Bruce Joel Rubin


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Bruce Joel Rubin was born on March 10, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is a writer, 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 »

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Ghost Writer
(1990)
Deep Impact Writer
(1998)
(1990)

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 2019 Jacob's Ladder (based on the screenplay "Jacob's Ladder" by)
 2010 Ghost (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:

I could do an entire sequel to Brainstorm (1983) just from the script material that wasn't used, but of course, it's unlikely I'll ever get that chance. There is a major flaw in our copyright system, that fertile ideas can be bought and sold and left to decompose in studio vaults. [Interview in Cinefantastique magazine, March 1986] See more »

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Bruce's early screenwriting career got a boost from an article written by Steve Rebello for American Film magazine in December 1983 titled, One in a Million, listing ten of the best unproduced scripts in Hollywood, scripts that he said "were just too good to get produced." Rebello had read 125 scripts recommended by respected industry connections. The final ten screenplays included The Princess ... See more »

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