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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 97 wins & 129 nominations. See more awards »

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Rick Linklater

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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

It's tough, man. Unless it's a tentpole, sequel, remake, or over-the-top comedy, that's all the studios are even doing. They've kind of admitted they're not in the business of doing anything else. The slightest level of irony or intelligence and, boom, you're out of the league, you're done. See more »

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Father of Lorelei Linklater. See more »

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

Star Sign:

Leo

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