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Neil LaBute

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Birthday
19, 1963
Birthplace
Michigan
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Birthday
19, 1963 (age 56)
Birthplace
Michigan

About

Directed 2006's The Wicker Man and 2008's Lakeview Terrace. He also wrote the award-winning play In the Company of Men.

Before Fame

He attended Bringham Young University where he produced plays that pushed the envelope of what was acceptable at the religiously conservative school.

Trivia

His acclaimed 2002 play The Mercy Seat was one of the first theatre productions to reference the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Family Life

His mother was a hospital receptionist and his father was a truck driver.

Associated With

His terse, wordy dialogue was compared to that of world-renowned playwright David Mamet.