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Richard Linklater


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 106 wins & 141 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

Filmography

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 2016-2018 School of Rock (TV Series) (executive producer - 39 episodes)
- We Gotta Get Out of This Place (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Surprise, Surprise (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Not Afraid (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Don't Know What You Got ('Til It's Gone) (2018) ... (executive producer)
- A Matter of Trust (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

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Greece as the setting for Before Midnight (2013)] To place Jesse and Celine's issues of the day in a much bigger context, you realize there's nothing new here, this is completely eternal. Issues go on between partners, men and women, families. I liked the macro thinking of all that with our specific little moment in time. See more »

Trivia:

Inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame on March 9, 2007 in Austin, Texas. See more »

Trademark:

His films often take place in small towns and cities See more »

Nickname:

Rick

Star Sign:

Leo

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