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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 62 wins & 110 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Se7en
Se7en Director
(1995)
Gone Girl
Gone Girl Director
(2014)
The Social Network
(2010)
Zodiac
Zodiac Director
(2007)

Filmography

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 2018 The Girl in the Spider's Web (executive producer) (filming)
  Lange (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2017 Mindhunter (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.9 (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2013-2017 House of Cards (TV Series) (executive producer - 65 episodes)
- Chapter 65 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 64 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 63 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 62 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 59 (2017) ... (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 commercial: Directed controversial Orville Redenbacher commercial with the company's "reanimated" namesake, created from a clay sculpture of Redenbacher's head scanned into a computer to make a 3-D model and placed onto an actor wearing a blue ski mask. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Dave Fincher | Fincher

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

I went to a place called the Berkeley Film Institute for a summer program with a grade-school friend of mine, and we just thought it was a joke. It was very impressionist, very Berkeley. There were all these people who were there to communicate and change the world, to do all these lofty things--and then they made these really shitty, stupid little movies. And we were kind of like, "I'm not here ... See more »

Trivia:

He won his first Grammy Award on March 1, 1995 (for The Rolling Stones' "Love is Strong." He won the same award nearly 20 years later on January 26, 2014 (for Justin Timberlake's "Suit & Tie"). His 2014 win marks the longest time period between two wins. See more »

Trademark:

Known for his perfectionist tendencies, often shooting scenes dozens or even hundreds of times to get it exactly right See more »

Nickname:

Finch See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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