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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 75 wins & 84 nominations. See more awards »

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Rick Linklater

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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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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 »

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Many of his movies feature characters having philosophical talks. See more »

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His movies often reference Little League baseball See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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