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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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Other Works:

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:

Received only $9,000 to write and direct Donnie Darko (2001) with a budget of 4.5 million dollars. 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
Accidental Masterpiece beertenkate
Does anyone know where I can find RK version of Holes? tezzx
Thank you Richard. bumbl3bee
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