Rick Rubin

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Rick Rubin was born on March 10, 1963 in Long Island, New York, USA as Frederick Jay Rubin. He is known for his work on Battleship (2012), Twister (1996) and Last Action Hero (1993). See full bio »

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Known For

Battleship Music Department
Twister Soundtrack
Last Action Hero Soundtrack


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 2021 McCartney 3,2,1 (TV Mini Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2019 Shangri-La (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Belief (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Wrestling (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Myth (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Magic (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Ed Sheeran: Don't (Video short) (producer)
 2012 Linkin Park: Castle of Glass (Video short) (producer)
 2012 Linkin Park: Powerless (Video short) (producer)
 2011 A Thousand Suns+ (Video documentary) (producer)
 2010 Linkin Park: The Catalyst (Video short) (producer)
 2010 Johnny Cash: Ain't No Grave (Video short) (executive producer)
 2008 Untitled Kanye West HBO Project (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2008 Linkin Park: Leave Out All the Rest (Video short) (producer)
 2008 Gossip Live in Liverpool (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 2007 Linkin Park: What I've Done (Video short) (producer)
 2006 Red Hot Chili Peppers: Snow (Hey Oh) (Video short) (producer)
 2004 Slipknot: Vermilion Part 1 (Video short) (producer)
 2004 Slipknot: Vermilion Part 2 (Video short) (producer)
 2002 Red Hot Chili Peppers: By the Way Concert (TV Special) (producer)
 1995 Slayer: Live Intrusion (Video) (executive producer)
 1991 Red Hot Chili Peppers: Give It Away (Video short) (producer)
 1986 Beastie Boys: Hold It Now, Hit It (Video short) (producer)
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Music video for Eminem: "Berzerk"

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I don't even know what a traditional producer is or does. I feel like the job is like being a coach, building good work habits and building trust. You want to get to a point where you can say anything and talk about anything. There needs to be a real connection. See more »


Co-founded Def Jam Recordings with Russell Simmons in 1984. See more »


Stripped down Musical productions which avoid using too many Instrumental sounds See more »

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