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Richard Kelly (II)


James Richard Kelly better known as Richard Kelly, is an American film director and writer, known for writing and directing the cult classic Donnie Darko in 2001. Kelly was born James Richard Kelly in Newport News, Virginia, the son of Lane and Ennis Kelly. He grew up in Midlothian, Virginia, where he attended Midlothian High School and graduated ... See full bio »

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Donnie Darko Writer
(2001)
(2006)
The Box Writer
(2009)
Domino Writer
(2005)

Filmography

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 2009/I The Box (screenplay)
 2009 S. Darko (characters)
 2006 Southland Tales (written by)
 2005 Domino (screenplay) / (story)
 2001 Donnie Darko (written by)
 1997 Visceral Matter (written by)
 1996 The Goodbye Place (Short) (written by)
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Wrote "The Donnie Darko Book"

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I did a grad film but that ended up hurting me more than it helped. My grad film was this over the top, gonzo, completely absurd sci-fi thing with non- professional actors. When you have actors in their fifties who are still doing student films, you're not going to get top-of-the-line. It was a thing with a teleportation chamber, with a mad scientist and it was completely absurd. It cost $60,000,... See more »

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Is good friends with film director Kevin Smith. He was a judge for Smith's short film contest Movies Askew when the twelve finalists were screened in Hollywood in 2006. See more »

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Frequently casts Beth Grant, Holmes Osborne, and Lisa K. Wyatt

Nickname:

RK

Star Sign:

Aries

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