Harry Bromley Davenport (born March 15, 1950 in London, England) is an English director, producer as well as in the beginning of his career a film screenwriter. He is most popular for the famous horror science-fiction video nasty Xtro (1983).
Bromley Davenport entered the film business in 1967 as an assistant to Nicholas Ray.
Following his apprenticeship, Bromley Davenport made his directorial debut with the little seen Whispers of Fear (1976) and co-wrote the screenplay for The Haunting of Julia (1977), which was adapted from the Peter Straub novel Julia (1975) and starred Mia Farrow in the titular role.
His biggest commercial success came in the form of Xtro (1983) which spawned two unrelated in title only sequels. He made the second installment Xtro II: The Second Encounter (1991) in the USA, and worked exclusively there ever since.
Bromley Davenport remained within his own low-budget franchise for one for film and hired Daryl Haney to write the screenplay… read more