Brett Ratner Overview

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Born: March 28, 1969

Native to the shores of Miami Beach, Ratner filmed different scenarios with a camcorder as a boy. His friends would play hustlers, gangsters and pimps. At age 16, his talents were quickly acknowledged after being enrolled in New York University's prestigious Tisch School of the Arts, becoming the department's youngest film major. While attending university, he became acquainted with Russell Simmons, who had just formed Def Jam Records. Simmons became Ratner's mentor, and hired the... See All

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