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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 56 wins & 57 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Lange (executive producer) (announced)
 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:

TV commercials: Directed Nike's "The Ref" commercial series. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Dave Fincher | Fincher

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)] I think this movie is more about sexual politics. Mikael Blomkvist moves freely among women and doesn't have any problems with them, but his relationships aren't always mature. I think you can say that about a lot of male-female relationships. The men are not really present. See more »

Trivia:

At the 1990 MTV Video Music Awards, three out of four nominees for Best Direction in a Video - "The End of the Innocence" by Don Henley, "Janie's Got a Gun" by Aerosmith, and "Vogue" by Madonna - were directed by him ("Vogue" won.). See more »

Trademark:

Often displays end credits as slide shows (Fight Club, Zodiac, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) or scrolling downward (Se7en) rather than the traditional upward scroll. See more »

Nickname:

Finch See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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He will never be considered as a great film director..... DarkKnight93
Fans of David Fincher, how old are you? lebob
David + Rooney should Reunite. And They Are! RedSparrow197
I Can't Believe He's Never Won An Oscar! me_ralph_6
Happy birthday Mr. Fincher Ebulio
so no longer attached to dragon tattoo sequels? verucasalt121
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