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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, 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 42 wins & 95 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Silver Linings Playbook
(2012)
American Hustle
American Hustle Director
(2013)
Joy
Joy Producer
(2015)
Three Kings
Three Kings Director
(1999)

Filmography

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 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 just love real characters; they're not pretentious, and every emotion is on the surface, they're regular working people. Their likes, their dislikes, their loves, their hates, their passions; they're all right there on the surface. See more »

Trivia:

Directed 7 different actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Christian Bale (twice), Amy Adams (twice), Melissa Leo, Bradley Cooper (twice), Jennifer Lawrence (three times), Robert De Niro, and Jacki Weaver. Bale and Leo won Oscars for their performances in The Fighter (2010); Lawrence won for her performance in Silver Linings Playbook (2012). See more »

Trademark:

Handheld camera movement See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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