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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 103 wins & 138 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Before Sunset
Before Sunset Director
(2004)
Boyhood
Boyhood Producer
(2014)
Before Midnight
Before Midnight Producer
(2013)
Dazed and Confused
(1993)

Filmography

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 2016-2017 School of Rock (TV Series) (executive producer - 24 episodes)
- Don't Stop Believin' (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Takin' Care of Business (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Total Eclipse of the Heart (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Is She Really Going Out with Him (2016) ... (executive 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)
 1991 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:

This whole notion of love being based on attraction is fairly recent in history and is not a very stable indicator. That's why, throughout history, most marriages have been arranged and not in the hands of the people themselves because you're not equipped to to make a good decision when you have the hots for someone. It feels good now, but where are you going to be in two years from now. You ... See more »

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Many of his movies feature characters having philosophical talks. See more »

Trademark:

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 »

Star Sign:

Leo

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