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Neil LaBute


Acclaimed and highly discussed filmmaker Neil LaBute has made himself a force to be reckoned with and a name to watch. With his true-to-life cynical and self-absorbed characters and all-too-true social themes, he has firmly established himself as an unforgiving judge of the ugliest side of human nature. LaBute was originally a playwright. He ... See full bio »

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11 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

In the Company of Men
(1997)
The Shape of Things
(2003)
The Wicker Man
(2006)
Possession
Possession Writer
(2002)

Filmography

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 2017 Good Luck: In Farsi (Short)
 2016-2017 Van Helsing (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- Began Again (2017) ... (written by)
- It Begins (2016) ... (written by)
- Little Thing (2016) ... (written by)
- Nothing Matters (2016) ... (written by)
- Help Me (2016) ... (written by)
 2017 Black Chicks (Short)
 2017 10 K (Short)
 2016 The Mulberry Bush (Short) (writer)
  Billy & Billie (TV Series) (1 episode, 2016) (created by - 10 episodes, 2015) (writer - 10 episodes, 2015)
- Incesticide (2016)
- Smells Like Teen Spirit (2015) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Lithium (2015) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Stay Away (2015) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Territorial Pissings (2015) ... (creator) / (writer)
 2015 Dirty Weekend
 2014 My America
 2014 It's Okay (Short) (writer)
 2014 Ten X Ten (TV Mini-Series)
 2013 Full Circle (TV Series) (written by - 10 episodes)
- Celeste & Tim (2013) ... (written by)
- Robbie & Celeste (2013) ... (written by)
- Trisha & Robbie (2013) ... (written by)
- Trent & Trisha (2013) ... (written by)
- Cliff & Trent (2013) ... (written by)
 2013 Some Girl(s) (based on the stage play written by) / (screenplay by)
 2012 My America (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Current Events (2012)
- Tour De France (2012)
 2012 Double or Nothing (Short) (writer)
 2012 Denise (Short)
 2012/I BFF (Short) (writer)
 2011 Bench Seat (Short)
 2011 After-School Special (Short) (written by)
 2010 Sexting (Short) (written by)
 2006 The Wicker Man (screenplay - as Neil Labute)
 2003 The Shape of Things (play) / (screenplay)
 2002 Possession (screenplay)
 2001 Bash: Latter-Day Plays (TV Movie)
 2000 Tumble (Short)
 1998 Your Friends & Neighbors (written by)
 1997 In the Company of Men (play) / (screenplay)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "This Is How It Goes, "was performed at the Donmar Theatre in London, England with Ben Chaplin, Megan Dodds and Idris Elba in the cast. Moises Kaufman was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Neil Labute

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't shy away from subjects that come to me - and once I decide to do a subject, I don't pull back - but I'm not consciously stirring the pot or ripping stories out of the headlines to create tension and thus shine the light on me. See more »

Trivia:

He was nominated for a 2013 Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for New Adaptation for the play, "In the Company of Men" at the Profiles Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

Trademark:

All his films usually consist of a cruel and vicious battle of the sexes with the men portraying unlikeable and trashy misogynists, and the women either crafty vixens or vulnerable victims. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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