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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14 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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

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 2019 The I-Land (TV Series)
 2016-2018 Van Helsing (TV Series) (written by - 12 episodes)
- Crooked Steps (2018) ... (written by)
- Hunted Down (2018) ... (written by)
- Super Unknown (2018) ... (written by)
- Fresh Tendrils (2018) ... (written by)
- Black Days (2018) ... (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 Double or Nothing (Short) (writer)
 2012 Denise (Short) (written by)
 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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Other Works:

His play, "The Distance from Here," was performed at the Almeida Theatre at King's Cross in London, England with Enrico Colantioni, Liesel Matthews, Ana Reeder, Amy Ryan, Jason Ritter, and Mark Webber in the cast. David Leveaux 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:

(On The Soft Skin) It's nice when somebody's actually so bold as to do something so obvious. We're always so worried about being so subtle, and "Oh, is this a cliché?" I think life is often a cliché; you find yourself in moments where you go, "If this was in a movie, people would say this is ridiculous, this is too much." And yet, it happens all the time. 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 »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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