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David Fincher


David Fincher was born in 1962 in Denver, Colorado, and was raised in Marin County, California. When he was 18 years old he went to work for John Korty at Korty Films in Mill Valley. He subsequently worked at ILM (Industrial Light and Magic) from 1981-1983. Fincher left ILM to direct TV commercials and music videos after signing with N. Lee Lacy ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 59 wins & 101 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Fight Club
Fight Club Director
(1999)
Se7en
Se7en Director
(1995)
Gone Girl
Gone Girl Director
(2014)
The Social Network
(2010)

Filmography

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 2017 Lange (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2017 Mindhunter (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2013-2016 House of Cards (TV Series) (executive producer - 52 episodes)
- Chapter 52 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 51 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 50 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 49 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 47 (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2006 Love and Other Disasters (executive producer)
 2005 Lords of Dogtown (executive producer)
 2002 Ticker (Short) (executive producer)
 2001 Powder Keg (Short) (executive producer)
 2001/I Star (Short) (executive producer)
 2001 The Follow (Short) (executive producer)
 2001 Chosen (Short) (executive producer)
 2001 The Car Thief and the Hit Man (Short) (executive producer - uncredited)
 2001 Ambush (Short) (executive producer)
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Other Works:

Music video: Directed The Wallflowers video, "6th Avenue Heartbreak" See more »

Publicity Listings:

9 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dave Fincher | Fincher

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

Everything seems really simple on paper until you take a camera out of the box. Then ninety people are offering up solutions to the problems those pages create. You're trying to make something very clear in this maelstrom of activity, with all this anxiety about how much money is being spent. I don't think you can ever make it the way you have it in your head. See more »

Trivia:

Turned down the offer to direct 8MM (1999), opting to do Fight Club (1999) instead. See more »

Trademark:

His films often center on people with poor social skills and few friends: The Narrator in Fight Club (1999), Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network (2010) , Lisbeth Salander in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), Amy Dunne in Gone Girl (2014). See more »

Nickname:

Davey See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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