Brent Armitage

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Brent Armitage
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Brent Armitage
Born Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor, Screenwriter, Producer, Director
Years active 1970–present
Children Caroline Armitage, Nicholas Armitage
Parents George Armitage (father)
Sharon Armitage (mother)

Brent Armitage (born 1965) is an American film actor, screenwriter, producer, and director who got his start as an actor. Armitage moved behind the camera on such projects as Swing Shift and Miami Blues. He then launched his writing career with his adaptation of the Gregory MacDonald novel Scutter. Armitage then adapted the Ranulph Fiennes novel The Feather Men. Other screenplay credits include In The Deep and Sideswipe. He is most well known as the producer of Grosse Pointe Blank[1] and producer of The Big Bounce.[2] In 2000 Armitage founded the screenwriting development website StudioNotes.[3] Armitage sold his interest in the company in 2003.

Armitage is a member of the Directors Guild of America, the Writers Guild of America, and the Screen Actors Guild.

Early life[edit]

Armitage was born in Los Angeles, California to film director George Armitage and Sharon Armitage. His family is originally from Boston, Massachusetts and Beverly Hills, California. He is of English, French and Irish descent. Armitage grew up in Los Angeles and attended UCLA, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics/Business.


Owen Wilson, Brent Armitage and Sara Foster in Haleiwa, Hawaii
Brian Keaulana, Brent Armitage and Owen Wilson
Brian Keaulana, Brent Armitage, Pete Johnson, Don King, Peter Hollocker, Kai Garcia, Mike Stewart, Terry Ahue, Kelly Slater, Noah Johnson
Robert "Bobby Z" Zajonc, Brent Armitage and David Nowell

Selected filmography[edit]




  • In The Deep (2009)
  • The Feather Men (2000)
  • Scutter (1999)
  • Sideswipe (1994)


Second Unit Director[edit]


  1. ^ Chang, Justin (2005-11-03). "Brent Armitage". Variety. Retrieved 2012-03-01. 
  2. ^ Harris, Dana (2002-08-22). "Freeman's bound for Warner 'Bounce'". Variety. Retrieved 2012-03-01. 
  3. ^ Lyons, Charles (2001-06-05). "Armitages set service for scripters". Variety. Retrieved 2012-03-01. 

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