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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 & 92 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Video Synchronicity (TV Series) (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 Nike commercial "Temple of Flight" See more »

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

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6' 0½" (1.84 m)

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I think Gillian Flynn's book is talking about marriage and hiding it in an absurdist confection. When you peel back the layers and get to the kernel, you think, Wow, I feel queasy for a whole different set of reasons than I thought I would. Remember the 1970s 'National Lampoon' record "That's Not Funny, That's Sick" ? That was what I wanted to go for in terms of performance and tone. That and ... See more »


Turned down the offer to direct 8MM (1999), opting to do Fight Club (1999) instead. See more »


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