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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 »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 66 wins & 40 nominations. See more awards »

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  The Newsroom (TV Series) (6 episodes, 2014) (created by - 19 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (written by - 16 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (story - 3 episodes, 2013) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 2013)
- Episode #3.6 (2014) ... (creator)
- Episode #3.5 (2014) ... (creator)
- Episode #3.4 (2014) ... (creator)
- Episode #3.3 (2014) ... (creator)
- Episode #3.2 (2014) ... (creator)
 2011 Moneyball (screenplay)
 2010 The Social Network (screenplay)
 2007 Charlie Wilson's War (screenplay)
  Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (TV Series) (created by - 22 episodes, 2006 - 2007) (teleplay - 14 episodes, 2006 - 2007) (written by - 8 episodes, 2006 - 2007)
- What Kind of Day Has It Been (2007) ... (created by) / (written by)
- K&R: Part 3 (2007) ... (created by) / (written by)
- K&R: Part 2 (2007) ... (created by) / (teleplay)
- K&R: Part 1 (2007) ... (created by) / (teleplay)
- Breaking News (2007) ... (created by) / (written by)
  The West Wing (TV Series) (created by - 155 episodes, 1999 - 2006) (teleplay - 45 episodes, 1999 - 2003) (written by - 41 episodes, 1999 - 2003) (story - 2 episodes, 1999 - 2000)
- Tomorrow (2006) ... (created by)
- Institutional Memory (2006) ... (created by)
- The Last Hurrah (2006) ... (created by)
- Transition (2006) ... (created by)
- Requiem (2006) ... (created by)
  Sports Night (TV Series) (created by - 45 episodes, 1998 - 2000) (written by - 32 episodes, 1998 - 2000) (teleplay - 8 episodes, 1999 - 2000) (story - 1 episode, 2000)
- Quo Vadimus (2000) ... (created by) / (written by)
- La Forza Del Destino (2000) ... (created by) / (written by)
- Bells and a Siren (2000) ... (created by) / (written by)
- April Is the Cruelest Month (2000) ... (created by)
- Draft Day: Part 2 - The Fall of Ryan O'Brian (2000) ... (created by) / (teleplay)
 1995 The American President (written by)
 1993 Malice (screenplay) / (story)
 1992 A Few Good Men (play) / (screenplay)
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Playwright: "A Few Good Men". See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

When things that are very mean-spirited and voyeuristic go on TV, I think it's [like] bad crack in the schoolyard. See more »

Trivia:

Graduated from Syracuse University with a BFA in Musical Theatre. See more »

Trademark:

Many of his films feature at least once character with an alliterative name (Sam Seaborn, Harriet Hayes, Matthew Markinson) See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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