David Fincher Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Movies and Net Worth

David Fincher Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Movies and Net Worth

David Fincher Biography

David Fincher (David Andrew Leo Fincher) is an American film director, television director, film producer, and music video director. Fincher was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) and also The Social Network (2010). For the Social Network, Fincher won the Golden Globe Award for Best Director and the BAFTA Award for Best Direction.

Fincher is also known for having directed Alien 3 in his directorial debut. He is then most known for films in the thriller genre, including Seven (1995), The Game (1997), Fight Club (1999), Panic Room (2002), Zodiac (2007), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) and Gone Girl (2014).

David was also instrumental in the creation of the Netflix series House of Cards (2013–2018) and also Mindhunter (2017–present). Fincher’s films Zodiac and The Social Network are ranked in BBC’s 100 Greatest Films of the 21st Century.

David moved to Ashland, Oregon in his teens, where he graduated from Ashland High School. Fincher directed plays and designed sets and lighting after school. He was a non-union projectionist at a second-run movie theater, production assistant at the local television news station KOBI in Medford, Oregon, and also took on other odd jobs such as fry cook, busboy, and also a dishwasher.

He began making movies at age eight with an 8mm camera inspired by Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969).

He was employed at Korty Films as a production head. Fincher then moved up the ranks and also became a visual effects producer, where he worked on the animated Twice Upon a Time (1983). Fincher was hired by Industrial Light & Magic in 1983 as an assistant cameraman and also matte photographer. He also worked on Return of the Jedi (1983) and Indiana Jones and also the Temple of Doom (1984).

David Fincher

Fincher left ILM to direct a commercial for the American Cancer Society that depicted a fetus smoking a cigarette in 1984. The commercial quickly brought Fincher to the attention of producers in Los Angeles, and he was then given the chance to direct the 1985 Rick Springfield documentary The Beat of the Live Drum. Set on a directing career, David co-founded video-production company Propaganda Films and also started off directing music videos and commercials.

David Fincher Age

David Andrew Leo Fincher was born on August 28, 1962, in Denver, Colorado, USA.

David Fincher Family

Fincher was born to Claire Mae (née Boettcher), a mental health nurse from South Dakota who worked in drug addiction programs, and his father Howard Kelly “Jack” Fincher, an author from Oklahoma who then worked as a reporter and bureau chief for Life. His father died of cancer in April 2003.

David knew from a young age he wanted to go into filmmaking. When he was two years old, his family moved to San Anselmo, California, where also filmmaker George Lucas was one of his neighbors.

David Fincher Wife

Fincher married film producer Ceán Chaffin in 1996. Fincher was previously married to model–photographer Donya Fiorentino (born 1967) in 1990 and they divorced in 1995.

David Fincher Daughter

Donya and David have a daughter, Phelix Imogen Fincher, born in 1994.

David Fincher Next Movie

  • World War Z

David Fincher New Movie

  • World War Z 2
  • The Girl in the Spider’s Web
  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Captain Nemo
  • Aerosmith: Big Ones You Can Look at

David Fincher Upcoming Movies

  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Captain Nemo
  • Aerosmith: Big Ones You Can Look at

David Fincher Movies List

  • Alien 3 (1992)
  • Seven (1995)
  • The Game (1997)
  • Fight Club (1999)
  • Panic Room (2002)
  • Zodiac (2007)
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
  • The Social Network (2010)
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
  • Gone Girl (2014)
  • World War Z 2 (TBA)

David Fincher Music

Some of his music videos include:

  • Dance This World Away”, Rick Springfield (1984)
  • “Celebrate Youth”, Rick Springfield (1984)
  • “Bop Til You Drop”, Rick Springfield (1984)
  • “Shame”, The Motels (1985)
  • “Shock”, The Motels (1985)
  • “Celebrate Youth”, Rick Springfield (1985)
  • “All The Love In The World”, The Outfield (1986)
  • “We Don’t Have to Take Our Clothes Off”, Jermaine Stewart (1986)
  • “Everytime You Cry”, The Outfield (1986)
  • “One Simple Thing”, Stabilizers (1986)
  • “Stay”, Howard Hewett (1986)
  • “She Comes On”, Wire Train (1987)
  • “Endless Nights”, Eddie Money (1987)
  • “Downtown Train”, Patty Smyth (1987)
  • “I Don’t Mind At All”, Bourgeois Tagg (1987)
  • “Notorious”, Loverboy (1987)
  • “Love Will Rise Again”, Loverboy (1987)
  • “Johnny B”, The Hooters[65] (1987)
  • “Storybook Love”, Willy DeVille (from The Princess Bride) (1987)
  • “Can I Hold You”, Colin Hay (1987)
  • “No Surrender”, The Outfield (1987)
  • “Say You Will”, Foreigner (1987)
  • “Don’t Tell Me The Time”, Martha Davis (1987)
  • “Tell It To the Moon”, Martha Davis (1988)
  • “Heart of Gold”, Johnny Hates Jazz (1988)
  • “Englishman in New York”, Sting[65] (1988)
  • “Shattered Dreams” (second version),
    Johnny Hates Jazz (1988)
  • “Get Rhythm”, Ry Cooder (1988)
  • “Most of All”, Jody Watley (1988)

David Fincher Oscar

  • Best Director
    2011 · The Social Network
  • Best Director
    2009 · The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

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