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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 44 wins & 61 nominations. See more awards »

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Alternate Names:

Rick Linklater

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

You see how life just accumulates. Our fundamental view of the world is measured by who we are today and who we've been, and that's not going anywhere. It's only expanding throughout our lives, it's always profound and inescapable how we perceive the world through that viewpoint. See more »

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

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Frequently casts Ethan Hawke See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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