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Darren Aronofsky


Darren Aronofsky was born February 12, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York. Growing up, Darren was always artistic: he loved classic movies and, as a teenager, he even spent time doing graffiti art. After high school, Darren went to Harvard University to study film (both live-action and animation). He won several film awards after completing his senior ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 35 wins & 73 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Requiem for a Dream
(2000)
Pi
Pi Director
(1998)
The Fountain
The Fountain Director
(2006)
Black Swan
Black Swan Director
(2010)

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 2017 White Boy Rick (producer) (pre-production)
 2016 Aftermath (producer) (completed)
  Undeniable (producer) (announced)
  XOXO (producer) (announced)
 2016/V Jackie (producer - produced by)
 2015 Zipper (executive producer)
 2014 Noah (producer)
 2010/I The Fighter (executive producer)
 2008 The Wrestler (producer)
 2002 Below (producer)
 1991 Fortune Cookie (Short) (producer)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for "La Nuit de L'homme", perfume by Yves Saint-Laurent. See more »

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4 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

There's always been a lot of pressure and tension on the line. If Pi (1998) didn't work out, I have no idea what my career would be. I don't think I would have gotten another shot at it. If Requiem for a Dream (2000) didn't work out, they would have called me a "one-hit wonder with a sophomore slump". See more »

Trivia:

Directed 4 actors in Oscar nominated performances: Ellen Burstyn, Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei and Natalie Portman. Portman won for her performance in Black Swan (2010). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently uses a technique known as the hip-hop montage, which is a sequence of images or actions shown in fast-motion with accompanying sound effects, usually shown to simulate a certain action, such as taking drugs. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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