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Best known for Directing critically acclaimed, audience pleasing fare, filmmaker Jay Russell has an impressive track record of telling compelling stories with emotional resonance. Russell got his first break at the age of 19, filming a series of commercials for the Arkansas Parks and Tourism division. Like his boss at the time, Governor Bill ... See full bio »

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My Dog Skip Director
(2000)
Ladder 49 Director
(2004)
Tuck Everlasting Director
(2002)
The Water Horse Director
(2007)

Filmography

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 2014 One Christmas Eve (TV Movie)
 2004 Ladder 49
 2000 My Dog Skip
 1996 Great Drives (TV Mini-Series documentary) (episode four, episode one)
 1993 Case Closed (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1993)
 1990 America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Coates/Aylor (1990)
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 2011 Stand Off (producer)
 2007 The Water Horse (executive producer)
 2000 My Dog Skip (executive producer)
 1996 CyberLife (TV Series) (segment producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 13 November 1996 (1996) ... (segment producer)
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 1987 End of the Line (written by)
 1996 The World's Most Dangerous Animals (TV Movie documentary) (segment director)
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 2010 Ain't in It for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm (Documentary) (special thanks)
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 2002 Intimate Portrait (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Diane Lane (2002) ... Himself
 1997 The Directors (TV Series documentary)
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- The Films of Jay Russell ... Himself
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Currently in Baltimore, working on the second movie of his career to be filmed in Maryland, Ladder 49 (2004). His last feature, Tuck Everlasting (2002) also filmed in the state, near the town of Bel Air (close to the famous Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, Maryland). See more »

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