Scott Rudin
Rudin Scott 2008
Rudin at the 80th Academy Awards
9 Nominations / 1 Win
Role Producer
Born July 14, 1958
New York City, New York, USA

Scott Rudin is an American film producer with over 90 credits to his name. In 1980, Rudin moved to Los Angeles, taking up employment at Edgar J. Scherick Associates. After his work at Edgar J. Sherick Associates, Rudin formed his own outfit, Scott Rudin Productions. Later Rudin placed his production company on hold and joined 20th Century-Fox as an executive producer. At Fox, he rose through the ranks at Fox and became president of production by 1986 at the age of 29. His job at Fox was short lived though, and he soon left and entered into a producing deal with Paramount. On August 1, 1992, at the age of 34, Rudin signed a deal with Tri-Star Pictures but soon moved back to Paramount. Rudin's first look deal with Paramount Pictures lasted nearly fifteen years. Rudin left the studio and set a five-year first-look pact with Disney that allowed him to make movies under their labels Touchstone Pictures, Walt Disney Pictures, Hollywood Pictures and Miramax Films. Notable titles to his credit include, Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993), Nobody's Fool (1994), Marvin's Room (1996), In & Out (1997), The Truman Show (1998), A Civil Action (1998), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Wonder Boys (2000), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Iris (2001), The Hours (2002), Closer (2004), The Queen (2006), Notes on a Scandal (2006), There Will Be Blood (2007), Doubt (2008), Revolutionary Road (2008), Julie & Julia (2009), The Social Network (2010), True Grit (2010), Moneyball (2011) and Captain Phillips (2013).


80th Academy Awards, 2007
Best PictureNo Country for Old Men (shared with Ethan Coen and Joel Coen)


75th Academy Awards, 2002
Best PictureThe Hours (shared with Robert Fox)
80th Academy Awards, 2007
Best PictureNo Country for Old Men (shared with Ethan Coen and Joel Coen)
83rd Academy Awards, 2010
Best PictureThe Social Network (shared with Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca and Cean Chaffin)
Best PictureTrue Grit (2010) (shared with Ethan Coen and Joel Coen)
84th Academy Awards, 2011
Best PictureExtremely Loud and Incredibly Close
86th Academy Awards, 2013
Best PictureCaptain Phillips (shared with Dana Brunetti and Michael De Luca)
87th Academy Awards, 2014
Best PictureThe Grand Budapest Hotel (shared with Wes Anderson, Steven Rales, and Jeremy Dawson)
89th Academy Awards, 2016
Best PictureFences (shared with Denzel Washington and Todd Black)
90th Academy Awards, 2017
Best PictureLady Bird (shared with Eli Bush, Evelyn O'Neill)