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David O. Russell

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Birthday
20, 1958
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
20, 1958 (age 60)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Director of the films The Fighter, Three Kings, Flirting With Disaster, Silver Linings Playbook, American Hustle and I Heart Huckabees. He has received three Academy Award nominations for Best Director and two nominations for Best Screenplay.

Before Fame

He made his directorial debut with the 1994 dark comedy film Spanking the Monkey.

Trivia

He was a supporter of Ghetto Film School located in the Bronx, which helped teens tell their stories through several different outlets.

Family Life

He was once married to Janet Grillo, though they divorced. He then began a longterm relationship with Holly Davis. He has two sons named Matthew and Leo.

Associated With

He directed Mark Wahlberg in I Heart Huckabees, The Fighter and Three Kings.