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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 & 72 nominations. See more awards »

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Requiem for a Dream
Pi Director
The Fountain
The Fountain Director
Black Swan
Black Swan Director


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 2016 Aftermath (producer) (completed)
  Undeniable (producer) (announced)
  XOXO (producer) (announced)
 2016/V Jackie (producer)
 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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[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 »


During 2001/2002, he was attached to direct and co-write a screen adaption of Frank Miller's "Batman: Year One". Darren's co-writer was, of course, Frank Miller, who had also written "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns" and the "Sin City" graphic novels. See more »


Use of the Snorricam (a camera device that is rigged to the body of the actor). See more »

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