Jay Russell

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Jay Russell
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Born (1960-01-10) January 10, 1960 (age 54)
North Little Rock, Arkansas, US
Occupation Director, Producer
Years active 1987–present
Spouse(s) Lee Cunningham (1991–present)

Jay Russell (born January 10, 1960 in North Little Rock, Arkansas), is a film director and also executive producer and director of the film My Dog Skip.[1]

His other directing credits include Tuck Everlasting, Ladder 49 and The Water Horse. He has also written and directed End of the Line.

Russell graduated from Columbia University in 1984 with a MFA in screenwriting and directing, having studied with producer Michael Hausman and director Miloš Forman. His first film, End of the Line (1987), was a Sundance Institute project and was released by Orion Classics. He has since written projects for Imagine Entertainment and TriStar Pictures and has directed numerous documentaries for PBS, Discovery Channel, Learning Channel, CBS, Fox, USA Network and NBC.

He has also worked on film projects such as Duncan, Whole Lotta Sole and Wake the Dead.

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  1. ^ Reviews, New York Times Theater (December 21, 2001). The New York Times Film Reviews 1999–2000. Taylor & Francis. pp. 222–. ISBN 978-0-415-93696-5. Retrieved June 29, 2011. 

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