David Fincher


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David Fincher was born in 1962 in Denver, Colorado, and was raised in Marin County, California. When he was 18 years old he went to work for John Korty at Korty Films in Mill Valley. He subsequently worked at ILM (Industrial Light and Magic) from 1981-1983. Fincher left ILM to direct TV commercials and music videos after signing with N. Lee Lacy ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 70 wins & 147 nominations. See more awards »

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Se7en Director
(1995)
Zodiac Director
(2007)
Gone Girl Director
(2014)
(2010)

Filmography

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  Chinatown (TV Movie) (executive producer) (pre-production)
  Lange (producer) (pre-production)
 2019-2022 Love, Death & Robots (TV Series short) (executive producer - 35 episodes)
- Jibaro (2022) ... (executive producer)
- In Vaulted Halls Entombed (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Mason's Rats (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Swarm (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Kill Team Kill (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2021 Voir (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Profane and Profound (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Film vs Television (2021) ... (executive producer)
- The Duality of Appeal (2021) ... (executive producer)
- But I Don't Like Him (2021) ... (executive producer)
- The Ethics of Revenge (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 Anheuser Busch: Let's Grab a Beer (Video short) (executive producer)
 2017-2019 Mindhunter (TV Series) (executive producer - 19 episodes)
- Episode #2.7 (2019) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Episode #2.6 (2019) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Episode #2.5 (2019) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Episode #2.4 (2019) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Episode #2.3 (2019) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
 2013-2018 House of Cards (TV Series) (executive producer - 73 episodes)
- Chapter 73 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 72 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 71 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 70 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter 69 (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2018 The Girl in the Spider's Web (executive producer)
 2006 Love and Other Disasters (executive producer)
 2005 Lords of Dogtown (executive producer)
 2003 The Hire (Short) (executive producer)
 2002 Ticker (Short) (executive producer)
 2001 Powder Keg (Short) (executive producer)
 2001/I Star (Short) (executive producer)
 2001 The Car Thief and the Hit Man (Short) (executive producer - uncredited)
 2001 The Follow (Short) (executive producer)
 2001 Chosen (Short) (executive producer)
 2001 Ambush (Short) (executive producer)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Directed controversial Orville Redenbacher commercial with the company's "reanimated" namesake, created from a clay sculpture of Redenbacher's head scanned into a computer to make a 3-D model and placed onto an actor wearing a blue ski mask. See more »

Publicity Listings:

11 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dave Fincher | Fincher

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)

Spouse:

Donya Fiorentino  (divorced)  (1 child)

Children:

Fincher, Phelix Imogen

Parents:

Fincher, Jack | Fincher (Boettcher), Claire Mae
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Personal Quote:

I do agree you can't just make movies three hours long for no apparent reason. For a romantic comedy to be three hours long, that's longer than most marriages. See more »

Trivia:

Some of his favorite movies include Chinatown (1974), Taxi Driver (1976), The Godfather Part 2 (1974), Being There (1979), All That Jazz (1979), Zelig (1983), Paper Moon (1973), All the President's Men (1976), Days of Heaven (1978), Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1982), The Terminator (1981), The Exorcist (1973), The Graduate (1967), and Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977). See more »

Trademark:

Digitally-added anamorphic lens flares See more »

Nickname:

Finch See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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