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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 60 wins & 77 nominations. See more awards »

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  Living on Video (TV Movie) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2016 Lange (executive producer) (announced)
 2013-2015 House of Cards (TV Series) (executive producer - 39 episodes)
- Chapter 39 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 38 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 37 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 36 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 34 (2015) ... (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 Motorola commercial "Pebl" 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 losing his father, Jack Fincher] I remember the experience of being there when he breathed his last breath. It was incredibly profound. When you lose someone who helped form you in lots of ways, who is your 'true north', you lose the barometer of your life. You're no longer trying to please someone, or you're no longer reacting against something. In many ways, you're truly alone. See more »

Trivia:

Met his partner, Ceán Chaffin, in the early '90s when she produced a Japanese Coca-Cola ad he was directing. See more »

Trademark:

Films about finding a serial killer (Seven (1995), Zodiac (2007), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)) See more »

Nickname:

Davey See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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