David Owen Russell is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. His early directing career includes the comedy films Spanking the Monkey , Flirting with Disaster , Three Kings , and I Heart Huckabees . He gained recent critical success with biographical sports drama The Fighter , the romantic comedy drama Silver Linings Playbook , and the crime film American Hustle . All three of the films were commercially successful and acclaimed by critics, having earned Russell three Academy Award nominations for Best Director, as well as a Best Adapted Screenplay nomination for Silver Linings Playbook and a Best Original Screenplay nomination for American Hustle. Russell received his seventh Golden Globe nomination for the semi-biographical comedy-drama Joy .Source: Wikipedia
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