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Richard Linklater


Self-taught writer-director Richard Linklater 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-hour period, Linklater's work explored what he dubbed "the youth rebellion continuum," focusing in fine detail on generational ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 36 wins & 47 nominations. See more awards »

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Rick Linklater

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on the power of time as a concept] I bet the whole farm on what I thought would work with every ounce of my cinematic being, the way we perceive time and cinema and the way we identify with people put before us in a certain way. I thought, "Oh, there will be this cumulative effect." It's an investment. Just the way the crew and the cast had invested, two years in, three years in, it just ... See more »

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First became passionate about film while working on an oil rig during college and realized he wanted 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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