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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 104 wins & 139 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Waking Life
Waking Life Director
(2001)
Before Midnight
Before Midnight Producer
(2013)
A Scanner Darkly
A Scanner Darkly Director
(2006)
Boyhood
Boyhood Producer
(2014)

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 2017 Last Flag Flying (producer)
 2016 Everybody Wants Some!! (producer)
 2015 I Dream Too Much (executive producer)
 2014/I Boyhood (producer)
 2013 Before Midnight (producer)
 2011 Bernie (producer)
 2008 Me and Orson Welles (producer)
 2005 Bad News Bears (producer)
 1993 Dazed and Confused (producer)
 1991 Slacker (producer)
 1983 Last Night at the Alamo (executive producer - restored version)
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Rick Linklater

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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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The most unique property of cinema is how it lets you mold time, whether it's over a long or a very brief period. See more »

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Kevin Smith said that it was Linklater's Slacker (1991) that made him want to be a director. See more »

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His movies often take place in Texas See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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