Began career as assistant to stage producers, Kermit Bloomgarden and Robert Whitehead
Became Broadway casting director
First film credit as casting director, "King of the Gypsies"
Moved to Los Angeles; joined Edgar J. Scherick Associates
First film as producer, "I'm Dancing As Fast As I Can"
Formed Scott Rudin Productions
Became producer for 20th Century Fox
Named executive of Production division, 20th Century Fox
Appointed President of Production, 20th Century Fox
Signed a three-year, first-look deal with Tristar Pictures
Signed a first-look deal with Paramount
Joined Jujamcyn Theaters to help in the development of new theater
First project with Jujamcyn, David Henry Hwang's "Face Value"; production closed during previews and lost $1.2 million
Produced Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine musical "Passion"
Had a critical and box-office hit with Amy Heckerling directed comedy "Clueless"
Was one of the producers of the ill-fated remake of "Sabrina"
Served as a producer of the hit Broadway revival of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"
In partnership with Robert Fox, Roger Berlind, the Shubert Organization and others, produced the acclaimed Broadway play "Skylight," written by David Hare
Had a hit with "The First Wives' Club," which starred Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, and Diane Keaton
Was a producer of the screen version of the play "Marvin's Room," starring Keaton
Enjoyed a box-office hit with "In & Out"
Co-produced the Tony-nominated production of "The Chairs"
Produced David Hare's "The Judas Kiss," a play about Oscar Wilde starring Liam Neeson
Served as one of the producers on the acclaimed film "The Truman Show"
Co-produced David Hare's "The Blue Room" which marked the Broadway debut of Nicole Kidman
Was a producer of two Broadway transfers of hit London plays, "Closer" by Patrick Marber and "Amy's View" by Hare
Served as a producer on "South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut"
With Richard D Zanuck, co-produced "Rules of Engagement," starring Tommy Lee Jones and Samuel L Jackson
With the New York Shakespeare Festival and others, produced the Tony-nominated musical "The Wild Party"
Was a producer on the award-winning play "Copenhagen"; also teamed with the Shubert Organization and others to present Arthur Miller's drama "The Ride Down Mt. Morgan" on Broadway
Produced John Singleton's loose remake of "Shaft," starring Jackson
Produced "The Royal Tenenbaums" starring Gene Hackman and Anjelica Huston and directed by Wes Anderson
Produced "The Hours" starring Nicole Kidman and Meryl Streep based on the novel by Michael Cunningham
Produced "Closer," which starred Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Julia Roberts and Clive Owen and is based on the play by Patrick Marber; film was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Picture (Drama)
Produced the award winning films, "Notes on a Scandal" starring Cate Blanchett and Judi Dench, "Venus" starring Peter O'Toole and "The Queen" starring Helen Mirren
Produced the Coen brothers' award winning feature "No Country for Old Men"
Produced "The Social Network," a film directed by David Fincher about the founding of the social networking website Facebook