STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 639 this week

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 director, known for Silver Linings Playbook (2012), American Hustle (2013) and Three Kings (1999). He was previously married to Janet Grillo. See full bio »

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 27 people
created 07 Jan 2011
 
a list of 42 people
created 26 Mar 2012
 
a list of 31 people
created 13 May 2012
 
a list of 28 people
created 06 May 2013
 
a list of 25 people
created 8 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of David O. Russell.

User Polls

Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 52 wins & 55 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Producer: Movie (6 credits)
 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)
Show Show Producer: TV (1 credit)
Show Show Producer: Video (1 credit)
Show Show Director: Movie (12 credits)
Show Show Writer: Movie (9 credits)
Show Show Actor: Movie (2 credits)
Show Show Camera department: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Camera department: Video (1 credit)
Show Show Editor: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Movie (12 credits)
Show Show Thanks: Video (2 credits)
Show Show Self: TV (30 credits)
Show Show Self: Video (5 credits)
Show Show Self: Movie (3 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

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.

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

|

Alternate Names:

David O'Russell | D. Russell | David Russell

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on the acting atmosphere on his sets] It's like doing drugs. [Christian Bale has] described it like a waking dream. That's why I don't like to call 'cut.' Because once we get going, it's like you're in a dream. Or Jennifer has described it as like being high. And I don't want to interrupt that. Something is happening where everybody is over in that other world. [2014] See more »

Trivia:

Graduated from Amherst College 1981, majoring in English and Political Science. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently casts Mark Wahlberg See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

Message Boards

Recent Posts
why.... why he did that face when Riva won? sara-dantas07
And this guy got a Best Director Oscar nomination? insomniac_dog
A piece of work indeed BarstowBabe
David O. Russell to adapt Uncharted to the big screen. tech_ctrl
This maniac belongs behind bars evidecker
Let's Face It wgerardi
Discuss David O. Russell on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page