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David O. Russell

American film director and screenwriter David Owen Russell has been praised for the loose, comic energy that characterizes his work, and is notorious for his explosive confrontations with cast members. He has won 2 Independent Spirit Awards for writing and directing as well as the Audience Award at Sundance, and a Writers Guild of America Award. Russell was awarded Best First Screenplay and Best First Feature from the Independent Spirit Awards for his first work, the independent dark comedy “Spanking the Monkey” (1994).  In addition, David’s first work also won him the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival. Most recently, The Fighter (2010) received seven Academy Award nominations which was Russell’s first work after a six-year hiatus.  

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Aug 20, 1958 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Divine Trash 1998-01-18
Latest Project:
Movie Hal 2018-01-22
Known For
Poster of Adaptation.
Movie Hal Himself 2018-01-22
Movie Adaptation. Orlean Dinner Guest 2002-12-06
Movie Divine Trash Himself 1998-01-18