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Richard Linklater

Self-taught writer-director Richard Linklater 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-hour period, Linklater's work explored what he dubbed "the youth rebellion continuum," focusing in fine detail on generational rites and mores with rare compassion and understanding while definitively capturing the 20-something culture of his era through a series of nuanced, illuminating ensemble pieces which introduced any number of talented young actors into the Hollywood firmament.

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Jul 30, 1960 In Houston, Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Letters to Thomas
Latest Project:
Movie Blaze 2018-09-07
Known For
Poster of Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny
Poster of Beavis and Butt-Head Do America
Poster of The Underneath
Movie Letters to Thomas Himself 2020
Movie Blaze Oilman 2018-09-07
Movie More Human Than Human Himself 2018-05-02
Movie The Space in Between Himself 2017-02-28
Movie Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny Himself 2016-08-05
Movie After Before Himself 2016-01-01
Movie Hitchcock/Truffaut Himself 2015-09-04
Movie Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater Himself 2013-09-03
Movie Side by Side Himself 2012-08-19
Movie Great Directors Himself 2010-07-02
Movie American Prince 2009-03-01
Movie RSO [Registered Sex Offender] Principal Mallard 2008-03-01
Movie The Hottest State John Wayne Enthusiast 2006-09-02
Movie Making Dazed Himself 2005-03-01
Movie Spy Kids Cool Spy 2001-03-18
Movie Waking Life Pinball Playing Man 2001-01-23
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Himself 1996-07-22
Movie Beavis and Butt-Head Do America Tour Bus Driver (voice) 1996-12-15
Movie The Underneath Ember Doorman 1995-04-28
Movie At Sundance Himself 1995-01-01
Movie Slacker Should Have Stayed at Bus Station 1991-07-05
Movie It's Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books 1988-01-01