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Richard Linklater


Self-taught writer-director Richard Stuart Linklater was born in Houston, Texas, to Diane Margaret (Krieger), who taught at a university, and Charles W. Linklater III. Richard was among the first and most successful talents to emerge during the American independent film renaissance of the 1990s. Typically setting each of his movies during one 24-... See full bio »

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Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 92 wins & 87 nominations. See more awards »

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Alternate Names:

Rick Linklater

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Boyhood] It was ultimately 12 scripts. Every year, I got to think about it. And as we got closer to shooting, I got to see how the film felt over the years. It's rare that a film gives you that chance to edit and think about what it needs. There was this ever-growing film that I got to just contemplate that was pretty amazing. I never did a film that wanted to be itself so much. Just its own ... See more »

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Raging Bull (1980) was the catalyst for his approach towards cinema. See more »

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His movies often take place in Texas See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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the king of texas film whitwarren95
Does he really believe all the Alex Jones junk? korn12788
Sunrise or Sunset - ? Haven't seen Sunset? - Wouldn't advise reading funky_monkey_8_
School of Rock?? revalsaki
12 Year Shoot Cosmo2000
Does he like working with Ethan Hawke? myai44
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