Howard W. Koch
Date of Birth
Apr 11, 1916
Birth Place:
New York City, NY


An assistant director and second-unit director by the early '50s, Howard Koch helmed his first film in 1954, the bad-cop drama Shield for Murder, co-directed by its star Edmond O'Brien. A series of genre films followed, most notably the campy women's-prison film Untamed Youth; the Wages of Fear remake Violent Road; the horror tale Frankenstein 1970, with Boris Karloff; and two films starring...