J. Rupert Thompson

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J. Rupert Thompson (born July 14, 1964), is a director and producer of reality television.wikipedia
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Fear Factor

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His credits include Fear Factor, Wipeout, Kid Nation, American Gladiators, America's Next Top Model, and Estate of Panic.
It was initially hosted by comedian and UFC commentator Joe Rogan, produced by Matt Kunitz and David A. Hurwitz and directed by J. Rupert Thompson.

Wipeout (2008 American game show)

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His credits include Fear Factor, Wipeout, Kid Nation, American Gladiators, America's Next Top Model, and Estate of Panic.

American Gladiators (2008 TV series)

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His credits include Fear Factor, Wipeout, Kid Nation, American Gladiators, America's Next Top Model, and Estate of Panic.

Estate of Panic

His credits include Fear Factor, Wipeout, Kid Nation, American Gladiators, America's Next Top Model, and Estate of Panic.

Bug Juice

Thompson was a partner at Evolution Film and Tape for ten years, from 1992 to 2002, where he created the popular children's television series Bug Juice with his partner Douglas Ross for Disney Channel.

Kid Nation

His credits include Fear Factor, Wipeout, Kid Nation, American Gladiators, America's Next Top Model, and Estate of Panic.

America's Next Top Model

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His credits include Fear Factor, Wipeout, Kid Nation, American Gladiators, America's Next Top Model, and Estate of Panic.

Reality television

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Thompson won the Directors Guild of America Award 2005 as Best Director - Reality Programs for Outstanding Direction in a Reality Series for the premiere of Fear Factor, Season 6. J. Rupert Thompson (born July 14, 1964), is a director and producer of reality television.

A Nightmare on Elm Street

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Thompson started his career as an electrician on horror films such as A Nightmare on Elm Street and The Blob.

The Blob

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Thompson started his career as an electrician on horror films such as A Nightmare on Elm Street and The Blob.

The Real World (TV series)

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He then became a freelance Director/Cameraman and shot segments for many clients, including the second season of MTV's The Real World based in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles

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He then became a freelance Director/Cameraman and shot segments for many clients, including the second season of MTV's The Real World based in Los Angeles.

Disney Channel

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Thompson was a partner at Evolution Film and Tape for ten years, from 1992 to 2002, where he created the popular children's television series Bug Juice with his partner Douglas Ross for Disney Channel.

California

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Thompson currently resides in California with his wife Laura and son Cassiel.