STARmeter
Top 5000
Down 1,074 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 »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 people
created 24 May 2011
 
a list of 43 people
created 11 Nov 2012
 
a list of 45 people
created 30 Jan 2013
 
a list of 40 people
created 11 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 & 56 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:

It's imperative for me to tell everybody that this is personal, it means a lot to me. You have to impart how much it means to you in a personal way, which will bring everybody into it, and get you closer to working with that horse, whether that's a Steadicam operator or an actor. That's the thing I'm most proud of. You know, ironically given how you can get tagged, exaggerated from one or two ... See more »

Trivia:

Directed 7 different actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Christian Bale (twice), Amy Adams (twice), Melissa Leo, Bradley Cooper (twice), Jennifer Lawrence (twice), 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:

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
Let's Face It wgerardi
Leave Uncharted Alone.... illusioner
Discuss David O. Russell on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page