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David Anspaugh (I)


Best known for the inspirational sports dramas Hoosiers (1986) and Rudy (1993), David Anspaugh has enjoyed a long career as a director and producer of film and television. Born in Decatur, Indiana in 1946 to Lawrence Anspaugh, a portrait photographer, and his wife, Marie, he was a member of his high school's football, basketball, and track teams. ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Hoosiers Director
(1986)
Rudy Director
(1993)
(1981-1983)
St. Elsewhere Director
(1983-1985)

Filmography

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 2017 The Good Catholic (executive producer)
 2016 Mr. Church (executive producer)
  Hill Street Blues (TV Series) (producer - 40 episodes, 1981 - 1983) (associate producer - 14 episodes, 1981)
- A Hill of Beans (1983) ... (producer)
- Buddy, Can You Spare a Heart? (1983) ... (producer)
- Spotlight on Rico (1983) ... (producer)
- Eugene's Comedy Empire Strikes Back (1983) ... (producer)
- Life in the Minors (1983) ... (producer)
 1980 Fighting Back: The Story of Rocky Bleier (TV Movie) (associate producer)
 1979 Vampire (TV Movie) (associate producer)
 1979 Paris (TV Series) (associate producer)
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I wanted Rudy (1993) to have a sense of grounded reality. I didn't want to over-glamorize it or sentimentalize it, because there was enough of that just naturally in it. It's so powerful, the imagery combined with the story, that I had to walk a thin line. See more »

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He and his ex-wife, Roma Downey, have a daughter named Reilly Marie (born in 1996). See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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