Neil LaBute

1963 - Today

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Neil N. LaBute (born March 19, 1963) is an American playwright, film director, screenwriter, and actor. He is best-known for a play that he wrote and later adapted for film, In the Company of Men (1997), which won awards from the Sundance Film Festival, the Independent Spirit Awards, and the New York Film Critics Circle. He wrote and directed the films Your Friends & Neighbors (1998), Possession (2002) (based on the A.S. Byatt novel), The Shape of Things (2003) (based on his play of the same name), The Wicker Man (2006), Some Velvet Morning (2013), and Dirty Weekend (2015). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Neil LaBute has received more than 503,300 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Neil LaBute is the 1,411th most popular film director (down from 1,244th in 2019), the 11,566th most popular biography from United States and the 432nd most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Neil LaBute ranks 1,411 out of 1,580Before him are Simon Curtis, Farah Khan, Aditya Chopra, Ava DuVernay, Mia Hansen-Løve, and Jon Watts. After him are Ursula Meier, Dean Devlin, Alice Rohrwacher, Tim Van Patten, Oskar Roehler, and Felix van Groeningen.

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Among people born in 1963, Neil LaBute ranks 552Before him are Stephen Elop, Uwe-Jens Mey, Guildo Horn, Natalie Merchant, Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg, and Raimond van der Gouw. After him are Charlie Clouser, Andrea Leadsom, Federico Andahazi, Mandakini, Igor Zhelezovski, and Ken Flach.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Neil LaBute ranks 11,566 out of 15,968Before him are Charles Austin (1967), Ralph Morgan (1883), Bill Clements (1917), Ashlee Simpson (1984), Tamala Jones (1974), and Lindsay Price (1976). After him are Eddie Sachs (1927), Geoffrey Blake (1962), Jake Abel (1987), Big Sean (1988), Don Branson (1920), and Eva Bowring (1892).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Neil LaBute ranks 432Before him are Tate Taylor (1969), Mark Pellington (1962), Colin Trevorrow (1976), Jennifer Lynch (1968), Ava DuVernay (1972), and Jon Watts (1981). After him are Dean Devlin (1962), Tim Van Patten (1959), Greg Mottola (1964), Mark Waters (1964), Michael Dante DiMartino (1974), and Susan Seidelman (1952).