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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 & 100 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 - 40 episodes)
- Chapter 52 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 39 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 38 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 37 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 36 (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 Coca-Cola commercial "The Arquettes" 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:

Directing ain't about drawing a neat little picture and showing it to the cameraman. I didn't want to go to film school. I didn't know what the point was. The fact is, you don't know what directing is until the sun is setting and you've got to get five shots and you're only going to get two. See more »

Trivia:

He is a big fan of Bram Stoker's classic novel Dracula. See more »

Trademark:

Fluid tracking camera which can access anywhere; a digital age innovation in camera movement pioneered by David Fincher and Kevin Tod Haug along with BUF Paris (perhaps inspired by earlier developments of Max Ophüls and Stanley Kubrick). See more »

Nickname:

Finch See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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