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Richard Dillard

Richard Dillard

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Richard Henry Wilde Dillard (born 11 October 1937) is an American poet, author, critic, and translator. Born in Roanoke, Virginia, Dillard is best known as a poet. He is also highly-regarded as a writer of fiction and critical essays, as well as one of the screenwriters for the cult classic Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster.He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Roanoke College and went on to receive of a Master of Arts (1959) and the Ph. D. (1965) from the University of Virginia. While at the University of Virginia he was both a Woodrow Wilson and a DuPont Fellow. He is considered something of an institution at Hollins University where he has been teaching creative writing, literature, and film studies since 1964. Dillard has been the editor of the Hollins Critic since 1996. He also served as the vice president of the Film Journal from 1973-1980. He is the winner of numerous awards for his writing including the Academy of American Poets Prize, the O. B. Hardison, Jr. Poetry Prize, and the Hanes Award for Poetry. In 2007, he was awarded the George Garrett Award for Service to Contemporary Literature by the Association of Writers & Writing Programs. Dillard influenced many contemporary writers including both his ex-wives Annie Dillard and Cathryn Hankla. Others include the likes of Henry S. Taylor, Lee Smith, Lucinda MacKethan, Anne Jones, Rosanne Coggeshall, Wyn Cooper, Jill McCorkle, Madison Smartt Bell, and Julia Johnson. Description above from the Wikipedia article Richard Dillard, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

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    Filmography

    Acting (14 Credits)

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    2017Song to Song as Father (uncredited)Watch Free
    2014Men, Women & Children as Coach
    2013The Last Stand as Irv
    2011Angel Dog as SethWatch Free
    2011Beneath the Darkness as Doctor
    2010Temple Grandin as Don Micheals
    2010Beatdown as Kent
    2008Stop-Loss as Sheriff Boudreaux
    2007Walking Tall: The Payback as Charlie Prescott
    2007Elvis and Anabelle as TV Doctor
    2006Infamous as Man on Street
    2002Warning: Parental Advisory as Senator Sam
    2002She Gets What She Wants as Sam Fuller
    1997RocketMan as The President

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