The Los Angeles County Coroner's office is treating his death as a possible suicide.
"His body was found at his residence in Sherman Oaks on January 6. A call was made, and during the call it was reported as a possible suicide. We won't know for sure until the autopsy is completed," she added.
Rudloff was an illustrious name in Hollywood with a career spanning 35 years.
He was a longtime collaborator of director Clint Eastwood; his first job being Eastwood's "Honkytonk Man" in 1982.
Rudloff's earlier credits include "Risky Business", "Footloose", "This Is Spinal Tap", "The Princess Bride", among others.
He later worked with Eastwood on "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 over 200 credits, his recent work includes "The Girl on the Train", "Fences", "Molly's Game" and "Captain Phillips".
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