David Fincher

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Biography

  • Birth Name: David Andrew Leo Fincher
  • Birth Place: Denver, CO
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/28/1962, Virgo
  • Profession: Director; producer
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David Fincher Fast Facts:
  • Briefly lived outside of San Francisco in grade school, while the infamous Zodiac Killer murders were occurring.  Later directed the 2007 film Zodiac about the murders.
  • Lived two doors down from George Lucas while growing up, and worked at the director's Industrial Light & Magic visual-effects company for a few years in the early '80s.
  • Directed a controversial commercial for the American Cancer Society that featured a fetus smoking a cigarette.
  • Directed well-known music videos for Madonna ("Vogue"), Paula Abdul ("Cold Hearted"), Aerosmith ("Janie's Got a Gun") and George Michael ("Freedom '90").
  • Made his feature-film directorial debut in 1992 with the sci-fi sequel Alien³.
  • Cast Rooney Mara as the lead in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) after she played a small role in his previous film, The Social Network (2010).
  • David Fincher Relationships:
  • Donya Fiorentino - Ex-wife
  • Phelix Imogen Fincher - Daughter
  • Erica - Sister
  • Claire Fincher - Mother
  • Cean Chaffin - Significant Other
  • Emily - Sister
  • Jack Fincher - Father
  • David Fincher Awards:
  • 1994 Grammy: Best Music Video - Short Form - Winner
  • 2008 Oscar: Best Achievement in Directing - Nominee
  • 2010 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Director - Winner
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Grammy: Best Music Video - Winner
  • 2010 Oscar: Best Achievement in Directing - Nominee
  • 2008 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Director - Nominee
  • 2011 Golden Globe: Best Director - Motion Picture - Winner
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2014 BAFTA Television Awards: Best International - Nominee
  • 2009 Golden Globe: Best Director - Motion Picture - Nominee

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