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Greg P. Russell began his career at T.T.G. Recording Studios in 1977 as an assistant recording engineer on several hit television shows, including The Love Boat, Charlie's Angels, Hart to Hart, Vegas, and Fantasy Island. In 1981, Greg moved to Evergreen Studios, where he worked with such artists as Neil Diamond, Al Stewart, Heart, and Ringo Starr, among many others. In 1983, he transitioned from recording engineer to re-recording mixer at B&B Sound Studios. During Greg's tenure at B&B he mixed fifty-five feature films, including the original movie Hairspray for John Waters, and numerous television shows, earning him two Emmy nominations and one win.

In 1988 Greg took his passion of mixing to Warner Brothers, and within a year received his first Academy Award nomination for Sound Mixing on Ridley Scott's Black Rain. While at Warner Brothers, Greg mixed such films as Tequila Sunrise, The Bodyguard, The Usual Suspects, Steel Magnolias, Star Trek IV, Point Break, and Stargate, to name a few.

In 1995, Greg moved to Sony Studios, where he's mixed some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters and earned Oscar nominations for his work on The Rock, Con Air, Armageddon, The Mask of Zorro, The Patriot, Pearl Harbor, Spider-Man, Spider- Man 2, Memoirs of a Geisha, Apocalypto, Transformers 1, 2 and 3, and the spy-thriller Salt starring Angelina Jolie.

In 2012 Greg was the first talent hired by Technicolor for their new post-production facility on the Paramount Studio lot. In the first year he was nominated for the 23rd Bond film Skyfall directed by Sam Mendes.

Over the past 32 years Greg has collaborated with some of the most talented director's in Hollywood. The list includes Michael Bay, Sam Raimi, Ron Howard, Tony Scott, Ridley Scott, Sam Mendes, James L. Brooks, Phillip Noyce, William Friedkin, Tim Burton, Kathyrn Bigelow, Barry Sonnenfeld, Barbara Streisand, Mel Gibson, Rob Marshall, Gabrielle Muccino, Jon Turteltaub, Rob Riener, Carl Riener, Paul Verhoeven, Diane Keaton, Adrian Lyne, Roland Emmerich, Martin Campbell, Bryan Singer, Jonathan Mostow, Richard Donner, John Avildsen, Herbert Ross, Harold Becker, Jonathan Lynn, Robert Towne, John Waters, Michel Gondry, Simon West, Ron Underwood, Dominic Sena, Lawrence Kasden and Nicolas Meyer.

With over 200 films to his credit and 16 Oscar nominations under his belt, Greg is one of the most well respected sound mixers in the industry.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Christine Russell Evolution Music Partners

Trivia (1)

He's been nominated for 16 Academy Awards for Sound Mixing.

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