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Gail Mutrux

Gail Mutrux

Gail Mutrux is partnered with filmmaker Neil LaBute in Pretty Pictures, a production company at Focus Features. Last year she produced LaBute's THE SHAPE OF THINGS, which he adapted from his stage play and directed. In 2000, Mutrux produced NURSE BETTY, directed by LaBute, and starring Renée Zellweger and Morgan Freeman. The film won the Best Screenplay Award at the Cannes Film Festival and earned Zellweger a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Comedy/Musical.

Mutrux studied art history at UCLA and, upon graduating, began her career in the film business. She served as associate producer on two films for director Ulu Grosbard: STRAIGHT TIME, starring Dustin Hoffman, and TRUE CONFESSIONS. Hoffman then recruited Mutrux to associate produce Barry Levinson's multi-Academy Award-winning RAIN MAN, after which she joined Levinson's production company Baltimore Pictures.

At Baltimore, Mutrux developed and co-produced Robert Redford's Academy Award-nominated QUIZ SHOW and Mike Newell's acclaimed DONNIE BRASCO. There, she also developed and produced the Peabody Award-winning television series Homicide: Life on the Street, which ran for seven seasons on NBC. Mutrux is a board member of IFP/Los Angeles.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Gail Mutrux Facts

OccupationProducer

Selected Filmography

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