Randall Emmett

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Randall Emmett
Randall Emmett 2020.jpg
Randall Emmett in 2020
Randall Ives Emmett

(1971-03-25) March 25, 1971 (age 50)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
EducationNew World School of the Arts
Alma materSchool of Visual Arts
Years active1995–present
Spouse(s)Ambyr Childers
Partner(s)Lala Kent (2015-2021)

Randall Emmett (born March 25, 1971) is an American film and television producer. He is the chairman and co-founder of production company Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films.

He is best known as the producer of the films 2 Guns, Silence, Lone Survivor and The Irishman.

Early life and education[edit]

Denis Forrester[1]

Emmett was born to a Jewish family in Miami, Florida, and has a younger brother, Denis Forrester[1] born in Liège, Belgium. Denis assisted his brother as an assistant producer for the film.[clarification needed] Randall received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the School of Visual Arts in New York City.[2]


In 1995, Emmett began his Hollywood career as a personal assistant to Mark Wahlberg. Later he met George Furla, with whom he co-founded Emmett/Furla Films in 1998.[2] In 2013, the company was joined by Dubai-based film financier Oasis Ventures Entertainment to become Emmet Furla Oasis Films (EFO).[3]

Poker career[edit]

Emmett has been playing poker since 2012.[4] He has won four tournaments which include two victories in $10,000 buy-in high roller tournaments at Aria Resort and Casino.[4]

Emmett has one World Series of Poker cash in 2019,[5] and two cashes on the World Poker Tour.[6]

Emmett has made regular TV poker appearances on PokerGO shows including World Series of Poker coverage, Poker After Dark, and Friday Night Poker.[7]

As of February 2021, his live tournament winnings exceed $590,000.[4]

Personal life[edit]

In 2009 Emmett married actress Ambyr Childers, with whom he has two daughters.[8] Emmett filed for separation from Childers in April 2015, but dismissed the petition the following year. Childers filed for divorce in January 2017. It was finalized in December 2017.[9][10]

Emmett was engaged to Lauren “Lala Kent” Burningham from Vanderpump Rules.[11] On March 15, 2021, they welcomed a baby girl named Ocean Kent Emmett. He was allegedly cheating with many women behind her back.[12] As of November 2021, Randall and Lala are separated, and not engaged.


He was a producer in all films unless otherwise noted.


Year Film Credit Notes
1995 Eyes Beyond Seeing
1999 Speedway Junky
2000 Escape to Grizzly Mountain
After Sex
Held for Ransom Direct-to-video
2001 Ticker
Good Advice
2002 Narc Executive producer
Hard Cash Executive producer Direct-to-video
The Badge Executive producer
All I Want Executive producer
Half Past Dead Co-executive producer
Gentlemen of the Hunt
2003 Out for a Kill Direct-to-video
Wonderland Executive producer
Blind Horizon
Belly of the Beast Direct-to-video
2004 A Love Song for Bobby Long Executive producer
Unstoppable Co-producer
Control Direct-to-video
2005 Loverboy Co-executive producer
The Amityville Horror Co-executive producer
The Tenants
Submerged Co-producer Direct-to-video
Today You Die Direct-to-video
Before It Had a Name
2006 16 Blocks
Mercenary for Justice Direct-to-video
Lonely Hearts Executive producer
The Wicker Man
The Contract Direct-to-video
Home of the Brave
2007 King of California
88 Minutes
Shortcut to Happiness Associate producer
Co-executive producer
White Air Executive producer
Finding Rin Tin Tin Executive producer
2008 Rambo Executive producer
Day of the Dead Direct-to-video
Righteous Kill
Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous Direct-to-video
2009 Thick as Thieves Direct-to-video
Streets of Blood Direct-to-video
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
The Bleeding Executive producer
The Tomb Executive producer
Double Identity Executive producer
2010 Once Fallen Executive producer
Caught in the Crossfire Direct-to-video
Gun Direct-to-video
2011 All Things Fall Apart Direct-to-video
Blood Out Executive producer Direct-to-video
Setup Direct-to-video
Catch .44
2012 Lay the Favorite
Freelancers Direct-to-video
End of Watch Executive producer
Alex Cross
Fire with Fire Direct-to-video
2013 Broken City
Empire State Direct-to-video
The Frozen Ground
Escape Plan
2 Guns
Lone Survivor
2014 The Prince
2015 Vice Direct-to-video
Mississippi Grind Executive producer
Everest Executive producer
90 Minutes in Heaven
2016 Exposed Executive producer
Precious Cargo
2017 Aftermath
Amityville: The Awakening Executive producer
First Kill
2018 Acts of Violence
A Vigilante
Escape Plan 2: Hades Direct-to-video
The Row
Speed Kills Executive producer
Mile 22 Executive producer
Backtrace Direct-to-video
2019 Escape Plan: The Extractors Direct-to-video
The Irishman
10 Minutes Gone
Trauma Center
2020 Survive the Night
Force of Nature
The War with Grandpa Executive producer
2021 Boss Level
American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally
Midnight in the Switchgrass
Out of Death
Survive the Game
The Fortress
TBA Bandits
Labor of Love
The Fortress 2
The Pursuit
Wash Me in the River
As director
Year Film
2021 Midnight in the Switchgrass
Wash Me in the River
Year Title Role
2021 Out of Death The director would like to thank
3 Days Rising The producers wish to thank


Year Title Credit Notes
2000 Cutaway Co-executive producer Television film
Andrew Dice Clay: I'm Over Here Now Executive producer Television special
2013–14 SAF3 Executive producer
2014–20 Power Executive producer


  1. ^ a b Ford, Luke (July 1, 2004). The Producers: Profiles in Frustration. p. 238. ISBN 9780595320165.
  2. ^ a b "Randall Emmett Recounts His Journey to Mega-Producer Status – New York Film Academy Blog". New York Film Academy. October 30, 2013. Retrieved April 27, 2017.
  3. ^ Cullins, Ashley (June 30, 2016). "'Broken City' Producers Facing $6.2M Lawsuit for Racketeering". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 27, 2017.
  4. ^ a b c "Randall Emmett's profile on The Hendon Mob". The Hendon Mob Poker Database. Retrieved 2021-02-12.
  5. ^ "RANDALL EMMETT | BEVERLY HILLS, CA, United States | WSOP.com". www.wsop.com. Retrieved 2021-02-12.
  6. ^ "Randall Emmett | World Poker Tour". Retrieved 2021-02-12.
  7. ^ "Weekend Binge Watch – The Randall Emmett Experience". Poker Central. 2019-04-19. Retrieved 2021-02-12.
  8. ^ Johnson, Zach (July 12, 2013). "Ambyr Childers Is Pregnant: See the Ray Donovan Star's Baby Bump!". Us Weekly. Retrieved April 27, 2017.
  9. ^ Vultaggio, Maria (December 20, 2017). "Who Is Ambyr Childers? Lala Kent's Rumored Boyfriend Randall Emmett Is Legally Married". Newsweek. Retrieved December 20, 2017.
  10. ^ "Vanderpump Rules Star Lala Kent Her New Man Is Officially Single Randall Emmett's Divorce Final". TMZ. December 26, 2017. Archived from the original on June 13, 2016. Retrieved December 27, 2017.
  11. ^ "Vanderpump Rules' Lala Kent Engaged to Randall Emmett". E! Online. 2018-09-02. Retrieved 2021-07-21.
  12. ^ "Lala Kent's Fiance Randall Emmett Shares 1st Video of Daughter Ocean". Life & Style. 2021-03-25. Retrieved 2021-07-21.

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