David Cronenberg

Film Director / Screenwriter / Actor / Film Producer | * 03/15/1943 (76) | Toronto, Ontario, Canada
David Paul Cronenberg (born March 15, 1943) is a Canadian filmmaker, writer, and actor. He is one of the principal originators of what is commonly known as the body horror genre, with his films exploring visceral bodily transformation, infection, technology, and the intertwining of the psychological with the physical. In the first third of his career, he explored these themes mostly through horror and science fiction films such as Scanners (1981) and Videodrome (1983), although his work has since expanded beyond these genres. Cronenberg's films have polarized critics and audiences alike; he has earned critical acclaim and has sparked controversy for his depictions of gore and violence. The Village Voice called him "the most audacious and challenging narrative director in the English-speaking world". His films have won numerous awards, including, for Crash, the Special Jury Prize at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival, a unique award that is distinct from the Jury Prize as it is not given annually, but only at the request of the official jury, who in this case gav... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Science Fiction | Horror

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Awards & Nominations for David Cronenberg

Knight of The Legion of Honour Companion of The Order of Canada Chevalier Des Arts Et Des Lettres Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Award for Best Motion Picture Special Prize of The Angoulême Festival Jury Carrosse d'Or Order of Ontario Queen Elizabeth Ii Diamond Jubilee Medal Fellow of The Royal Society of Canada Canada's Walk of Fame

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Movies with David Cronenberg as Actor(35)

as Walter2019 Clifton Hill
as Narrator2016 Ape Sodom
2013 Rewind
as Dr. Molnar (voice)2013 The Nest
as himself2012 Citizens of Cosmopolis
as himself2012 A Special Day
as David CRONENBERG2002 Masters of Horror
as Dr. Wimmer2001 Jason X
as himself2000 The American Nightmare
as Father Rousell1999 Resurrection
as Duncan1998 Last Night
as Postal Supervisor1996 The Stupids
as Hospital Lawyer1996 Extreme Measures
as Man at Lake1995 To Die For
as Crime Boss1995 Blood & Donuts
as Doc Fisher1994 Henry & Verlin
as himself1992 Naked Making Lunch
1992 Blue
as Dr. Philip K. Decker1990 Nightbreed
as Obstetrician (uncredited)1988 Dead Ringers
as Gynecologist1986 The Fly
as Group Supervisor1985 Into the Night
as Max Renn in helmet (uncredited)1983 Videodrome

TV Shows/Series with David Cronenberg as Actor(4)

as Reverend Verrenger2017 Alias Grace
2001 Alias
1998 SexTV

Movies with David Cronenberg as Crew(63)

Writing/Original Story2019 Rabid
Crew/Additional Dialogue2016 Ape Sodom
Directing/Director2014 Maps to the Stars
Directing/Director2013 The Nest
Directing/Director2012 Cosmopolis
Writing/Screenplay2012 Cosmopolis
Directing/Director2011 A Dangerous Method
Directing/Director2007 Eastern Promises
Directing/Director2007 To Each His Own Cinema
Directing/Director2005 A History of Violence
Directing/Director2002 Spider
Production/Producer2002 Spider
Directing/Director2000 Camera
Writing/Writer2000 Camera
Directing/Director1999 eXistenZ
Writing/Screenplay1999 eXistenZ
Production/Producer1999 eXistenZ
Directing/Director1996 Crash
Production/Producer1996 Crash
Writing/Writer1996 Crash
Directing/Director1993 M. Butterfly
Writing/Characters1992 Scanners III: The Takeover
Directing/Director1991 Naked Lunch
Writing/Writer1991 Naked Lunch
Writing/Characters1991 Scanners II: The New Order
Directing/Director1988 Dead Ringers
Writing/Writer1988 Dead Ringers
Production/Producer1988 Dead Ringers
Directing/Director1986 The Fly
Writing/Screenplay1986 The Fly
Directing/Director1983 The Dead Zone
Directing/Director1983 Videodrome
Writing/Writer1983 Videodrome
Directing/Director1981 Scanners
Writing/Writer1981 Scanners
Directing/Director1979 The Brood
Writing/Writer1979 The Brood
Directing/Director1979 Fast Company
Writing/Writer1979 Fast Company
Directing/Director1977 Rabid
Writing/Writer1977 Rabid
Directing/Director1976 The Lie Chair
Directing/Director1976 The Victim
Directing/Director1976 The Italian Machine
Writing/Writer1976 The Italian Machine
Directing/Director1975 Shivers
Writing/Writer1975 Shivers
Directing/Director1972 Secret Weapons
Directing/Director1970 Crimes of the Future
Production/Producer1970 Crimes of the Future
Writing/Writer1970 Crimes of the Future
Editing/Editor1970 Crimes of the Future
Crew/Cinematography1970 Crimes of the Future
Directing/Director1967 From the Drain
Writing/Writer1967 From the Drain
Crew/Cinematography1967 From the Drain
Editing/Editor1967 From the Drain
Directing/Director1966 Transfer
Writing/Writer1966 Transfer

TV Shows/Series with David Cronenberg as Crew(3)

Directing/Director1987 Friday the 13th
Writing/Writer1976 Teleplay
Directing/Director1976 Teleplay

Full Name: David Cronenberg
Citizenship: Canada
Born: Monday, 03/15 1943 (March) in Toronto (current age: 76 years + 94 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Toronto
Member of: Royal Society of Canada
Other names for David Cronenberg (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"데이비드 크로넨버그"
David Cronenberg frequently works together with these people:
Ronald Sanders (17x, Crew)
Howard Shore (16x, Crew)
Carol Spier (14x, Crew)
Peter Suschitzky (13x, Crew)
Denise Cronenberg (12x, Crew)
Deirdre Bowen (11x, Crew)
Wayne Griffin (8x, Crew)
Alastair Gray (7x, Crew)
Don McKellar (6x, Actor)
Sarah Polley (4x, Actress)
J.J. Abrams (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:9328, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 06/09/2019