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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 55 wins & 50 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2016 Lange (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2013-2014 House of Cards (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Chapter 26 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 25 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 24 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 23 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 19 (2014) ... (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 "She's a Mystery to Me" video for Roy Orbison. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Dave Fincher | Fincher

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I have a philosophy about the two extremes of filmmaking. The first is the "Kubrick way," where you're at the end of an alley in which four guys are kicking the shit out of a wino. Hopefully, the audience members will know that such a scenario is morally wrong, even though it's not presented as if the viewer is the one being beaten up; it's more as if you're witnessing an event. Inversely, ... See more »

Trivia:

His favourite films include: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), Rear Window (1954), Being There (1979), Jaws (1975), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), (1963), Alien (1979), American Graffiti (1973), Citizen Kane (1941), Cabaret (1972) and The Year of Living Dangerously (1982). See more »

Trademark:

His films often end in a suicide, either attempted or successful See more »

Nickname:

Finch See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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