This Day in Halloween: Writer/director/producer and co-founder of Troma Entertainment Lloyd Kaufman is born in New York City in 1945. / Illustration by Noah Ayub
Lloyd Kaufman is born in New York City in 1945. The writer/director/producer is co-founder of Troma Entertainment, the indie low-budget film studio known for horror and horror comedy. His films include The Toxic Avenger, Class of Nuke ‘em High, Tales from the Crapper, Silent Night Bloody Night, The Dark Side of Midnight, Girls School Screamers, and Igor and the Lunatics.