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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 39 wins & 61 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2014 Noah
 2010 Black Swan
 2008 The Wrestler
 2006 The Fountain
 1998 Pi
 1997 Soldier Boyz (Video Game) (video segments)
 1994 No Time (Short)
 1993 Protozoa (Short)
 1991 Supermarket Sweep (Short)
 1991 Fortune Cookie (Short)
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Other Works:

Directed Clint Mansell music video "Pi R Squared" (1999).

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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 »

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Was member of the dramatic jury at the Sundance Film Festival in 2001. See more »

Trademark:

Uses a string instrument and techno beat combination for the soundtrack to his films. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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