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Darren Aronofsky


Darren Aronofsky was born February 12, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York. Growing up, Darren was always artistic: he loved classic movies and, as a teenager, he even spent time doing graffiti art. After high school, Darren went to Harvard University to study film (both live-action and animation). He won several film awards after completing his senior ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 35 wins & 78 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Requiem for a Dream
(2000)
Pi
Pi Director
(1998)
The Fountain
The Fountain Director
(2006)
Black Swan
Black Swan Director
(2010)

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 2018 White Boy Rick (producer) (post-production)
  XOXO (producer) (announced)
 2017 Mother! (producer)
 2017/IV Aftermath (producer)
 2016/V Jackie (producer - produced by)
 2015 Zipper (executive producer)
 2014 Noah (producer)
 2010/I The Fighter (executive producer)
 2008 The Wrestler (producer)
 2002 Below (producer)
 1991 Fortune Cookie (Short) (producer)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for "La Nuit de L'homme", perfume by Yves Saint-Laurent. See more »

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4 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on casting The Wrestler (2008)] No one believed in Mickey Rourke... He has no value as a commodity. Well, I sat with him and looked into his eyes. His eyes aren't dead. They're alive, yearning, thinking. See more »

Trivia:

In March 2011, Aronofsky announced he was leaving production of The Wolverine (2013) because it would require him to be filming outside of the United States for too long. He released a statement specifying, "I was not comfortable being away from my family for that length of time. I am sad that I won't be able to see the project through". See more »

Trademark:

Characters with strong obsessions that drive them towards self-destruction See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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