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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:

Music video: Directed "She's a Mystery to Me" video for Roy Orbison. 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:

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:

Was originally considered to direct Hannibal (2001). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently collaborates with Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross for musical scores See more »

Nickname:

Davey See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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He will never be considered as a great film director..... DarkKnight93
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