Jeffrey Reddick

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Jeffrey Reddick
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Jeffrey Reddick
Born Jackson, Kentucky, U.S.
Education Breathitt County High School
Occupation Screenwriter, film director
Notable work Final Destination
Religion Bahá'í

Jeffrey Reddick is an American screenwriter and film director, best known for creating the Final Destination series.

Career[edit]

When Reddick was fourteen, he wrote a ten-page treatment of a prequel to A Nightmare on Elm Street and sent it to New Line Cinema. The studio did not accept unsolicited material, and it was returned unread. Reddick proceeded to contact studio founder Robert Shaye and asked him to read the treatment. Shaye read it and responded. This was the beginning of a letter-and-phone relationship with Shaye and his assistant that lasted for years. While in college, Jeffrey landed an internship at New Line and worked for the studio for almost eleven years. New Line produced Reddick's screenplay Final Destination.[1] He quit his full-time job at New Line after selling his treatment for Final Destination 2.[2] Reddick was a special guest of The Whens and the Wheres on 8 July 2010 in the Universal Studios Backlot.[3]

Reddick was born in Jackson, Kentucky and attended Breathitt County High School. He studied Berea College, and is a member of the Bahá'í Faith.[4]

January 25th 2015 Jeffery won the sexiest man in Brooklyn title for the 2rd year in a row.

Filmography[edit]

  1. Final Destination
  2. Return to Cabin by the Lake (2001, TV) (written by)
  3. Final Destination 2 (2003) (characters/story/executive producer)
  4. Tamara (2005) (writer/actor)
  5. A Life's Work (2005) (producer)
  6. Final Destination 3 (2006) (characters)
  7. Dante's Cove (2007) (supervising producer)
  8. Day of the Dead (2008) (screenplay)
  9. The Final Destination (2009) (characters)
  10. The Human Race (2010) (post-production) (special thanks)
  11. Final Destination 5 (2011) (characters)
  12. Good Samaritan (2014, Short) (Writer/Director)
  13. The Final Reel (2016) (Writer/Director)

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