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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 101 wins & 135 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

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Rick Linklater

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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[2013 interview, on Before Sunrise (1995)] Julie, Ethan and I all knew we had had a special experience, but you don't expect anything more than that. I think we all like the film and were happy with what it became and everything, but we never talked of it at that time as anything more. It was actually a small studio release - it got released by Columbia - but it was 2.7 million dollars, it was ... See more »

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Directed 2 actors in Oscar nominated performances: Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette. Arquette won for her role in Boyhood (2014). See more »

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

Star Sign:

Leo

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