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)
Boyhood Producer
(2014)
A Scanner Darkly Director
(2006)

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  Merrily We Roll Along (producer) (filming)
 2021 Apollo 10½ (producer) (post-production)
  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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[on Boyhood (2014)] It was ultimately 12 scripts. Every year, I got to think about it. And as we got closer to shooting, I got to see how the film felt over the years. It's rare that a film gives you that chance to edit and think about what it needs. There was this ever-growing film that I got to just contemplate that was pretty amazing. I never did a film that wanted to be itself so much. Just ... See more »

Trivia:

Sent a letter to Monte Hellman with a tape of his first film, It's Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books (1988). See more »

Trademark:

Emphasis on realistic characters and dialogue See more »

Nickname:

Rick

Star Sign:

Leo

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