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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 103 wins & 135 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

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 2016 I Dream Too Much (executive producer)
 2016 Everybody Wants Some!! (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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Alternate Names:

Rick Linklater

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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We get a lot of cautionary tales about the dangers of getting exactly what you want in life, you know, if you take out the striving and the incompleteness, then where are you? See more »

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Many of his movies feature characters having philosophical talks. See more »

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

Star Sign:

Leo

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