Avram Butch Kaplan
In 1982, Kaplan entered the film business as the Israeli distributor at CIC (an equivalent to Paramount and Universal in Israel). In 1987, he returned to the United States and began working in production in Los Angeles, going on to produce various television shows including Red Shoe Diaries for Showtime, Strangers for HBO, Allies for CBS and Beyond Belief for Fox.
Kaplan's feature producing credits include The Patriot, directed by Dean Semler for Interlight Pictures; Lawnmower Man 2, directed by Farhad Mann for New Line Cinema; and Lake Consequence. Kaplan also served as line producer/UPM on Buffalo 66, directed by Vincent Gallo for Lion's Gate Films.
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