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1995 Before Sunrise Silver Bear for Best Director Nominated
2014 Boyhood independent coming-of-age drama film Winner
2013 Before Midnight Romantic drama film Winner

Richard Stuart Linklater is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is known for making films that deal thematically with suburban culture and the effects of the passage of time. His films include the comedies Slacker (1990) and Dazed and Confused (1993); the Before trilogy of romance films, Before Sunrise (1995), Before Sunset (2004), and Before Midnight (2013); the music-themed comedy School of Rock (2003); the adult animated films Waking Life (2001), A Scanner Darkly (2006), and Apollo 10 1⁄2: A Space Age Childhood (2022); the coming-of-age drama Boyhood (2014); and the comedy film Everybody Wants Some!! (2016). Linklater is known to have a distinct style and method of filmmaking. Many of his films are noted for their loosely structured narrative. The Before trilogy and Boyhood both feature the same actors filmed over an extended period of years. He has received several Academy Award nominations and won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the Berlin International Film Festival for his work on Before Sunrise. He also won a Golden Globe Award for directing Boyhood, which is one of only nine movies to receive a perfect score on Metacritic. In 2015, Linklater was included on the annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world.

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Richard Linklater

Born : 30th July, 1960

Age : 63 years

Specialization : producer,director,writer

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