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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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Andrew Garfield, Mahershala Ali, Ruth Negga, and five others received their first-ever acting nominations for 2017. While these actors are new to the Academy Awards, you may recognize them from their earlier work.

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Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 103 wins & 134 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Before Sunset
Before Sunset Director
(2004)
Boyhood
Boyhood Director
(2014)
Before Midnight
Before Midnight Director
(2013)
Before Sunrise
Before Sunrise Director
(1995)

Filmography

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Alternate Names:

Rick Linklater

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

My plan B has always been to make a film about people who talk a lot. See more »

Trivia:

He is of German, Scottish, English, Irish, and Scots-Irish ancestry. His surname, "Linklater", is Scottish. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently casts Ethan Hawke See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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