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Bruce Joel Rubin Biography (1943-)
Born March 10, 1943, in Detroit, MI; son of James (a contractor) and Sondra Rubin; married Blanche Mallins; children: Joshua, Ari. Career: Screenwriter, director, and producer. NBC News, assistant film editor, mid-1960s; Whitney Museum, film department, associate curator. Member: Writer's Guild of America. Awards, Honors: Academy Award, best original screenplay,and Writers Guild of America Award, both 1990, for Ghost.
Addresses: Office: c/o Geoffrey Sanford, Sanford, Skouras, Gross & Associates, 1015 Gayley Ave., Third Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90024-3424.
- Screenwriter, director, producer
- Birth Details
- March 10, 1943
- Detroit, Michigan, United States
- (As Bruce Rubin) Assistant director, Hi, Mom! (also known as Blue Manhattan,
Confessions of a Peeping John, and Son of Greetings), Sigma III, 1970
- Associate producer, Ghost, Paramount, 1990
- Associate producer, Jacob's Ladder (also known as Dante's Inferno), TriStar, 1990
- Director and producer, My Life, Columbia, 1993
- (With Robert Statzel and Philip Frank Messina) Brainstorm, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1983
Deadly Friend, Warner Bros., 1986
Ghost, Paramount, 1990
Jacob's Ladder (also known as Dante's Inferno), TriStar, 1990
- (As Derek Saunders) Deceived, Buena Vista, 1991
My Life, Columbia, 1993
Deep Impact, Paramount, 1998
In Your Dreams, Universal, forthcoming.
- Schanzer, Karl, and Thomas Lee Wright, American Screenwriters, Avon Books (New York), 1993.*
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