Neil LaBute


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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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(1997)
(2006)
Nurse Betty Director
(2000)
Black Chicks Writer
(2017)

Filmography

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 2022 American Gigolo (TV Series) (filming)
 2022 House of Darkness (writer)
 2022 Sparring Partner (Short)
 2016-2021 Van Helsing (TV Series) (written by - 16 episodes)
- The Doorway (2021) ... (written by)
- All Apologies (2019) ... (written by)
- Metamorphosis (2019) ... (written by)
- Dark Ties (2019) ... (written by)
- Crooked Steps (2018) ... (written by)
 2019 The I-Land (TV Mini Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Many Goodly Creatures (2019) ... (written by)
- The Insubstantial Pageant (2019) ... (written by)
- The Gorgeous Palaces (2019) ... (written by)
- Brave New World (2019) ... (written by)
 2017 Good Luck: In Farsi (Short)
 2017 Staging Film (TV Series short) (1 episode)
 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 (written by)
 2014 My America (written by - segment "'Current Events'")
 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 Velvet Morning (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 Denise (Short) (written by)
 2012 Double or Nothing (Short) (writer)
 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 and Neighbors (written by)
 1997 In the Company of Men (play) / (screenplay)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Film Review, "Faves, Hot and Cool: Dr. Zhivago," Published in "The New York Times," 4 May 2008, Vol. 157, No. 54,300, Page MT13. 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:

Sometimes I think it's hard for an audience to know when to laugh. It's such an immediate and spontaneous response, and sometimes we're dictated by who we're with and the general public, and if everybody else is not laughing, it can sometimes quell the feeling inside you and you put a damper on it. See more »

Trivia:

Attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and graduated with degrees in Theater and Film. 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 »

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