Don Sullivan (1929-2018) was American actor, singer and songwriter whose film credits include Seven Guns to Mesa, Teenage Zombies and Paradise Alley (with Sylvester Stallone).

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  • Sullivan wrote the original songs that he performed in The Giant Gila Monster. Additional lyrics were recorded but cut out of the final film.
  • Sullivan appeared in a special interview for the Rhino DVD release of The Giant Gila Monster in which he recounted his experiences on the film and as a young actor in Hollywood at the time.
  • Sullivan had a small role in Gila!, Jim Wynorski's made-for-TV remake of The Giant Gila Monster in 2012.


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