Albert S. Ruddy


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Albert Stotland Ruddy is a Canadian-American film and television producer. He is known for producing The Godfather (1972) and Million Dollar Baby (2004), both of which won him the Academy Award for Best Picture, as well as co-creating the CBS sitcom Hogan's Heroes (1965 - 1971). Albert was born to Ruth (ne Ruddy) and Hy Stotland, a Jewish family ... See full bio »

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(2004)
The Godfather Producer
(1972)
(1984)
Megaforce Writer
(1982)

Filmography

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  The Bellinis (TV Movie) (creator - as Al Ruddy)
 2021-2022 Walker (TV Series) (based on the series 'Walker, Texas Ranger' created by - 38 episodes)
- Something's Missing (2022) ... (based on the series 'Walker, Texas Ranger' created by)
- A Matter of Miles (2022) ... (based on the series 'Walker, Texas Ranger' created by)
- Search and Rescue (2022) ... (based on the series 'Walker, Texas Ranger' created by)
- Torn (2022) ... (based on the series 'Walker, Texas Ranger' created by)
- Champagne Problems (2022) ... (based on the series 'Walker, Texas Ranger' created by)
 2022 The Offer (TV Mini Series) (based on experience of making 'The Godfather' - 10 episodes)
- Brains and Balls (2022) ... (based on experience of making 'The Godfather')
- It's Who We Are (2022) ... (based on experience of making 'The Godfather')
- Crossing That Line (2022) ... (based on experience of making 'The Godfather')
- Mr. Producer (2022) ... (based on experience of making 'The Godfather')
- A Stand Up Guy (2022) ... (based on experience of making 'The Godfather')
 2006 Cloud 9 (written by)
 2005 Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire (TV Movie) (creator)
 2005 The Longest Yard (story)
 1993-2001 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series) (created by - 196 episodes)
- The Final Showdown: Part 2 (2001) ... (creator)
- The Final Showdown: Part 1 (2001) ... (creator)
- Reel Rangers (2001) ... (creator)
- Blood Diamonds (2001) ... (creator)
- Without a Sound (2001) ... (creator)
 1994 Bad Girls (story)
 1984 Cannonball Run II (written by)
 1982 Megaforce (screenplay)
 1978 Matilda (writer)
 1976 Revenge for a Rape (TV Movie) (story)
 1976 How the West Was Won (TV Series) (creator)
 1974 The Longest Yard (story)
  Hogan's Heroes (TV Series) (creator - 155 episodes, 1965 - 1971) (created by - 13 episodes, 1965 - 1968) (story - 1 episode, 1965) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1965)
- Rockets or Romance (1971) ... (creator - as Albert Ruddy)
- Look at the Pretty Snowflakes (1971) ... (creator - as Albert Ruddy)
- Hogan's Double Life (1971) ... (creator - as Albert Ruddy)
- Kommandant Gertrude (1971) ... (creator - as Albert Ruddy)
- The Kamikazes Are Coming (1971) ... (creator - as Albert Ruddy)
 1963 The Lloyd Bridges Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Skippy Mannox Story (1963) ... (written by - as Al Ruddy)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In 1971, he produced an unsold comedy-action pilot for ABC called "Thunderguys." The pilot starred Richard Van Fleet and Jonathan Lippe as two police officers who were skilled in using motorcycles, scuba gear and other equipment to facilitate their adventures.

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Albert Ruddy | Al Ruddy

Spouse:

Wanda McDaniel  (2 children) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Show me a relaxed producer and I'll show you a failure.

Trivia:

Ruddy worked for the Rand Corporation before he worked in films, and then later worked for Ayn Rand attempting to produce Atlas Shrugged as a movie in the seventies. See more »

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