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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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Donnie Darko
Donnie Darko Writer
The Box
The Box Writer
Domino Writer
Southland Tales


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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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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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I'm very confident on a movie set. I know what I'm doing. I feel like that's what I've been waiting my whole life to do. See more »


Is good friends with film director Kevin Smith. He was a judge for Smith's short film contest Movies Askew when the twelve finalists were screened in Hollywood in 2006. See more »


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



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I don't care what anyone says... intoxpeices
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Really only $9,000 seems like BS to me.... robotboy1984
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