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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 100 wins & 130 nominations. See more awards »

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Before Sunset
Before Sunset Director
Boyhood Director
Before Midnight
Before Midnight Director
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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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


His top 10 films are Andrei Rublev (1966), Au hasard Balthazar (1966), The Flowers of St. Francis (1950), Day of Wrath (1943), Tokyo Story (1953), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), Unfaithfully Yours (1948), Fanny and Alexander (1982) -the television version-, Pickpocket (1959), I Know Where I'm Going! (1945). See more »


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