Jack Rapke

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Jack Rapke
United States
OccupationFilm producer
Spouse(s)Laurie Ann Perlman (divorced)
Children2 (with Perlman)

Jack Rapke is an American film producer who has produced such films as the 2000 Robert Zemeckis film Cast Away.[1][2]


Rapke was born to a Jewish family and raised in Miami.[3] He worked as a talent agent at William Morris Endeavor and then at the Creative Artists Agency.[3] He was married to Laurie Ann Perlman,[4] who was also Jewish;[3] they had two children before divorcing.[3] She remarried with Gerald M. Levin.[3][5]


All films, he was producer unless otherwise noted.


Year Film Credit
2000 What Lies Beneath
Cast Away
2003 Matchstick Men
2004 The Polar Express Executive producer
2005 The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio
2006 Last Holiday
Monster House
2007 Beowulf
2009 A Christmas Carol
2011 Mars Needs Moms
Real Steel Executive producer
2012 Flight
2015 The Walk
2016 Allied Executive producer
2018 Welcome to Marwen
2021 BIOS
The Witches
Year Film Notes
1997 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag The producers and director wish to thank


Year Title Credit Notes
2011−13 The Borgias Executive producer
2018 Elemental: Hydrogen vs. Hindenburg Executive producer
Medal of Honor Executive producer Documentary
2018−present Manifest Executive producer
2019–present Project Blue Book Executive producer
2019 What/If Executive producer
TBA Tooned Out Executive producer


  1. ^ Levy, Emmanuel (December 8, 2000). "Cast Away". Variety. Retrieved February 27, 2010.
  2. ^ "Jack Rapke". The New York Times.
  3. ^ a b c d e Levin, By Laurie Ann (October 1, 2009). God, the Universe, and Where I Fit In. HCI. p. 245. ISBN 9780757314407.
  4. ^ Variety: "Levin heads for divorce" by Jill Goldsmith January 12, 2003
  5. ^ The Observer: "Hot Flash! Trophy Wife Models Are Passé: Rudy to Jack Welch, Remarrying Geezers Get Middle-Aged Babes With Power Dowries" by By Alexandra Wolfe and Anna Jane Grossman June 2, 2003

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