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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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(On Terry Gilliam, director of Brazil) Having discovered Terry's work and seeing that he followed a similar course, beginning in the visual arts as a cartoonist working with Monty Python, I felt a kinship to him and felt like he was someone I wanted to emulate in my career. The visual design in Brazil is so astonishing, my head almost exploded. See more »


He was originally offered the chance to direct Valentine (2001), but turned the offer down. See more »


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



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