|Born||September 6, 1952|
Los Angeles, California, United States
Rubell obtained his bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of California, Los Angeles. Rubell worked for a time with editor Lou Lombardo. His first editing credit was for the film The Final Terror (1983). He worked for about ten years on films and programming for television before returning to feature films as the editor for The Island of Dr. Moreau.
Rubell has been elected to membership in the American Cinema Editors.