Sompote Sands

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Sompote Saengduenchai (Thai: สมโพธิ แสงเดือนฉาย; RTGS: Somphot Saengdueanchai; May 24, 1941 – August 26, 2021), internationally known as Sompote Sands, was a Thai movie director, special effects creator and producer.

He was best known for directing many Thai movies such as The 6 Ultra Brothers vs. the Monster Army, Jumborg Ace & Giant, Hanuman and the Five Riders, the 1980 cult classic Crocodile,[1] Phra Rod Meree and the 1985 children's movie Magic Lizard.[2] He was born in Amphoe Phra Pradaeng, Thailand.

Sands died on August 26, 2021 in Bangkok from cancer at the age of 80.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Crocodile (1981)". Horror Movie A Day. June 10, 2008.
  2. Dixon, Ninja (22 July 2011). "Ninja Dixon: Magic Lizard (1985)".
  3. "สิ้นตำนาน "สมโพธิ แสงเดือนฉาย" ผู้สร้าง "หนุมานพบ 7 ยอดมนุษย์" เสียชีวิตจากโรคมะเร็ง". TNN (in Thai). 26 August 2021.