Aaron Russo

Film Director / Film Producer | * 02/14/1943 († 64, 08/24/2007) | Brooklyn, New York, USA
Aaron Russo (February 14, 1943 – August 24, 2007) was an American entertainment businessman, film producer and director, and political activist. He was best known for producing such movies as Trading Places, Wise Guys, and The Rose. Later in life, he created various Libertarian-leaning political documentaries including Mad as Hell and America: Freedom to Fascism. After a six-year period with cancer, Russo died on August 24, 2007. ()
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Aaron Russo was an entertainment businessman, filmmaker, libertarian political activist, and a 9/11 truther. He was best-known for producing Trading Places, Wise Guys, and The Rose. Later in life he created the documentaries Mad as Hell, which calls into question the current state of governmental affairs and America: Freedom to Fascism, which investigates the breadth of the Sixteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the Federal Reserve System. After a six year battle with bladder cancer, Russo died on August 24, 2007.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Documentaries | Crime

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Movies with Aaron Russo as Actor(3)

as Himself/Narrator2006 America: Freedom to Fascism
as Voice of fish1989 Rude Awakening

Movies with Aaron Russo as Crew(10)

Directing/Director2006 America: Freedom to Fascism
Writing/Screenplay2006 America: Freedom to Fascism
Production/Producer1992 Missing Pieces
Production/Producer1989 Rude Awakening
Directing/Director1989 Rude Awakening
Production/Producer1986 Wise Guys
Production/Producer1984 Teachers
Production/Producer1983 Trading Places
Production/Producer1982 Partners
Production/Producer1979 The Rose

Full Name: Aaron Russo
Born: Sunday, 02/14 1943 (February) in Brooklyn
Died: Friday, 08/24 2007 (August) in Los Angeles (aged: 64)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Aaron Russo frequently works together with these people:
Irwin Russo (3x, Crew)
Francis Veber (2x, Crew)
Leonard Stern (2x, Crew)
Alex Jones (2x, Actor)
Bill Kerby (2x, Crew)
Doris Roberts (1x, Actress)
Hugh Hayes (1x, Cast)
Stephanie Quinn (1x, Cast)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:463690, Added: 09/29/2018, Last updated: 11/30/2019