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Bruce Joel Rubin


Bruce Joel Rubin was born on March 10, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Ghost (1990), Deep Impact (1998) and Jacob's Ladder (1990). He has been married to Blanche Rubin since January 29, 1970. They have two children. See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ghost
Ghost Writer
(1990)
Deep Impact
Deep Impact Writer
(1998)
Jacob's Ladder
(1990)

Filmography

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 2019 Jacob's Ladder (original story) (completed)
 2010 Gôsuto (based upon the screenplay by)
 2009 The Time Traveler's Wife (screenplay)
 2007 The Last Mimzy (screenplay)
 2002 Stuart Little 2 (screenplay) / (story)
 1998 Deep Impact (written by)
 1993 My Life (written by)
 1991 Deceived (screenplay - as Derek Saunders)
 1990/I Jacob's Ladder (written by)
 1990 Ghost (written by)
 1986 Deadly Friend (screenplay)
 1983 Brainstorm (story)
 1971 Come Together (additional dialogue - as Bruce Rubin)
 1964 Jennifer (Short) (written by)
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Other Works:

Stage play: Ghost the Musical, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, Broadway, Manhattan, NY

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Alternate Names:

Bruce Rubin | Derek Saunders
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Personal Quote:

[on writing Jacob's Ladder (1990)] The film was beginning to feel shallow, stagnant. I felt trapped. Something was missing. For nearly three days I stopped working. I felt the script was a disaster in the making and I grew terribly depressed. I didn't want to proceed. I had come to this point in many scripts, that moment of total devastation, where you realize that what you are writing is ... See more »

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Spent a year and a half travelling in India and Tibet, staying for awhile in a Nepalese monastery. See more »

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