Neil Labute is an American writer, producer and writer best known for his work on projects like Audience's "Full Circle", Audience's "Billy & Billie", and AMC's "Hell on Wheels". He's currently the writer, creator and show runner on Syfy's Van Helsing.

History Edit

He was born on March 19th of 1963 in Detroit Michigan. Before becoming a writer and producer for shows and movies, he was a playwright. He attended Brigham Young University and took theater as a major. Many say that David Mamet, the Pulitzer-Prize winner was a strong influence on him. 

Biography Edit

Neil's directorial debut was in 1997 film called "In the Company of Men". He followed this up with the 1998 film "Your Friends & Neighbors". His first job as a producer was in 2003, a film called "The Shape of Things".

Since then, he has built an illustrious career for himself, known by many as a force to be reckoned with. He's written, produced, and directed such films as "The Vicious Kind", "I Melt with You", "Some Freaks", "Bash: Latter-Day Plays", "Stars in Shorts", "My America", and many, many more that followed.

Trivia Edit

  • Graduated from the University of Kansas and New York University.
  • Awarded a scholarship to London's Royal Court Theatre in the US in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York City.
  • Received his Masters degree in Theater and Film.

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