Richard Rush

Scriptwriter + Producer + Writer
Born Apr 15, 1929

Richard Rush is an American movie 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 movies is Color of Night — also nominated, but in this case for the Golden Raspberry Award. Rush also directed Freebie and The Bean, an over-the-top police buddy comedy/drama starring Alan Arkin and James Caan.… Read More

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1929 Birth Born on April 15, 1929.


1970 41 Years Old Rush's first studio effort was 1970's Getting Straight, starring Elliott Gould and Candice Bergen. … Read More
1974 45 Years Old Rush's next movie, in 1974, was Freebie and the Bean. … Read More


1981 52 Years Old In 1981, Truffaut was asked "Who is your favorite American director?" He answered, "I don’t know his name, but I saw his film last night and it was called The Stunt Man." … Read More


1994 65 Years Old Rush did not direct another film for fourteen years — 1994's critically panned Color of Night. … Read More
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