Biography

David Paul Cronenberg, OC, FRSC (born March 15, 1943) is a Canadian filmmaker and screenwriter. He is one of the principal originators of what is commonly known as the body horror or venereal horror genre. This style of filmmaking explores people's fears of bodily transformation and infection. In his films, the psychological is typically intertwined with the physical. In the first half of his career, he explored these themes mostly through horror and science fiction, although his work has since expanded beyond these genres. He has been called "the most audacious and challenging narrative director in the English-speaking world."

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David Paul Cronenberg, OC, FRSC (born March 15, 1943) is a Canadian filmmaker and screenwriter. He is one of the principal originators of what is commonly known as the body horror or venereal horror genre. This style of filmmaking explores people's fears of bodily transformation and infection. In his films, the psychological is typically intertwined with the physical. In the first half of his career, he explored these themes mostly through horror and science fiction, although his work has since expanded beyond these genres. He has been called "the most audacious and challenging narrative director in the English-speaking world."

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Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 60

Birthday 1943-03-15

Place of Birth Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

Teleplay(1 episode)Director
2014 The NestDirector
2014 Maps to the StarsDirector
2012 CosmopolisDirector
2011 A Dangerous MethodDirector
2007 Eastern PromisesDirector
2007 To Each His Own CinemaDirector
2005 A History of ViolenceDirector
2002 SpiderDirector
2000 CameraDirector
1999 eXistenZDirector
1996 CrashDirector
1993 M. ButterflyDirector
1991 Naked LunchDirector
1988 Dead RingersDirector
1987 Friday the 13th(1 episode)Director
1986 The FlyDirector
1983 The Dead ZoneDirector
1983 VideodromeDirector
1981 ScannersDirector
1979 The BroodDirector
1979 Fast CompanyDirector
1977 RabidDirector
1976 The Italian MachineDirector
1975 ShiversDirector
1975 The Lie ChairDirector
1972 Programme X: Secret WeaponsDirector
1970 Crimes of the FutureDirector
1969 StereoDirector
1967 From the DrainDirector
1966 TransferDirector

Acting

2017 Alias Grace(6 episodes) as Reverend Verrenger
2016 Ape Sodom as Narrator
2014 The Nest as Dr. Molnar (voice)
2013 Tales from the Organ Trade as Narrator
2013 Rewind
2012 Citizens of Cosmopolis as Himself
2010 Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics as himself
2010 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within as Himself
2001 Alias(2 episodes)
2001 Jason X as Dr. Wimmer
2000 The American Nightmare as Himself
1999 David Cronenberg: I Have to Make the Word Be Flesh
1999 Resurrection as Father Rousell
1998 Last Night as Duncan
1997 David Cronenberg and the Cinema of the Extreme as Himself
1996 Extreme Measures as Hospital Lawyer
1996 The Stupids as Postal Supervisor
1995 Blood & Donuts as Crime Boss
1995 To Die For as Man at Lake
1994 Henry & Verlin as Doc Fisher
1992 Naked Making Lunch as Himself
1992 Blue
1990 Nightbreed as Dr. Philip K. Decker
1989 Prisoners of Gravity(4 episodes)
1986 The Fly as Gynecologist
1986 Long Live the New Flesh: The Films of David Cronenberg as Himself
1985 Into the Night as Group Supervisor
1983 Videodrome as Max Renn in helmet (uncredited)
1982 Take One: Fear on Film

Writing

Teleplay(1 episode)Writer
2018 RabidOriginal Story
2012 CosmopolisScreenplay
2000 CameraWriter
1999 eXistenZScreenplay
1996 CrashWriter
1992 Scanners III: The TakeoverCharacters
1991 Naked LunchWriter
1991 Scanners II: The New OrderCharacters
1988 Dead RingersWriter
1986 The FlyScreenplay
1983 VideodromeWriter
1981 ScannersWriter
1979 The BroodWriter
1979 Fast CompanyWriter
1977 RabidWriter
1975 ShiversWriter
1970 Crimes of the FutureWriter
1969 StereoWriter
1966 TransferWriter

Production

2002 SpiderProducer
1999 eXistenZProducer
1996 CrashProducer
1988 Dead RingersProducer
1970 Crimes of the FutureProducer
1969 StereoProducer

Crew

2016 Ape SodomAdditional Dialogue
1970 Crimes of the FutureCinematography
1969 StereoCinematography

Editing

1970 Crimes of the FutureEditor

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