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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 32 wins & 69 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Jackie (producer) (pre-production)
  XOXO (producer) (announced)
 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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Directed Clint Mansell music video "Pi R Squared" (1999).

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[on casting The Wrestler (2008)] No one believed in Mickey Rourke... He has no value as a commodity. Well, I sat with him and looked into his eyes. His eyes aren't dead. They're alive, yearning, thinking. See more »


Was considered to direct Man of Steel (2013). See more »


Use of sounds to objects that are not always seen on screen (i.e., a train horn, or slurping liquid). See more »

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