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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 »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 76 wins & 75 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

A Few Good Men
The Social Network
Moneyball Writer
The West Wing
The West Wing Writer


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 2017 Molly's Game (adaptation) (pre-production)
 2015 Steve Jobs (screenplay)
 2011 Moneyball (screenplay)
 2010 The Social Network (screenplay)
 2007 Charlie Wilson's War (screenplay)
 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 »

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[on A Few Good Men (1992)] A lot of what I was concentrating on in the screenplay adaptation was simply doing a rewrite - writing it better. But it was also my first time learning that a camera wasn't just a device to record performances, that it has a vocabulary. The audience may not know how to speak that vocabulary, but it understands it fluently. If you do a slow push-in on a glass of water, ... See more »


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