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David Cronenberg

Name in Native Language: "David Paul Cronenberg" (English/EN)
Film Director / Screenwriter / Actor / Film Producer | * 03/15/1943 (79) | Toronto, Ontario (Canada)
David Paul Cronenberg (born March 15, 1943) is a Canadian film director, screenwriter, 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 and the intertwining of the psychological, the physical, and the technological. Cronenberg is best known for exploring these themes through sci-fi horror films such as Shivers (1975), Scanners (1981), Videodrome (1983) and The Fly (1986), though he has also directed dramas, psychological thrillers and gangster films. 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 the Special Jury Prize for Crash ()
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David Paul Cronenberg (born March 15, 1943) is a Canadian writer-director. He is one of the principal originators of what is commonly known as the 'body horror' or 'venereal horror' genre. This style of filmmaking explores people's fears of bodily transformation and infection. In his films, the psychological is typically intertwined with the physical. In the first half of his career, he explored these themes mostly through horror and science fiction, although his work has since expanded beyond these genres. He has been called "the most audacious and challenging narrative director in the English-speaking world." 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.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Science Fiction

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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 Canadian Screen 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 Jury Prize (Cannes Film Festival) Officer of The Order of Canada European Film Award for Best Non-European Film

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Movies with David Cronenberg as Actor(51)

as Dr. Klausner2020 Falling
as Narrator2016 Ape Sodom
as G.O.D. (voice)2016 Tomorrow's Shadows
as Rourke2013 Rewind
as Dr. Molnar (voice)2013 The Nest
as himself2012 Citizens of Cosmopolis
as himself2012 A Special Day
as Self (archive footage)2010 Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics
as O'Malley Director #22010 Barney's Version
as himself2008 On Screen!: Shivers
as himself2006 Acts of Violence
as himself2002 Masters of Horror
as Dr. Wimmer2001 Jason X
as himself2000 The American Nightmare
as Father Rousell1999 Resurrection
as Duncan1998 Last Night
as Auto Wreck Salesman (voice, uncredited)1996 Crash
as Clem Clayton1996 Moonshine Highway
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 Director1994 Trial by Jury
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
as Infected Crowd Member1975 Shivers
as Webbed feet (uncredited)1970 Crimes of the Future

TV Shows/Series with David Cronenberg as Actor(8)

as Reverend Verrenger2017 Alias Grace
as Kovich2017 Star Trek: Discovery
as Spencer2016 Slasher
2001 Alias
1998 SexTV
as himself1998 SexTV
as himself1995 Kulturzeit

Movies with David Cronenberg as Crew(89)

Directing/Director2022 Crimes of the Future
Writing/Writer2022 Crimes of the Future
Directing/Director2021 The Death of David Cronenberg
Writing/Original Film Writer2019 Rabid
Crew/Additional Dialogue2016 Ape Sodom
Crew/Thanks2014 The Double
Directing/Director2014 Maps to the Stars
Directing/Director2013 The Nest
Writing/Writer2013 The Nest
Crew/Thanks2013 Pacific Rim
Directing/Director2012 Cosmopolis
Writing/Screenplay2012 Cosmopolis
Directing/Director2011 A Dangerous Method
Directing/Director2007 Eastern Promises
Directing/Director2007 To Each His Own Cinema
Crew/Thanks2006 Shortbus
Directing/Director2005 A History of Violence
Directing/Director2002 Spider
Production/Producer2002 Spider
Directing/Director2001 Short6
Writing/Writer2001 Short6
Directing/Director2000 Camera
Writing/Writer2000 Camera
Directing/Director1999 eXistenZ
Production/Producer1999 eXistenZ
Writing/Screenplay1999 eXistenZ
Directing/Director1996 Crash
Production/Producer1996 Crash
Writing/Writer1996 Crash
Writing/Characters1995 Scanner Cop II
Writing/Characters1994 Scanner Cop
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
Production/Producer1988 Dead Ringers
Writing/Writer1988 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
Crew/Thanks1981 Escape from New York
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 Italian Machine
Writing/Writer1976 The Italian Machine
Directing/Director1975 Shivers
Writing/Writer1975 Shivers
Production/Production Manager1973 Across This Land with Stompin' Tom Connors
Directing/Director1972 Don Valley
Directing/Director1972 In the Dirt
Directing/Director1972 Fort York
Directing/Director1972 Winter Garden
Directing/Director1972 Lakeshore
Directing/Director1972 Scarborough Bluffs
Directing/Director1972 Secret Weapons
Directing/Director1971 Tourrettes
Directing/Director1971 Letter from Michelangelo
Directing/Director1971 Jim Ritchie Sculptor
Crew/Cinematography1970 Crimes of the Future
Directing/Director1970 Crimes of the Future
Editing/Editor1970 Crimes of the Future
Production/Producer1970 Crimes of the Future
Writing/Writer1970 Crimes of the Future
Camera/Director of Photography1970 Crimes of the Future
Crew/Cinematography1967 From the Drain
Directing/Director1967 From the Drain
Editing/Editor1967 From the Drain
Writing/Writer1967 From the Drain
Crew/Cinematography1966 Transfer
Directing/Director1966 Transfer
Editing/Editor1966 Transfer
Production/Producer1966 Transfer
Sound/Sound1966 Transfer
Writing/Writer1966 Transfer

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

Directing/Director1987 Friday the 13th: The Series
Writing/Writer1976 Teleplay
Directing/Director1976 Teleplay

Full Name: David Cronenberg
Citizenship: Canada
Born: Monday, 03/15 1943 (March) in Toronto, Ontario (Canada) (current age: 79 years + 108 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Toronto
Member of: Royal Society of Canada
Children: Brandon Cronenberg, Caitlin Cronenberg
Other names for David Cronenberg (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"데이비드 크로넨버그"
"David Paul Cronenberg"
"Девід Кроненберґ"
David Cronenberg frequently works together with these people:
Ronald Sanders (21x, Crew)
Howard Shore (20x, Crew)
Carol Spier (18x, Crew)
Deirdre Bowen (16x, Crew)
Denise Cronenberg (14x, Crew)
Peter Suschitzky (14x, Crew)
Viggo Mortensen (10x, Actor)
Wayne Griffin (8x, Crew)
Pierre David (8x, Crew)
Joe Blasco (8x, Crew)
Alex Kurtzman (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:9328, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 06/16/2022