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Richard Linklater

Director Richard Linklater
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Profession: Director

United States of America

Why Famous: His films typically revolve around personal relationships and the passage of time, and sometimes even include the same actors filmed over several years, such as the film "Boyhood".

Also known for "Dazed and Confused", the romantic drama film trilogy "Before Sunrise", "Before Sunset", and "Before Midnight", and "School of Rock".

Born: July 30, 1960
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA
Age: 60 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Historical Events

  • 2015-02-08 68th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "Boyhood" Best Film, Richard Linklater Best Director

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