Richard Linklater


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Self-taught writer-director Richard Stuart Linklater was born in Houston, Texas, to Diane Margaret (Krieger), who taught at a university, and Charles W. Linklater III. Richard was among the first and most successful talents to emerge during the American independent film renaissance of the 1990s. Typically setting each of his movies during one 24-... See full bio »

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Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 108 wins & 144 nominations. See more awards »

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Waking Life Director
(2001)
Before Midnight Producer
(2013)
A Scanner Darkly Director
(2006)
Boyhood Producer
(2014)

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  Merrily We Roll Along (producer) (filming)
  The Pushback (Documentary) (producer)
 2019 Another Day at the Office (Short) (producer)
 2016-2018 School of Rock (TV Series) (executive producer - 45 episodes)
- I Love Rock and Roll: Part 2 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- I Love Rock and Roll: Part 1 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Photograph (2018) ... (executive producer)
- We Gotta Get Out of This Place (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Surprise, Surprise (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Last Flag Flying (producer)
 2016 Everybody Wants Some!! (producer)
 2015 I Dream Too Much (executive producer)
 2014/I Boyhood (producer)
 2013 Before Midnight (producer)
 2012 Up to Speed (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- New York City: The Beauty of Randomness (2012) ... (executive producer)
- The Tour Guide Convention (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Virginia: The Many Flavors of Thomas Jefferson (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Chicago: To Conjure a Lost Neighborhood (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2011 Bernie (producer)
 2008 Me and Orson Welles (producer)
 2005 Bad News Bears (producer)
 2004 $5.15/Hr. (TV Movie) (producer)
 1993 Dazed and Confused (producer)
 1991 Heads I Win/Tails You Lose (Video) (producer)
 1990 Slacker (producer)
 1983 Last Night at the Alamo (executive producer - restored version)
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Alternate Names:

Rick Linklater

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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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My plan B has always been to make a film about people who talk a lot. See more »

Trivia:

He directed Ethan Hawke in eight films: Before Sunrise (1995), The Newton Boys (1998), Waking Life (2001), Tape (2001), Before Sunset (2004), Fast Food Nation (2006), Before Midnight (2013) and Boyhood (2014). See more »

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Frequently writes and/or directs movies starring children or teens, e.g., Dazed and Confused (1993), School of Rock (2003), Bad News Bears (2005), _Boyhood (2014)_, and Everybody Wants Some!! (2016). See more »

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Rick

Star Sign:

Leo

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