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David O. Russell


David O. Russell was born on August 20, 1958 in New York City, New York, USA as David Owen Russell. He is a producer and writer, known for Silver Linings Playbook (2012), American Hustle (2013) and Joy (2015). He was previously married to Janet Grillo. See full bio »

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Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 43 wins & 95 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

American Hustle
(2013)
Joy
Joy Producer
(2015)
Three Kings
Three Kings Writer
(1999)

Filmography

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 2017-2018 Untitled David O. Russell Project (TV Series) (executive producer - 16 episodes) (announced)
- Episode #2.8 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.7 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.6 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.5 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.4 (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2015/I Joy (producer)
  Outer Space Astronauts (TV Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes, 2009) (producer - 4 episodes, 2009)
- One Year Ago (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Vast Emptiness (2009) ... (executive producer) / (producer)
- Of Cannibals and Cuddlepuffs (2009) ... (executive producer) / (producer)
- Undies (2009) ... (executive producer) / (producer)
- Diplomatic Hat (2009) ... (executive producer) / (producer)
 2004 Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (Video) (executive producer)
 2004 Soldiers Pay (Documentary short) (producer)
 2004 I Heart Huckabees (producer)
 2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (executive producer)
 2002 The Slaughter Rule (producer)
 1994 Spanking the Monkey (executive producer)
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Other Works:

Performed uncredited rewrites of the scripts to Stuart Little (1999), Meet the Fockers (2004), and has also written a draft of the adaptation "Henry's List of Wrongs", which has since been scrapped by the studio.

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3 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Stephen Greene | David O'Russell | D. Russell | David Russell

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

I personally have had two phases of my filmmaking career. I was here [at the Berlinale] with Three Kings (1999) in 1999 and then I decided 'let's make a metaphysical film' [I Heart Huckabees (2004)]. Which did okay. It didn't succeed like I wanted it to. And then I met Darren Aronofsky after he made The Wrestler (2008). I said 'what happened, you're doing so good.' He said 'I got my head out of ... See more »

Trivia:

Finally exited his directorial project Accidental Love (2015) (then still titled "Nailed") in June 2010 after many financial and legal troubles during the shooting of the film and negotiations with film financier Ron Tutor eventually broke down. The movie was shelved ever since ending principal photography in November 2008. It was rumored that the film was never fully finished and that crucial ... See more »

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Handheld camera movement See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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