David O. Russell

Birthday:

08/20/1958

Place of birth:

New York City, New York, USA:

Biography:

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.  



Credits

Hal (2018)
as Himself
Students of The Graduate (2007)
as Interviewee
Divine Trash (1998)
as Himself
Past Forward (2016)
Director
Past Forward (2016)
Writer
Joy (2015)
Director
Joy (2015)
Producer
Joy (2015)
Screenplay
Joy (2015)
Story
Accidental Love (2015)
Director
American Hustle (2013)
Director
American Hustle (2013)
Writer
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Director
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Screenplay
The Fighter (2010)
Director
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004)
Executive Producer
Soldiers Pay (2004)
Director
Soldiers Pay (2004)
Producer
I Heart Huckabees (2004)
Director
I Heart Huckabees (2004)
Screenplay
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Executive Producer
Three Kings (1999)
Director
Three Kings (1999)
Screenplay
Flirting with Disaster (1996)
Director
Flirting with Disaster (1996)
Writer
Spanking the Monkey (1994)
Director
Spanking the Monkey (1994)
Writer
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble: Live at the El Mocambo (1983)
Camera Operator
Sammy's Hill ()
Adaptation