Darren Aronofsky is a controversial American filmmaker known for directing films such as 2000's Requiem for a Dream, 2008's The Wrestler and 2010's Black Swan.
He is the son of Charlotte and Abraham Aronofsky. He was once engaged to actress Rachel Weisz, with whom he fathered his first child in 2006.
The Wrestler won him numerous awards, including a Golden Lion Award during the 2008 Venice Film Festival and an Independent Spirit Award. The film also earned two Academy Award nominations.
He caused outrage in Iran with his film The Wrestler, which was strongly condemned by the media in Iran. Many Iranians felt the film insulted their country by portraying it in a negative way.
Now there is so much expertise and brainpower it's hard to be at the cutting edge of what's cool and not do something that's totally geeky.Darren Aronofsky
is a famous American director, producer, and screenwriter,
who was born on
February 12, 1969. As a person born on this date, Darren Aronofsky is listed in our database as the 10th
most popular celebrity for the day (February 12) and the 52nd most popular for the year (1969).
People born on February 12
fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer.
Darren Aronofsky is the 223rd most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Darren Aronofsky's birthday, Darren Aronofsky is the 1526th most famous American and ranks 240th in famous people born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
In general, Darren Aronofsky ranks as the 2662nd
most popular famous person, and the 43rd most popular director of all time.
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