Ronald Shusett

Ronald Shusett

writer, producer, additional crew

Ronald Shusett was born on Jun 28, 1935 in USA. Ronald Shusett's big-screen debut came with Alien directed by Ridley Scott in 1979. Ronald Shusett is known for Total Recall directed by Paul Verhoeven, Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as Quaid and Rachel Ticotin as Melina. Ronald Shusett has got 3 awards and 3 nominations so far. The most recent award Ronald Shusett achieved is DVD Exclusive Awards. The upcoming new movie Ronald Shusett plays is Alien: Alone which will be released on Apr 26, 2019.

Ronald Shusett was born to David and Fanny Shusett in June 1935. His younger brother Gary (1941 - 2013) founded the Sherwood Oaks Film School. When Ronald was three the family moved from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles where he grew up. He attended UCLA for two years and in the mid-1960s began producing stage plays. Over the next few years he wrote several stories for publication, including the ideas for screenplays and in 1974 he met Dan O' Bannon, with whom he would write 'Alien' and 'Total Recall', subsequently contributing to other films largely in the horror genre.

  • Birthday

    Jun 28, 1935
  • Place of Birth

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Known For


3 wins & 3 nominations

DVD Exclusive Awards
Best Audio Commentary (New for DVD)
Winner - DVDX Award
Hugo Awards
Best Dramatic Presentation
Winner - Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Winner - Hugo

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