Capricorn Dec 27, 1951 Los Angeles Director and Producer
Charles Robert Band is an American director, writer, and producer, mostly known for his work on horror films.
He is the son of director-producer Albert Band, and brother of the composer Richard. With his former wife Meda, he had two children, Alex, the vocalist for the band The Calling, and Taryn. He had two sons with his former wife Debra Dion: Harlan and Zalman. Band's grandfather was the artist Max Band.
His most famous films are those in the Puppet Master franchise and the Subspecies series, made by his company Full Moon Features. Before Full Moon Features, his earlier company Empire Pictures made films like Ghoulies and the cult classic Re-Animator.
One of the few non-horror films he worked on was the Prehysteria trilogy, which were made by his family oriented company Moonbeam Entertainment.