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Richard Rush

Film Director / Film Producer / Screenwriter | * 04/15/1929 (90) | New York City, New York, USA
Richard Rush (born April 15, 1929 in New York, New York) is an American film director, scriptwriter, and producer. He is best known for the Oscar-nominated The Stunt Man. His other works, however, have been less celebrated. The next best-known of his films is Color of Night — the film won a Golden Raspberry Award as the worst film of 1994, but Maxim magazine also singled the film out as having the Best Sex Scene in film history. Rush, who's directing career began in 1960, also directed Freebie and the Bean, an over-the-top police buddy comedy/drama starring Alan Arkin and James Caan. He co-wrote the screenplay for the 1990 film Air America. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Action | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Richard Rush

Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

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Movies with Richard Rush as Actor(2)

Movies with Richard Rush as Crew(17)

Directing/Director1994 Color of Night
Writing/Screenplay1990 Air America
Directing/Director1980 The Stunt Man
Writing/Adaptation1980 The Stunt Man
Directing/Director1974 Freebie and the Bean
Production/Producer1974 Freebie and the Bean
Directing/Director1970 Getting Straight
Directing/Director1968 The Savage Seven
Directing/Director1968 A Man Called Dagger
Directing/Director1968 Psych-Out
Directing/Director1967 Hells Angels on Wheels
Directing/Director1967 Thunder Alley
Directing/Director1967 The Cups of San Sebastian
Directing/Director1963 Of Love and Desire
Directing/Director1960 Too Soon to Love
Writing/Screenplay1960 Too Soon to Love
Writing/Story1960 Too Soon to Love

Full Name: Richard Rush
Born: Monday, 04/15 1929 (April) in New York City (current age: 90 years + 133 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Educated at: University of California, Los Angeles
Other names for Richard Rush (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Richard Rush (director)"
"Richard Rush (Regisseur)"
Richard Rush frequently works together with these people:
Adam Roarke (4x, Actor)
Jack Nicholson (3x, Actor)
Max Julien (3x, Actor)
Dan Perri (3x, Crew)
Alex Rocco (2x, Actor)
John Eskow (2x, Crew)
Leon Ericksen (2x, Crew)
Charles Bail (2x, Crew)
Betty Ulius (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:982333, Added: 11/27/2018, Last updated: 07/29/2019