Richard Rush (I) (1929–2021)

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Richard Rush was born on April 15, 1929 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and writer, known for The Stunt Man (1980), Color of Night (1994) and Air America (1990). He was married to Claude Rush. He died on April 8, 2021 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »


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The Stunt Man Director
Color of Night Director
Air America Writer


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[on Color of Night (1994)] I did learn a tremendous life lesson, and that was the true meaning of a final cut. It's the one they make in your chest for the bypass. See more »


After graduating he worked for the U.S. military, creating TV programs highlighting the nation's involvement in the Korean War. See more »

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