Jack Rapke is an American cinema personality who has produced television shows and films. Jack is a Jew as his family followed Judaism. Rapke spent his childhood in Miami. After his education, Rapke joined William Morris Endeavor as a talent agent. Later, he joined the Creative Artists Agency. In 2000, Jack’s first movie as a producer was “What Lies Beneath?” which was a psychological horror flick. Robert Zemeckis of Forrest Gump fame directed Jack’s debut project. It had Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer in the lead roles. With a budget of $100 million dollars, it received praises from the audience as it earned $292 million dollars at the Box-Office.

Jack teamed up with Zemeckis for the survival drama “Cast Away” which featured Tom Hanks as a FedEx worker who tries to survive on a remote island after experiencing a plane crash. “Cast Away” got several nominations at award ceremonies including the Oscars. In his third collaboration with Zemeckis, Rapke presented “The Polar Express” which was an animated musical and it had Tom Hanks as well. The Polar Express got mixed reviews. Rapke produced another animation feature Monster House in 2006.

Upon its release, Monster House got a positive reception from the viewers as well as journalists. It got an Oscar nomination for “Best Animated Film,” but the movie could not win it. In 2011, Jack co-produced Real Steel, a sports drama which had Australian actor Hugh Jackman as the protagonist. The makers used visual effects intensively to display robots in the motion picture. Real Steel grossed $300 million in its theatre run. In the same year, Jack was one of the presenters of “The Borgias,” a historical-fiction series. The show explored the Borgia family who exerts influence in the Roman Catholic society.

Although The Borgias got a decent start, it went off the air as the serial got a mixed reception. In 2012, Rapke was in the crew for Denzel Washington’s Flight. In 2015, Rapke announced that he would sign Joseph Gordon Levitt for “ The Walk.” Hollywood fraternity considers Rapke, a gentleman who responds to every phone call.

In an interview, Rapke emphasized that he had to be honest while working as an agent. Moreover, a fellow employee told him that he should not fear his clients while representing them. Jack had attended New York Film Academy where he aspired to be a cinematographer. Jack divorced Laurie Ann Perlman. Recently, Rapke is in talks with Brad Pitt for a war drama.

Jack Giarraputo English Actor

Jack Giarraputo

Jack Giarraputo is a motion picture producer from the country of United States of America. He is the owner and founder of Happy Madison, a production company which produces films as well as television shows. Along with Jack Giarraputo, the famous actor and comedian Adam Sandler are also involved in the production unit, Happy Madison. Under the banner of Happy Madison, Jack and Adam have produced around fourteen films which went on to become tremendously successful. Each of these movies succeeded in collecting a total of more than a hundred million U.S. Dollars. Some of these films include The Longest Yard, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, and also Grown-ups 1 and also Grown-ups 2. He gets credited with the making of approximately thirty motion pictures. It got done within the period of around ten years alone. Some of the banners under which he has worked are Sony, Paramount, Disney, Warner Brothers, and also Fox. All these production companies are immensely popular and impactful. Most of the works that he has done belong to the category of comedy. In these films, his partner in Happy Madison, Adam Sandler has worked a lot. The famous comedy actor Adam Sandler has mentioned his co-worker Jack Giarraputo’s name on the album with the name of What the Hell Happened to Me? Allen Covert, a famous comedian from the United States of America, has also featured in What the Hell Happened to Me? FUEL Sports Management Group is an organisation in which he serves as the head currently. He declared that he will stop making motion pictures and will retire from the entertainment industry in the month of November in the year 2013. One of the last movies that he produced was Blended. Blended had Adam Sandler in the role of the lead protagonist. This film, like most of his other pictures, belonged to the comedy genre. Pixels was another one of his works which he did before retiring. Pixels got directed by the talented director Chris Columbus. He moved away from the cinema industry because he wanted to pay more attention to his family. He received an education from the Stern School of Business run by the New York University. He earned his under-graduation degree in Bachelor of Arts from this college. He got the title of a Juris Doctor from the institution named Fordham University School of Law. His wife’s name is Michelle, and he has two sons along with her named Ace and Duke.


Jack Rollins

Jack Rollins born on March 23rd, 1915, was a producer and also a lyrics writer in the American film industry. He was born in Brooklyn. He completed his schooling from the Thomas Jefferson High School in 1933 and then graduated from City College of New York in 1937. After his graduation, he worked for two years in an orphanage, and then he was directed to the United States to join the Army. He worked as the communication decoder during the war in India. Melvyn Douglas, an actor, was one of his commanding officers. They became very close friends over the period. After the war had ended, Douglas helped him in building the contacts he needed to start his career as a director. Jack worked as the producer of Broadway for almost about a decade. But this turned out to be unfruitful. In 1951, he established Midtown Manhattan, which was a talent agency. He gradually gave up directing Midtown Manhattan. He worked with Harry Belafonte and Charles H. Joffe. They together designed the career of many artists and comedians too. Some of them were Woody Allen, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Dick Cavett, and Nichols and May. He had a close friendship with pianist, Bill Evans. They together owned a racehorse. Jack worked as the executive director of On The Dick Cavett Show. It was a title of several talk shows. It got broadcasted on various television networks like ABC daytime, TCM, CNBC, ABC late night, ABC prime time, USA Network, and PBS. The notable moments of the show included The Premiere of This Morning, Robert F Kennedy Assassination, One-man Show by Groucho Mars, The Woodstock Show, Jimmy Hendrix, Judy Collins, Robert Mitchum interview, John Simon vs. Mort Sahl, Rodale’s Onstage Death, Vietnam War Debate with John Kerry, Norman Mailer vs. Gore Vidal, Oscar Peterson, and Carol Burnett interview. Five DVDs have also released that feature the episodes of this show. They are Jimi Hendrix, Rock Icons, Ray Charles Collection, John and Yoko Collection, Comic Legends, and Hollywood Greats. He was the executive producer of many Woody Allen’s shows. He also produced the show, Late Night with David Letterman. It was a comedy show that lasted for an hour on NBC. He was nominated for an Emmy Award of Primetime ten times. He was also the producer of Midnight Paris, a show that earned wide fame and recognition. Jack died in June 2015, just three months after his 100th birthday in March.

Jack Rollins English Actor