Richard Luke Rothschild has worked in several production capacities with such directors as Bruce Beresford (Tender Mercies, Crimes of the Heart), Christopher Guest (The Big Picture), Peter Weir (The Truman Show), Joe Johnston (Hidalgo) and Robert Zemeckis (Used Cars), among others. Born in New York City, he was educated in Florida, at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, and graduated from Vassar College before taking a job in commercial production at N. Lee Lacy & Associates in New York City. From there he moved into film and television in Los Angeles. His television credits include producing Hawaiian Honeymoon, Hitler’s Daughter, Fire and Rain, and co-producing the pilot for Brothers and Sisters, as well as the controversial miniseries Path to 9/11. His film work includes co-producing Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion and The Truman Show, as well as producing Urban Legends: Final Cut, Double Jeopardy, The Scorpion King and The Game Plan.
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