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Richard Kelly (II)


Richard Kelly was born on March 28, 1975 in Newport News, Virginia, USA as James Richard Kelly. He is a writer and producer, known for Donnie Darko (2001), The Box (2009) and Domino (2005). See full bio »

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 2009/I The Box (screenplay)
 2009 S. Darko (characters)
 2006 Southland Tales (written by)
 2005 Domino (screenplay) / (story)
 2001 Donnie Darko (written by)
 1997 Visceral Matter (written by)
 1996 The Goodbye Place (Short) (written by)
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Wrote "The Donnie Darko Book"

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

I did a grad film but that ended up hurting me more than it helped. My grad film was this over the top, gonzo, completely absurd sci-fi thing with non- professional actors. When you have actors in their fifties who are still doing student films, you're not going to get top-of-the-line. It was a thing with a teleportation chamber, with a mad scientist and it was completely absurd. It cost $60,000,... See more »

Trivia:

Originally wrote the screenplay for the movie Holes (2003) but after it was turned down, they had Louis Sachar do it instead. Kelly's script can be found on his website. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently casts Beth Grant, Holmes Osborne, and Lisa K. Wyatt

Nickname:

RK

Star Sign:

Aries

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I don't care what anyone says... intoxpeices
I hope he gets out of this slump he's in Kevin_mon
One hit wonder of the film industry? renegade626
Does anyone know where I can find RK version of Holes? tezzx
Thank you Richard. bumbl3bee
Accidental Masterpiece beertenkate
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