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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 (based on the screenplay "Jacob's Ladder" by) (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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Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Bruce Rubin | Derek Saunders
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Personal Quote:

[on being offered to write the script for Deadly Friend (1986) ] At first I said, 'I can't write that. I have integrity. I didn't come to Hollywood to make horror films.' The next morning, as I was meditating and feeling very smug about turning down the job, I heard [my deceased meditation teacher] Rudi's voice in my head, as clear as could be. He said, 'You schmuck! There's more integrity in ... See more »

Trivia:

In New York, after returning from a nearly two-year global spiritual quest, Bruce worked an assortment of jobs from sound recording to film editing. He worked with the Joffrey Ballet Company on the multimedia rock ballet Astarte, and with Francis Thompson-the director of To Be Alive! (1964), a documentary short he'd admired while working at the New York Worlds Fair-on another three-screen film, ... See more »

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