Rand Ravich is a film and television director, writer, and producer. He wrote and directed the 1999 science fiction thriller The Astronaut's Wife, starring Johnny Depp and Charlize Theron. He was a producer on the film Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, and also wrote the screenplays for the Candyman sequel Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh and the 1997 movie The Maker. Ravich is the creator of the NBC television drama series Life. He was also the show's executive producer and one of the writers.[1] He created the 2014 NBC thriller drama Crisis.

Rand Ravich
Alma materHaverford College

He attended Arthur L. Johnson Regional High School, but graduated from Solomon Schechter, a small Jewish day school, before attending Haverford College in Pennsylvania, graduating in 1984. He majored in Philosophy, studying with Richard J. Bernstein, Aryeh Kosman, and Paul Desjardins. Professor Desjardin's name, and many other references to Haverford, crop up regularly in Life). While at Haverford, Rand came under the tutelage of Professor Bob Butman, who fostered Rand's creative interests and pushed him on the path to his writing career. Ravich wrote also the screenplay for the Fox Television Network drama-horror series Second Chance.[2] which is executive produced along with Howard Gordon.[3] He wrote and executive produced the pilot episode, which was directed by Michael Cuesta.[4]

Filmography edit


Year Title Director Writer Notes
1991 Crime Lords No Yes Direct-to-video
1995 Oink Yes No Short film
Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh No Yes
1997 The Maker No Yes Also co-producer
1999 The Astronaut's Wife Yes Yes
2024 The Killer's Game No Yes

TV movies

Year Title Writer Executive
2005 N.Y.-70 Yes Yes
2006 The Time Tunnel Yes Yes
2010 Edgar Floats Yes Yes

TV series

Year Title Writer Creator Executive
2007–2009 Life Yes Yes Yes
2014 Crisis Yes Yes Yes
2016 Second Chance Yes Yes Yes

References edit

  1. ^ "Life: About". NBC. 2007. Archived from the original on November 15, 2007. Retrieved November 9, 2007.
  2. ^ Miska, Brad (January 21, 2015). "Fox Orders "Frankenstein" Pilot". Bloody-disgusting.com. Retrieved March 31, 2017.
  3. ^ Reilly, Travis (January 20, 2015). "Fox Orders Drama Pilots for 'Luther' Remake, 'Frankenstein' and Crime Series From 'Psych' Producer". Thewrap.com. Retrieved March 31, 2017.
  4. ^ Miska, Brad (January 30, 2015). "FOX's "Frankenstein" Resurrects Their Director". Bloody-disgusting.com. Retrieved March 31, 2017.

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