Rod Lurie

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Birthday
15, 1962
Birthplace
Israel
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
15, 1962 (age 57)
Birthplace
Israel

About

Film critic and entertainment reporter who directed The Contender and Resurrecting the Champ.

Before Fame

He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1984 and served in the U.S. Army as an Air Defense Artillery Officer.

Trivia

He had on-air bets as a radio host with stars like Mel Gibson that they would win an Oscar, resulting in them paying up by mentioning him in their Oscar speeches.

Family Life

His father was renowned cartoonist Ranan Lurie.

Associated With

His 2000 film The Contender was written for Joan Allen.