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'Mad Max: Fury Road' sound mixer dead at 63

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

Gregg Rudloff, who won for sound mixing "Mad Max: Fury Road," "The Matrix," and "Glory" and was nominated four other times, is dead. He was 63.

He died in on January 6, reports variety.com.

A for the County Coroner's office said that the office is treating his death as a possible suicide with results of an autopsy pending.

was nominated for an for "American Sniper", Best Picture winner "Argo", "Flags of Our Fathers" and "The Perfect Storm".

He also won an for sound mixing "An Early Frost" in 1985.

followed his father, Tex Rudloff, into the business. The elder was nominated for a sound for "The Buddy Holly Story" and had credits on "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?", "Taxi Driver", and Clint Eastwood's ""

Gregg Rudloff's earliest credit was on 1982's "Honkytonk Man" for Eastwood, followed by "Risky Business", "Footloose", "This Is Spinal Tap", "Prizzi's Honor", "Stand by Me" and "The Bride" during the next five years.

Later credits included "Fried Green Tomatoes", "White Men Can't Jump", "Space Jam", "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" and ""

In addition to "Flags of Our Fathers" and "American Sniper", worked on many other Eastwood films, including "J. Edgar", "Invictus", "Gran Torino", "Letters From Iwo Jima", "True Crime" and "Absolute Power".

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 11:12 IST
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