Roger Rueff

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Roger M. Rueff (13 December) is an award-winning writer whose produced dramatic works include stage plays, teleplays, and screenplays.

Movie career[edit]

His stage play Hospitality Suite premiered at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, California in 1992 and has been subsequently produced internationally. So Many Words also premiered at South Coast Rep, where it garnered two awards from the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle: one for best writing and the other for best play to receive its world premiere in Los Angeles or Orange counties (the Ted Schmitt Award).

Mr. Rueff's works for the screen include the teleplay God Lives produced by the Magic Door Children's Theater in Chicago and The Big Kahuna, his screen adaptation of Hospitality Suite, starring Kevin Spacey and Danny DeVito. The Big Kahuna premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in September, 1999, and was one of three films nominated for the 2000 Humanitas Prize for independent film.

Early life[edit]

Rueff earned a B.Sc. in 1978, an M.Sc. in 1983 and a Ph.D. in 1985 in Chemical and Petroleum Refining Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines.[1]


  1. ^ Mines Magazine, Colorado School of Mines Alumni Association, Sep 1995, p 218.

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