Darren Star

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Darren Bennett Star
  • Birth Place: Potomac, MD
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 1961
  • Profession: Screenwriter; producer; director
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Darren Star Fast Facts:
  • Was roommates with Daphne Zuniga at UCLA.
  • Worked as a waiter at the Hamburger Hamlet in Brentwood, CA, after college.
  • Sold his first screenplay, Doin' Time On Planet Earth, to Warner Bros. at age 24.
  • Inspiration for Melrose Place came from his experiences living in an apartment complex in West Hollywood.
  • Darren Star Relationships:
  • Bonnie Star - Sister
  • Marc Star - Brother
  • Norman Star - Father
  • Debra Star - Mother
  • Dennis Erdman - Significant Other
  • Darren Star Awards:
  • 2000 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2001 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Winner
  • 1999 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; University of California, Los Angeles, CA (BA in English, 1984)

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