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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)
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Wrote "The Donnie Darko Book"

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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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I don't ever want to make an impersonal film. See more »


Two of his favorite films are Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981). He has posters for them in his house. See more »


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



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