David O. Russell

David O. Russell

American film director
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David Owen Russell (born August 20, 1958) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. His early directing career includes the comedy films Spanking the Monkey (1994), Flirting with Disaster (1996), Three Kings (1999), and I Heart Huckabees (2004).

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David O. Russell was born on Friday, 15 August 1958 in New York City, United States. He is best known as a director. Russell's country of citizenship (nationality) is American. He has dark brown eyes and dark brown hair (color). David O. Russell is 65 years old and his zodiac star sign is Leo.

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The Director of Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle.
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New York City, United States
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Director and screenwriter
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Santa Monica, California
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  • Was member of the dramatic jury at the Sundance Film Festival in 2003.
  • Graduated from Amherst College 1981, majoring in English and Political Science.
  • Son-in-law of Angela Grillo
  • Went to Mamaroneck High School in Mamaroneck, New York.
  • Honored at Manhattan's Museum of Modern Art in April 2002 by guests such as Lily Tomlin, Mark Wahlberg and Sandra Bernhard. Ironic site for tribute, since Russell once served as a waiter at parties there, to the likes of Martin Scorsese.

David O. Russell is known for his role in the TV special The Oscars (2016) as Self.

He is also known for his role in the film Joy (2015) as producer - produced by.

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