David Cronenberg

Director | Actor | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
The Fly (1986) | eXistenZ (1999) | Eastern Promises (2007)
AWARDS 
71 wins & 63 nominations More »
BORN 
Mar 15, 1943 (age 74)
HEIGHT 
5' 9" (1.75m)

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Past Film & Video (70 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Tomorrow's ShadowsTomorrow's Shadows (Short) G.O.D.  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Ape SodomApe Sodom (Short) Narrator (voice)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Maps to the StarsMaps to the Stars Director  Less 2014 $15MM $348K / —
  • Primary photo for Mental SaboteurMental Saboteur (Video) Special Thanks  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Scanners Way: Creating the Special Effects in 'Scanners'The Scanners Way: Creating the Special Effects in 'Scanners' (Video) Special Thanks  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Nosferatu vs. Father Pipecock & Sister FunkNosferatu vs. Father Pipecock & Sister Funk Special Thanks  Less 2014 $2MM
  • Primary photo for ConsumedConsumed (Video) Interviewer (voice), Director, Executive Producer, Writer (screenplay), Writer (story)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The DoubleThe Double Thanks  Less 2013 $200K / —
  • Primary photo for The NestThe Nest (Short) Dr. Molnar (voice), Director  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for CandyCandy (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Pacific RimPacific Rim Special Thanks  Less 2013 $190MM $102MM / $411MM
  • Primary photo for Citizens of CosmopolisCitizens of Cosmopolis (Video) Himself, Very Special Thanks  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for CosmopolisCosmopolis Director, Writer (screenplay)  Less 2012 $20MM $744K / $6.1MM
  • Primary photo for Acid Head: The Buzzard Nuts County SlaughterAcid Head: The Buzzard Nuts County Slaughter Special Thanks  Less 2011 CAD 50K
  • Primary photo for Down to SleepDown to Sleep Special Thanks  Less 2011 $2K
  • Primary photo for A Dangerous MethodA Dangerous Method Director  Less 2011 €15MM $5.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Barney's VersionBarney's Version O'Malley Director #2  Less 2010 $7.5MM / $15MM
  • Primary photo for Crank UpCrank Up (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for TubTub (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The PlanThe Plan (Short) Executive Producer  Less 2008 CAD 10K
  • Primary photo for To Each His Own CinemaTo Each His Own Cinema The suicidal man (segment "At the suicide of the last Jew in the world in the last cinema in the world"), Director (segments: At the Suicide of the Last Jew in the World in the Last Cinema in the World)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Eastern PromisesEastern Promises Director  Less 2007 £25MM $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for SkinwalkersSkinwalkers The Producers Wish To Thank  Less 2006 $1MM / —
  • Primary photo for ShortbusShortbus Thanks  Less 2006 $2MM $2MM / $3.1MM
  • Primary photo for Fear of the Flesh: The Making of 'The Fly'Fear of the Flesh: The Making of 'The Fly' (Video) Himself (archive footage), Very Special Thanks  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for A History of ViolenceA History of Violence Director  Less 2005 $32MM $31MM / —
  • Primary photo for SpiderSpider Director, Producer  Less 2002 $8MM $1.6MM / $3.8MM
  • Primary photo for Jason XJason X Dr. Wimmer  Less 2001 $11MM $13MM / $3.8MM
  • Primary photo for Short6Short6 Director (segments: Camera), Writer (segments: Camera)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Resolving PowerResolving Power (Short) Thanks  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Imagining 'Total Recall'Imagining 'Total Recall' (Video) Special Thanks  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for CameraCamera (Short) Director, Writer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for ResurrectionResurrection Father Rousell  Less 1999 $10MM
  • Primary photo for eXistenZeXistenZ Director, Producer, Writer  Less 1999 CAD 31MM $2.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for Last NightLast Night Duncan  Less 1998 $2MM
  • Primary photo for I'm Losing YouI'm Losing You Executive Producer  Less 1998 $13K / —
  • Primary photo for The Grace of GodThe Grace of God Psychiatrist  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for CrashCrash Auto Wreck Salesman (voice) (uncredited), Director, Producer, Writer  Less 1996 $9MM $2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Henry & VerlinHenry & Verlin Doc Fisher  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Extreme MeasuresExtreme Measures Hospital Lawyer  Less 1996 $38MM $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for The StupidsThe Stupids Postal Supervisor  Less 1996 $25MM $2.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for To Die ForTo Die For Man at Lake  Less 1995 $20MM $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for Scanner Cop IIScanner Cop II (Video) Writer (characters)  Less 1995 $4MM
  • Primary photo for Blood & DonutsBlood & Donuts Crime Boss  Less 1995 CAD 350K
  • Primary photo for Trial by JuryTrial by Jury Director  Less 1994 $7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Scanner CopScanner Cop (Video) Writer (characters)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for BoozecanBoozecan Stan Coleburn  Less 1994 $2MM
  • Primary photo for M. ButterflyM. Butterfly Director  Less 1993 $1.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for BlueBlue (Short) Actor  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Scanners III: The TakeoverScanners III: The Takeover (Video) Writer (characters)  Less 1991 CAD 5.4MM
  • Primary photo for Highway 61Highway 61 Special Thanks  Less 1991 $292K / —
  • Primary photo for Naked LunchNaked Lunch Director, Writer  Less 1991 $16MM $2.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for Scanners II: The New OrderScanners II: The New Order Writer (characters)  Less 1991 CAD 5MM
  • Primary photo for NightbreedNightbreed Dr. Philip K. Decker  Less 1990 $11MM $8.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for Dead RingersDead Ringers Obstetrician (uncredited), Director, Producer, Writer  Less 1988 $13MM $9.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for The FlyThe Fly Gynecologist, Director, Writer (screenplay)  Less 1986 $15MM $40MM / $20MM
  • Primary photo for Into the NightInto the Night Group Supervisor  Less 1985 $7.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Dead ZoneThe Dead Zone Director  Less 1983 $10MM $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for VideodromeVideodrome Max Renn in helmet (uncredited), Director, Writer  Less 1983 $6MM $2.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Escape from New YorkEscape from New York Special Thanks  Less 1981 $6MM $25MM / —
  • Primary photo for ScannersScanners Director, Writer  Less 1981 CAD 4.1MM $14MM / —
  • Primary photo for Fast CompanyFast Company Director, Writer (screenplay)  Less 1979 CAD 1.2MM
  • Primary photo for The BroodThe Brood Director, Writer  Less 1979 CAD 1.4MM
  • Primary photo for RabidRabid Director, Writer  Less 1977 CAD 530K
  • Primary photo for ShiversShivers Infected in the crowd / The stabbed shoulder (uncredited), Director, Writer  Less 1975 CAD 179K
  • Primary photo for Across This Land with Stompin' Tom ConnorsAcross This Land with Stompin' Tom Connors Assistant Production Manager  Less 1973 CAD 250K
  • Primary photo for Crimes of the FutureCrimes of the Future Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Producer, Writer  Less 1970 $20K
  • Primary photo for StereoStereo Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Producer, Writer  Less 1969 $4K
  • Primary photo for From the DrainFrom the Drain (Short) Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Writer  Less 1967 $500
  • Primary photo for TransferTransfer (Short) Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Producer, Sound, Writer  Less 1966 $300
Past Television (22 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Alias GraceAlias Grace (TV Series) Reverend Verringer / Reverend ( 6 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 6
    • Part 6 (Nov 3, 2017) Reverend Verringer  Less
    • Part 5 (Nov 3, 2017) Reverend Verringer  Less
    • Part 4 (Nov 3, 2017) Reverend Verringer (credit only)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Pig Goat Banana CricketPig Goat Banana Cricket (TV Series) Dr. Cronenbird ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for RewindRewind (TV Movie) Rourke  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Happy TownHappy Town (TV Series) Dr. Leichman ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for AliasAlias (TV Series) Dr. Brezzel ( 2 episodes, 2003 )  Less 2003 2
  • Primary photo for The JudgeThe Judge (TV Movie) Det. Stobel  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The DirectorsThe Directors (TV Series) Acknowledgment (stills and clips provided by) ( 1 episode, 1999 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Moonshine HighwayMoonshine Highway (TV Movie) Clem Clayton  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Scales of JusticeScales of Justice (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1990–1991 )  Less 1990–1991 2
  • Primary photo for Friday the 13th: The SeriesFriday the 13th: The Series (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for TeleplayTeleplay (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1976 ) , Director ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Peep ShowPeep Show (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1976 )  Less 1976 2
  • Primary photo for Don ValleyDon Valley (TV Short) Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Writer  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Fort YorkFort York (TV Short) Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Writer  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for In the DirtIn the Dirt (TV Short) Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Writer  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for LakeshoreLakeshore (TV Short) Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Writer  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Programme XProgramme X (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Scarborough BluffsScarborough Bluffs (TV Short) Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Writer  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Winter GardenWinter Garden (TV Short) Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Writer  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Jim Ritchie SculptorJim Ritchie Sculptor (TV Movie) Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Producer, Writer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Letter from MichelangeloLetter from Michelangelo (TV Movie) Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Writer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for TourettesTourettes (TV Movie) Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Writer  Less 1971
Self (77 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (10 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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