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Darren Aronofsky (born February 12, 1969) is an American film director, screenwriter and film producer. He attended Harvard University and AFI to study both live-action and animation. He won several film awards after completing his senior thesis film, "Supermarket Sweep", which went on to become a National Student Academy Award finalist. Aronofsky feature debut, π, was shot in November 1997. The low-budget, $60,000 production, starring Sean Gullette, was sold to Artisan Entertainment for $1 million, and grossed over $3 million; Aronofsky won the Directing Award at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival and an Independent Spirit Award for best first screenplay. Aronofsky's followup, Requiem for a Dream, was based on the novel of the same name written by Hubert Selby, Jr. The film received an Academy Award nomination for Ellen Burstyn's performance. After turning down an opportunity to direct Batman Begins, Aronofsky began production on his third film, The Fountain. With his fourth film, The Wrestler, both of the film's stars, Mickey Rourke and Marisa Tomei, received Academy Award nominations. Rourke also won a Golden Globe for Best Actor and Bruce Springsteen won for Best Original Song for his title song. Aronofsky's latest film, Black Swan, received further critical acclaim and many accolades, being nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director, four Golden Globes including Best Motion Picture – Drama and Best Director, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, a record 12 BFCA nominations and a DGA nomination.   Description above from the Wikipedia article Darren Aronofsky, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Darren Aronofsky (born February 12, 1969) is an American film director, screenwriter and film producer. He attended Harvard University and AFI to study both live-action and animation. He won several film awards after completing his senior thesis film, "Supermarket Sweep", which went on to become a National Student Academy Award finalist. Aronofsky feature debut, π, was shot in November 1997. The low-budget, $60,000 production, starring Sean Gullette, was sold to Artisan Entertainment for $1 million, and grossed over $3 million; Aronofsky won the Directing Award at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival and an Independent Spirit Award for best first screenplay. Aronofsky's followup, Requiem for a Dream, was based on the novel of the same name written by Hubert Selby, Jr. The film received an Academy Award nomination for Ellen Burstyn's performance. After turning down an opportunity to direct Batman Begins, Aronofsky began production on his third film, The Fountain. With his fourth film, The Wrestler, both of the film's stars, Mickey Rourke and Marisa Tomei, received Academy Award nominations. Rourke also won a Golden Globe for Best Actor and Bruce Springsteen won for Best Original Song for his title song. Aronofsky's latest film, Black Swan, received further critical acclaim and many accolades, being nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director, four Golden Globes including Best Motion Picture – Drama and Best Director, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, a record 12 BFCA nominations and a DGA nomination.   Description above from the Wikipedia article Darren Aronofsky, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 19

Birthday 1969-02-12

Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York, USA

Official Site http://www.darrenaronofsky.com/main.html

Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2017 Mother!Director
2014 NoahDirector
2010 Black SwanDirector
2008 The WrestlerDirector
2006 The FountainDirector
2000 Requiem for a DreamDirector
1998 PiDirector
1994 No TimeDirector
1991 Fortune CookieDirector

Production

2018 White Boy RickProducer
2017 Mother!Producer
2017 AftermathProducer
2016 JackieProducer
2015 ZipperExecutive Producer
2014 NoahProducer
2010 The FighterExecutive Producer
2008 The WrestlerProducer
2002 BelowProducer

Writing

2017 Mother!Writer
2014 NoahWriter
2006 The FountainScreenplay
2006 The FountainAuthor
2002 BelowScreenplay
2000 Requiem for a DreamScreenplay
1998 PiScreenplay

Acting

2006 Hubert Selby Jr: It' ll Be Better Tomorrow as Himself
2006 This Film Is Not Yet Rated as Himself - Director of 'Requiem for a Dream'
2002 HypaSpace(1 episode)
2000 Requiem for a Dream as Visitor
1900 Inside 'The Fountain': Death & Rebirth as himself

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