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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 & 78 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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 2018 White Boy Rick (producer) (post-production)
  XOXO (producer) (announced)
 2017 Mother! (producer)
 2017/IV Aftermath (producer)
 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:

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

[on Mickey Rourke] When you meet him, he has all this armour on him, but that's because inside he's soft as jelly and he has such a big heart. Technically, he's an incredible actor and completely in control of his craft. See more »

Trivia:

He's a fan of the Belgian film directors Jean-Pierre Dardenne) and Luc Dardenne, aka the Dardennes brothers. He referred to them as "my heroes" in a post on his official Twitter account in 2014, after he attended the premiere of their film Two Days, One Night (2014) at the New York International Film Festival. And while promoting Black Swan (2010) in 2010, Aronofsky told Alistair Harkness from '... 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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