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Biography:
Birth Name: David O. Russell
Born: 08/20/1958
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA

Born on Aug. 20, 1958 in New York, David Russell was raised by father Bernard, a sales executive at Simon & Schuster, and Maria, a homemaker and local political activist. Though the family lived in San Francisco, CA for three years, they eventually re-settled on the East Coast in Larchmont, NY. Passionate about literature, Russell made his way to Amherst College in Massachusetts, where he studied English with writer Robert Stone, and religion with Professor Robert Thurman, father of actress Uma Thurman. He was eventually pulled into the political activism of the early 1980s and spent four months teaching English in Nicaragua. Though eventually disillusioned by both President Ronald Reagan an... Continue Bio >>

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