes 2.
His trick credits incorporate the movies Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and Blades of Glory, and TV arrangement, for example, Angel and Bones.
Mears got his achievement lead job in the 2009 Friday the thirteenth film. He was prescribed to the makers, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form of Platinum Dunes, by make-up and enhancements master Scott Stoddard, who made the new search for Mears’ character, Jason Voorhees.
Because of Mears’ stature at 6 ft 5.5 in (1.97 m), he is probably the tallest on-screen character who has depicted Jason, next to Ken Kirzinger, who stands at comparable tallness to Mears.
He was designated for an MTV Movie Award in the class for Best Villain for his depiction of Voorhees, however, lost to Heath Ledger as the Joker in The Dark Knight. Mears did a ton of research on youngster improvement to tissue out the job of Camp Crystal Lake’s famous occupant sequential executioner:
He is contracted to return for either another Friday the thirteenth spin-off or another film by Platinum Dunes. In the event that Mears repeats his job as Jason, he will be just the subsequent individual to depict the character more than once, alongside Kane Hodder. He depicted a Predator in the 2010 sci-fi blood and gore movie continuation Predators.
Mears showed up in Ultraforce 2 on the Superego digital broadcast. He likewise showed up in the American sitcom Community in the scene “Sentimental Expressionism”.
He showed up as a zombie, credited as “Ace at-Arms”, in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Mears showed up with other loathsomeness on-screen character Tyler Mane of Rob Zombie’s Halloween in Compound Fracture.
On June 5, 2013, it was accounted for that Warner Bros. had surrendered their film rights to the Friday the thirteenth arrangement to Paramount as a feature of an arrangement that permitted Warner Bros. to co-produce Interstellar. Multi-week later, Mears uncovered that Paramount was working with Platinum Dunes to make another portion “as quick as could be expected under the circumstances”.
Derek Mears Movies
- Wild Wild West
- The Shield
- Zathura: A Space Adventure
- The Hills Have Eyes
- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
- Blades of Glory
- The Hills Have Eyes 2
- Resident Evil: Degeneration
- Friday the 13th
- His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th
- Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
- Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters
- Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
- Hatchet III
- Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th
- Comedy Bang! Bang!
- Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead
- Mighty Med
- Lost Time
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
- Freaks of Nature
- Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
- Live by Night
- Red vs. Blue
- Slayaway Camp
- From Jennifer
- Twin Peaks
- Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
- The Flash
- Alita: Battle Angel
- Swamp Thing
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He played the role of Jason Voorhees in the movie, Friday the 13th. Crystal Lake’s history of murder doesn’t deter counselors from setting up a summer camp in the woodsy area.
Superstitious locals warn against it, but the fresh-faced young people — Jack (Kevin Bacon), Alice (Adrienne King), Bill (Harry Crosby), Marcie (Jeannine Taylor) and Ned (Mark Nelson) — pay little heed to the old-timers.
Then they find themselves stalked by a brutal killer. As they’re slashed, shot and stabbed, the counselors struggle to stay alive against a merciless opponent.
Initial release: 9 May 1980 (USA)
Director: Sean S. Cunningham
Budget: 700,000 USD
Sequel: Friday the 13th Part 2
Box office: 59.8 million USD
Derek Mears Swamp Thing
He plays the role of the Swamp Thing in this series. Swamp Thing is a fictional superhero in comic books published by American company DC Comics. A humanoid/plant elemental creature, created by writer Len Wein and artist Bernie Wrightson, the Swamp Thing has had several humanoid or monster incarnations in various different storylines.
Abilities: Superhuman strength and durability; Plant manipulation; Plant physiology; Elasticity
First appearance: Alex Olsen: House of Secrets #92 (July 1971), MORE
Creators: Len Wein, Bernie Wrightson
An experimental potion mutates Dr. Alec Holland into Swamp Thing, a part-man/part-plant superhero.
Original network: DC Universe
Based on: Swamp Thing; by Len Wein; Bernie Wrightson
Production company: Warner Bros. Television
Composer: Brian Tyler
Executive producers: Mark Verheiden, Gary Dauberman, James Wan, Michael Clear, Len Wiseman
Derek Mears Agents Of Shield
He played the role of Kree Captain in the episode, Orientation. Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg, reprising his role from “The Avengers” and “Iron Man” ) heads an elite team of fellow agents with the worldwide law-enforcement organization known as SHIELD (Strategic Homeland Intervention Enforcement and Logistics Division), as they investigate strange occurrences around the globe.
Its members — each of whom brings a specialty to the group — work with Coulson to protect those who cannot protect themselves from extraordinary and inconceivable threats, including a formidable group known as Hydra.
Original network: ABC
Genres: Action fiction, Adventure fiction, Drama, Science Fiction, Superhero fiction
Program creators: Joss Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jed Whedon
Directors: Vincent Misiano, Magnus Martens, David Straiton, Clark Gregg, Billy Gierhart, Wendey Stanzler, Kevin Hooks
Derek Mears The Flash
He portrayed both Dwarfstar and Sylbert Rundine in the episodes, Honey I Shrunk Team Flash and True Colors. At 11, Barry Allen’s life changed completely when his mother died in a freak accident and his innocent father was convicted of her murder.
Orphaned Barry later becomes Detective Joe West. Now a crime-scene investigator, his dedication to learning the truth about his mother’s death drives him to follow up on every new scientific advancement and urban legend. When his latest obsession – a particle accelerator heralded as a world-changing invention – causes an explosion, it creates a freak storm and Barry is struck by lightning.
He awakes from a coma nine months later with the power of superspeed. When he learns that others who have gained powers use them for evil, he dedicates himself to protecting the innocent, while still trying to solve the older mystery.
First episode date: 7 October 2014
Production location: Vancouver
No. of episodes: 109 (list of episodes)
Networks: The CW Television Network, TV Puls
Derek Mears Twin Peaks
He was Renzo in this TV Series. A crime drama mixed with healthy doses of the surreal, this series is about FBI Agent Dale Cooper, who travels to the small logging town of Twin Peaks to solve the murder of seemingly innocent high schooler Laura Palmer. Almost nothing is as it seems, however, and the show’s sometimes eerie visuals, oddball characters, and wild dream sequences drive the point home.
Director: David Lynch
Original network: ABC (1990–91); Showtime (2017)
No. of episodes: 48 (list of episodes)
Theme song: Falling
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