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Birth Name: Richard Linklater
Born: 07/30/1960
Birth Place: Houston, Texas, USA

Born on July 30, 1960 in Houston, TX, Linklater was raised in nearby Huntsville by his mother and stepfather; the latter of whom worked as a prison guard at a state penitentiary. After graduating from Huntsville High School, he studied literature and drama at Sam Huston State University, only to quit in order to work on an offshore oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. Linklater soon moved to Austin, where he founded the Austin Film Society in 1985 with cinematographer Lee Daniel, and Austin Chronicle editor and South by Southwest founder Lewis Black. Their goal was to showcase independent and often obscure films in Austin, first staging screenings in the upstairs room above a local coffee s... Continue Bio >>


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