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Richard Linklater


Self-taught writer-director Richard Linklater 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-hour period, Linklater's work explored what he dubbed "the youth rebellion continuum," focusing in fine detail on generational ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 33 wins & 47 nominations. See more awards »

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Alternate Names:

Rick Linklater

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

We get a lot of cautionary tales about the dangers of getting exactly what you want in life, you know, if you take out the striving and the incompleteness, then where are you? See more »

Trivia:

First became passionate about film while working on an oil rig during college and realized he wanted to be a Director. See more »

Trademark:

His films often take place within a single day See more »

Star Sign:

Leo