Academy award winner sound mixer, Gregg Rudloff was found dead on 6th January after completing the age of 63 years. Gregg won Academy award for sound mixing Mad Max: Fury Road, The Matrix and Glory and was further nominated four other times for winning the award.
As per the reports, he was found dead while according to a representative for the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office the death is treated as a suicide instead of death with an autopsy report that is pending.
Not only the Academy Award, but Gregg was also nominated in the Oscars for American Sniper, Argo, Flags Of Our Fathers and The Perfect Storm. Moreover, in the year 1985, the sound mixer also won an Emmy for sound mixing An Early Frost.
The biggest reason for Gregg’s success was because he followed the path of his sound engineer father Tex Rudloff in the business. His father was an Oscar nominee for The Buddy Holly Story. He further had the credits on They Shoot Horses, Don’t They, Taxi Driver and The Outlaw Josey Wales.
Junior Rudloff had his first credit in 1982’s Honky Tonk Man and in the next five years in Risky Business, Footloose, This Is Spinal Tap, Prizzi’s Honor, Stand By Me and The Princess Bride. More credits comprised of Fried Green Tomatoes, White Men Can't Jump, Space Jam, Mr. & Mrs. Smith and Superman Returns.
Including them, Gregg worked on many other Eastwood films like J. Edgar and Gran Torino.
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