STARmeter
Top 5000
Down 6 this week

Aaron Sorkin


Aaron Sorkin grew up in Scarsdale, a suburb of New York City where he was very involved in his high school drama and theater club. After graduating from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater, Sorkin intended to pursue a career in acting. It took him only a short time to realize that his true love, and his true talent, lay in ... See full bio »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 people
created 24 May 2011
 
a list of 22 people
created 16 Nov 2011
 
a list of 30 people
created 26 Jun 2012
 
a list of 39 people
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 42 people
created 3 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Aaron Sorkin.

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 52 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (10 credits)
  The Newsroom (TV Series) (written by - 16 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (story - 3 episodes, 2013) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 2013)
- Election Night: Part II (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Election Night: Part I (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Red Team III (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- One Step Too Many (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- News Night with Will McAvoy (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2011 Moneyball (screenplay)
 2010 The Social Network (screenplay)
 2007 Charlie Wilson's War (screenplay)
  Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (TV Series) (teleplay - 14 episodes, 2006 - 2007) (written by - 8 episodes, 2006 - 2007)
- What Kind of Day Has It Been (2007) ... (creator) / (written by)
- K&R: Part 3 (2007) ... (creator) / (written by)
- K&R: Part 2 (2007) ... (creator) / (teleplay)
- K&R: Part 1 (2007) ... (creator) / (teleplay)
- Breaking News (2007) ... (creator) / (written by)
  The West Wing (TV Series) (69 episodes, 1999 - 2006) (teleplay - 45 episodes, 1999 - 2003) (written by - 41 episodes, 1999 - 2003) (story - 2 episodes, 1999 - 2000)
- Tomorrow (2006) ... (creator)
- Institutional Memory (2006) ... (creator)
- The Last Hurrah (2006) ... (creator)
- Transition (2006) ... (creator)
- Requiem (2006) ... (creator)
  Sports Night (TV Series) (5 episodes, 1999 - 2000) (written by - 32 episodes, 1998 - 2000) (teleplay - 8 episodes, 1999 - 2000) (story - 1 episode, 2000)
- Quo Vadimus (2000) ... (creator) / (written by)
- La Forza Del Destino (2000) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Bells and a Siren (2000) ... (creator) / (written by)
- April Is the Cruelest Month (2000) ... (creator)
- Draft Day: Part 2 - The Fall of Ryan O'Brian (2000) ... (creator) / (teleplay)
 1995 The American President (written by)
 1993 Malice (screenplay) / (story)
 1992 A Few Good Men (play) / (screenplay)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Actor (7 credits)
Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
Show Show Self (41 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

2002: Print ad for Gap. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 4 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[to his daughter in a Father's Day letter] The nurse taught me bow to swaddle you. My first try didn't go so well.You had a look on your face that said, 'Oh my God, my father's a moron'. See more »

Trivia:

Sorkin seems to have an affinity for Nobel prize-winning economists. His fictional President in The American President (1995), "Andrew Shepherd", studied under a Nobel prize-winning economist. His President on The West Wing (1999), "Jed Bartlet", actually was a Nobel prize-winning economist. See more »

Trademark:

Intelligent and cocky but troubled Protagonists See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Aaron Sorkin's writing wranglerd
New Sorkin TV Show! noneedforonions
Most popular show isn't my favorite Sprtacus22
Come Back to TV! spskshaw04
Steve Jobs Movie tucotuti
Alcohol is dangerous...but Cocaine isn't? HotGuyOy
Discuss Aaron Sorkin on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page