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

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Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 41 wins & 41 nominations. See more awards »

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 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:

David O'Russell | D. Russell | David Russell

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[when a German journalist at Berlinale asks him how he made Christian Bale and Jennifer Lawrence win Oscars] I would never say that I made these guys win anything. I would say that it was my privilege to aspire and to create a predicament that is twisted and human and allows them to have roles that will show as much behavior and emotion as possible. That's my goal. I want to deliver that to them.... See more »

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

Trademark:

Handheld camera movement See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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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
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David O. Russell to adapt Uncharted to the big screen. tech_ctrl
This maniac belongs behind bars evidecker
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