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Neil Ruddy

Neil Ruddy is known for his work on We Own the Night (2007), Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003) and Super Troopers (2001). See full bio »

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Known For

We Own the Night Special Effects
Kal Ho Naa Ho Special Effects
Super Troopers Special Effects


Hide Hide Show Show Special effects (88 credits)
 2013/I Aftermath (special effects: bloodbags, bullet hits and special pyrotechnic effects)
 2011 Spy (NYC licenced pyrotechnic)
 2008 Return to Sleepaway Camp (Video) (pyrotechnician)
 2008 The Accidental Husband (special effects foreman)
 2007 The Perfect Holiday (special effects coordinator)
 2007 Anamorph (pyrotechnics - uncredited)
 2007 The Life Before Her Eyes (special effects supervisor)
 2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (special effects)
 2007 Rockaway (special effects)
 2007 We Own the Night (special effects)
 2006 The Ex (special effects supervisor)
 2006 30 Rock (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- The Break-Up (2006) ... (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
 2006 The Hoax (special effects - uncredited)
 2006 One-Third (special effects)
 2006 Beer League (special effects)
 2006 The House Is Burning (special effects lead)
 2006 Real Simple (TV Series) (licenced pyrotechnic)
 2005 Perception (pyrotechnician)
 2005 12 and Holding (special effects)
 2005 Winter Passing (special effects - uncredited)
 2005 Stella (TV Series) (special effects supervisor)
 2005 Spit (Short) (bullet hits/blood bags: licenced pyro)
 2005 State Property: Blood on the Streets (pyrotechnician)
 2005 Strangers with Candy (pyrotechnician)
 2004 Coalition (special effects)
 2004 The Tony Danza Show (TV Series) ("a" licence pyrotechnic: New York City)
 2004 The Fallen (special effects supervisor)
 2004 The Cookout (special effects coordinator)
 2004 She Hate Me (special effects)
 2004 Satan's Little Helper (assistant pyrotechnician)
 2004/I Split (pyrotechnician)
 2004 Chrystal (special effects)
 2003 Kal Ho Naa Ho (special effects supervisor)
 2003 Shelter Island (special effects coordinator)
 2003 In the Cut (special effects technician)
 2003 Marci X (special effects)
 2003 Undermind (special effects)
 2003 Si' Laraby (special effects)
 2003 Crime Partners (pyrotechnician)
 2003 The Hebrew Hammer (special effects)
 2003 Chappelle's Show (TV Series) (special effects supervisor)
 2002 The Empath (special effects)
 2002 The Legend of Al, John and Jack (special effects foreman)
 2002 Nancy & Frank - A Manhattan Love Story (special effects)
 2002 Paper Soldiers (special effects)
 2002 My Father's Gun (TV Movie) (special effects)
 2002 Without a Trace (TV Series) (special effects supervisor: New York - 2006)
 2002 The Wire (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 2006)
 2002 Martin & Orloff (special effects)
 2001 Manhattan Midnight (special effects)
 2001 Statistic: The Movie (Video) (NYC licenced pyrotechnic)
 2001 Friends and Family (special effects)
 2001 Blazin' (special effects coordinator)
 2001 L.I.E. (weapons wrangler)
 2001 Super Troopers (special effects)
 2000 Radical Jack (Video) (special effects)
 2000 Wannabes (special effects)
 2000 Under Hellgate Bridge (special effects)
 2000 Peril (Video) (special effects)
 2000 Dinner Rush (special effects - uncredited)
 2000 Sink Like a Stone (Short) (pyrotechnician)
 2000 Icebreaker (pyrotechnician)
 2000 Da Ali G Show (TV Series) (special effects)
 1999 The Blur of Insanity (pyrotechnical effects - as Niel Rudy) / (special effects - uncredited)
 1999 B. Smith with Style (TV Series) (special effects technician)
 1999 A System Devoured (special effects coordinator)
 1999 Random Hearts (special effects assistant - uncredited)
 1999 Final Rinse (special effects)
 1999 In the Name of Justice (Video) (special effects coordinator)
 1998 Next Door with Katie Brown (TV Series documentary) (special effects technician)
 1998 One Deadly Road (pyrotechnician)
 1998 Upright Citizens Brigade (TV Series) (special effects)
 1998 It's a Miracle (TV Series documentary) (special effects)
 1997 Astoria Fix (pyrotechnic)
 1997 Better Than Ever (special effects technician)
 1997 A Gun for Jennifer (pyrotechnician)
 1997 The Offering (pyrotechnics) / (special effects coordinator)
 1997 Silent Predator (special effects)
 1996 West New York (special effects)
 1996 Tar (special effects)
 1996/I The Money Shot (Documentary) (special effects)
 1996 Tromeo and Juliet (special effects)
 1996 Lowball (special effects)
 1993 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (special pyrotechnic effects)
 1988 America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back (TV Series documentary) (pyrotechnician - 2003)
 1970 All My Children (TV Series) (special effects - 2005-2006)
 1956 As the World Turns (TV Series) (special effects - 2000-2001)
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series) (special effects - 2000-2001) / (special effects director - 2005-2006)
Show Show Actor (15 credits)
Show Show Stunts (16 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (2 credits)

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