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Avram 'Butch' Kaplan

Born and raised in New York City. At age 15 moved to Israel to study Agriculture, majored in Dairy Farming. Met and married his wife Suzanna in Jerusalem. Eldest child born in Tel Aviv. Two other children born in Los Angeles. Has three siblings: a sister in Paris, a brother in Tel Aviv and a brother in New York.Returned to the USA in 1985 to start... See full bio »
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 2015/I Mr. Right (executive producer) (post-production)
  The Red Road (TV Series) (producer - 5 episodes, 2014) (line producer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Snaring of the Sun (2014) ... (producer)
- The Great Snake Battle (2014) ... (producer)
- The Bad Weapons (2014) ... (producer)
- The Woman Who Fell from the Sky (2014) ... (producer)
- The Wolf and the Dog (2014) ... (producer)
 2013 Oldboy (co-producer)
 2012/I Sparkle (executive producer - as Avram Butch Kaplan)
 2012 The Courier (executive producer)
 2011 Catch .44 (executive producer)
 2008 Babylon A.D. (executive producer - as Avram Butch Kaplan)
 2008 One Missed Call (line producer: Los Angeles)
 2006 Alpha Dog (executive producer - as Avram Butch Kaplan)
 2004 Raise Your Voice (executive producer)
 2004 The Notebook (executive producer - as Avram Butch Kaplan)
 2004 The Assassination of Richard Nixon (executive producer)
 2002 John Q (executive producer - as Avram Butch Kaplan)
 2000 Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula (TV Movie) (producer)
 2000 Red Shoe Diaries 12: Girl on a Bike (Video) (executive producer)
 1998 Belly (producer - uncredited)
 1998 The Patriot (executive producer - as Avram Butch Kaplan)
 1998 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series) (produced by - 1 episode)
 1997 She's So Lovely (co-producer - as Avram Butch Kaplan)
 1996 Red Shoe Diaries 13: Four on the Floor (Video) (co-executive producer - episode "Four on the Floor", episode "Psychiatrist, The") / (producer - episode "Emily's Dance")
 1996 Strangers (TV Series) (co-producer)
 1996 Red Shoe Diaries 6: How I Met My Husband (Video) (producer - as Avram Butch Kaplan)
 1996 Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (executive producer)
 1995 Red Shoe Diaries 5: Weekend Pass (Video) (producer)
  Red Shoe Diaries (TV Series) (producer - 23 episodes, 1992 - 1994) (co-executive producer - 11 episodes, 1993 - 1994)
- You Make Me Want to Wear Dresses (1994) ... (producer - as Avram Butch Kaplan)
- Written Word (1994) ... (co-executive producer - as Avram Butch Kaplan)
- The Psychiatrist (1994) ... (co-executive producer)
- The Last Motel (1994) ... (co-executive producer)
- The Game (1994) ... (producer - as Avram Butch Kaplan)
 1993 Red Shoe Diaries 3: Another Woman's Lipstick (Video) (producer - as Avram Butch Kaplan, episode "Jake's Story")
 1993 Red Shoe Diaries 2: Double Dare (Video) (producer - episode "Safe Sex")
 1993 Lake Consequence (TV Movie) (producer)
 1992 Red Shoe Diaries (TV Movie) (co-producer)
 1988 Diamond Ninja Force (producer - as Avram Kaplan, host segment)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (12 credits)
Show Show Thanks (4 credits)

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Avram Butch Kaplan | Avram Kaplan | Butch Kaplan

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These are not problems, actually they are new opportunities for us to shine.


Attended the Lyçée Français de New-York for six years.

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