Oscar winning sound mixer Gregg Rudloff dies of possible suicide

Veteran sound mixer Gregg  Rudloff, who bagged Oscars for his work on “Mad Max: Fury Road”, “The Matrix” and “Glory”, has died at the age of 63.

The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office announced his death as a possible suicide while his autopsy result is pending.

With a prolific career spanning over 35 years, Rudloff had been nominated for “American Sniper”, “Argo”, “Flags of Our Fathers, and The Perfect Storm” and also bagged a 1986 Emmy for sound mixing on “An Early Frost”.

Starting his carrier with veteran director Clint Eastwood, he also worked with rerecording mixer John T Reitz for many award winning projects. He worked with Eastwoood for “J Edgar”, “Invictus”, “Changeling”, “Gran Torino”, “Letters From Iwo Jima”, “True Crime” and “Absolute Power”, along with “Flags of Our Fathers” and “American Sniper”. With Reitz he shared Oscar for “The Matrix” & partnered with him for notable projects like “ Risky Business”, “Catwoman “ , “ Superman Returns” etc.

With over 200 credits, his recent work includes “The Girl on the Train”, “Fences”, “Molly’s Game”, and “Captain Phillips”.