Producer david Rudin has made his mark in the entertainment world with many movies and plays he has produced.
He became notorious for his aggressive workplace behaviour. His mistreatment of his assistants became widely publicised, garnering widespread negative media coverage and ultimately leading to him being treated as an outcast by many in his industry.
Early Life and Education
David Rudin hails from Pittsburgh, PA but spent his formative years living in Alexandria, VA. After earning his doctorate in medicinal chemistry from Purdue University.
He began his early career working as a project engineer with Idaho National Engineering Laboratory to develop new technologies and processes to clean up radioactive waste from World War II’s Manhattan Project, as well as teaching physics courses at Idaho State University.
Rudin then moved on to Texas A&M University-Commerce as its 13th president, where he serves as a progressive leader passionate about innovation and research. Utilizing his expertise he is working toward turning Texas A&M University-Commerce into an innovative teaching and research institution.
Rudin has worked as a producer, director and dramaturg. He is the author of several books and co-founder of an interfaith organization; has traveled widely and met leaders such as President Harry Truman and Jimmy Carter as well as Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI.
He also practiced law as an attorney. He represented clients in criminal matters involving bribery and fraud as well as civil litigation matters.
Rudin was found guilty by the court of conspiring to defraud the United States and engaging in wire fraud; as a result, he received a five-year sentence.
Achievement and Honors
David Rudin, an American film and theatre producer with an impressive list of accomplishments that includes producing this year’s The Social Network as well as staging its inaugural Broadway revival, Fences has garnered him multiple accolades including an Academy Award, Emmy, Grammy Award, four Golden Globe Awards and sixteen Drama Desk Awards.
The Producers Guild of America recently announced that david rudin would receive their 2011 David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Motion Pictures as recognition for his efforts within film. Additionally, this honorary membership in PGA represents producers and their staffs within the US market.
David Rudin enjoys extensive travel and meeting religious leaders from all backgrounds. He currently sits on the Camp David Presidential Retreat Chapel Committee and co-founded two National Interreligious Task Forces on Soviet Jewry and Black-Jewish Relations.
He has met Pope John Paul II over 10 times, along with presidents Harry Truman, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush.
Kevin Graham-Caso worked for Rudin as his personal assistant during 2009. Unfortunately, Kevin made the ultimate sacrifice last year after struggling with mental health issues related to working as an assistant for Rudin.
His friends say Graham-Caso did not anticipate experiencing as much abuse during his short time at a company; yet this treatment left long-lasting damage in its wake, according to them.
David Rudin is an American film, theatre and television producer estimated to have amassed an estimated net worth of $250 Million. Known for his groundbreaking work he has won multiple awards such as an Oscar, Grammy and Emmy.
He is best known for playing John Fogerty in the musical film, The Fogerty Brothers. Additionally, he has produced numerous independent movies like Requiem for a Dream, Tigerland Choke and The House of Yes.
Marley Shelton and Ross Lynch are his spouses and they share two children together. Additionally, Ross Lynch is engaged to him.