destroyer, short film, south dakota, pierre


Destroyer features the talent of Alan Ruck as “Frank” and Judith Hoag as “Debbie”. Alan and Judith bring Kightlinger’s vision to life in a way the director never thought possible. We know you’ll be captivated by the performance, and you’ll be hanging on edge – waiting for what will happen next as Frank works to save what he and Debbie once had.


alan-rAlan Ruck as “FRANK”

Alan Ruck was born on July 1, 1956 in Cleveland, Ohio, and has made over 100 appearances in films and television, and on stage. He is best known for his role as the friend of Matthew Broderick and hopeless hypochondriac Cameron Frye, in John Hughes’s Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986).
During the 1980s he appeared in films such as Class (1983) with Rob Lowe and Andrew McCarthy and Three for the Road (1987) with Charlie Sheen. The 1990s included Young Guns II (1990) with Emilio Estevez and Lou Diamond Phillips, Star Trek: Generations (1994), Speed (1994) with Keanu Reeves and Twister (1996) (the latter two films are directed by Jan de Bont).
Ruck’s television appearances include “Tales from the Crypt” (1989) opposite Lou Diamond Philips, “Mad About You” (1992) with Helen Hunt (his co-star in Twister), and “Spin City” (1996) with Charlie Sheen.
Ruck made an appearance in the HBO miniseries “From the Earth to the Moon” (1998) which reunited him with his Twister co-star Cary Elwes.



judith-hJudith Hoag as “DEBBIE”

Judith Hoag was born on June 29, 1968 in Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress, known for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990), Armageddon (1998) and I Am Number Four (2011). She has been married to Vince Grant since July 30, 1988. They have two children.