Darren Aronofsky

Film Producer / Film Director / Screenwriter / Writer | * 02/12/1969 (52) | Brooklyn, New York (United States of America (USA))
Darren Aronofsky (born February 12, 1969) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. His films are noted for their surrealism, melodramatic, and disturbing elements, often based in psychological fictions. Aronofsky attended Harvard University, where he studied film and social anthropology, and then the American Film Institute where he studied directing. He won several film awards after completing his senior thesis film, Supermarket Sweep, which went on to become a National Student Academy Award finalist. Aronofsky's feature debut, the surrealist psychological thriller Pi, was shot in November 1997. The low-budget, $60,000 production, starring Sean Gullette, was sold to Artisan Entertainment for $1 million, and grossed over $3 million; Aronofsky won the Directing Award at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival and an Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay. Aronofsky's follow-up, the psychological drama Requiem for a Dream, was based on the novel of the same name by Hubert Selby Jr. The film garnered strong reviews and recei... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Darren Aronofsky

Academy Award for Best Director Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Director

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Movies with Darren Aronofsky as Actor(9)

as Himself/The Director2021 Within the Ring
as himself2017 From Jackie to Camelot
as Self - Director of 'Requiem for a Dream'2006 This Film Is Not Yet Rated
as Visitor (uncredited)2000 Requiem for a Dream

TV Shows/Series with Darren Aronofsky as Actor(3)

Movies with Darren Aronofsky as Crew(46)

Production/Executive Producer2022 Catch the Fair One
Production/Producer2021 Some Kind of Heaven
Production/Producer2021 The Good Nurse
Crew/Thanks2021 Esther's Choice
Production/Executive Producer2021 The Vandal
Directing/Director2021 The Whale
Production/Producer2021 The Whale
Production/Producer2021 XOXO
Directing/Director2021 Adrift
Writing/Screenplay2021 Adrift
Crew/Thanks2020 Last and First Men
Production/Executive Producer2019 Serendipity
Production/Producer2019 Pacified
Production/Producer2018 White Boy Rick
Directing/Director2017 mother!
Production/Producer2017 mother!
Writing/Writer2017 mother!
Production/Producer2017 Aftermath
Production/Producer2016 Jackie
Production/Executive Producer2015 Zipper
Directing/Director2014 Noah
Production/Producer2014 Noah
Writing/Writer2014 Noah
Crew/Thanks2011 Another Happy Day
Directing/Director2010 Black Swan
Production/Executive Producer2010 The Fighter
Directing/Director2008 The Wrestler
Production/Producer2008 The Wrestler
Directing/Director2006 The Fountain
Writing/Screenplay2006 The Fountain
Writing/Author2006 The Fountain
Production/Producer2002 Below
Writing/Screenplay2002 Below
Directing/Director2000 Requiem for a Dream
Writing/Screenplay2000 Requiem for a Dream
Directing/Director1998 Pi
Writing/Screenplay1998 Pi
Directing/Second Unit Director1996 Phat Beach
Directing/Second Assistant Director1995 Soldier Boyz
Directing/Director1994 No Time
Directing/Director1993 Protozoa
Writing/Screenplay1993 Protozoa
Directing/Director1991 Fortune Cookie
Production/Producer1991 Fortune Cookie
Directing/Director1991 Supermarket Sweep
Writing/Screenplay1991 Supermarket Sweep

TV Shows/Series with Darren Aronofsky as Crew(2)

Creator/Creator2021 Limitless with Chris Hemsworth
Production/Executive Producer2018 One Strange Rock

Additional Information

Full Name: Darren Aronofsky
Born: Wednesday, 02/12 1969 (February) in Brooklyn, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 52 years + 300 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: Nahuatl
Educated at: Harvard University, AFI Conservatory, Edward R. Murrow High School
Other names for Darren Aronofsky (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Даррен Аронофски"
"دارين أرنوفسكي"
"대런 애러노프스키"
"Ντάρεν Αρονόφσκι"
Darren Aronofsky frequently works together with these people:
Scott Franklin (14x, Crew)
Ari Handel (13x, Crew)
Matthew Libatique (12x, Crew)
Niko Tavernise (11x, Crew)
Mary Vernieu (10x, Crew)
Clint Mansell (9x, Crew)
Andrew Weisblum (8x, Crew)
Craig Henighan (8x, Crew)
Mark Margolis (7x, Actor)
Eric Watson (7x, Crew)
Nic Stacey (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2213, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/11/2021