Alex Ruger is a composer whose work includes music for film, television, video games, and advertising.

Upon graduating from Berklee College of Music and moving to Los Angeles in 2013, Alex immediately began interning for Bear McCreary, contributing to the production of the scores to The Walking Dead, Agents of SHIELD, Black Sails, and DaVinci's Demons, eventually working as an orchestration assistant.

From there, Alex seized an opportunity to work with renowned video game composer Inon Zur on the score to Bethesda's hit Fallout 4. Since then, Alex has played a part in nearly a dozen scores working and learning under Inon's guidance.

In 2014, Alex began working for legendary film composer Danny Elfman, most recently working on the score to The Girl on the Train, starring Emily Blunt.

In 2015, he collaborated with Mad Men composer David Carbonara on the Lifetime original mini-series The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe, starring Susan Sarandon, Kelli Garner, and Emily Watson.

Since then, Alex has scored dozens of independent films and games, as well as written additional music and worked as a music editor for several television shows. Currently, he is working as a part of Tom Holkenborg's aka JunkieXL's team, having recently finished The Dark Tower and currently beginning work on the upcoming Tomb Raider, starring Alicia Vikander.

Alex lives in Los Angeles, where he surfs as often as he can.


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