David Cronenberg | Biography
A prominent Canadian filmmaker and actor, David Paul Cronenberg better known as “David Cronenberg” was born on 15th March, 1943 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. David is best known as principal originators of veneral horror genre movies. He was born to a writer and editor, Milton Cronenberg and mucisian, Esther. Being a parent related to the movies, he became curious and interested toward the movie world since he was a child. David completed his high school education from the ‘Harbord Collegiate Institute’. He had a keen interest in science while studying at the college. David started to take interest toward the movie when he watched the movie ‘Winter Kept Us Warm’. Then he started learning the art of fimmaking. After gaining knowledge of making movies, he made two 16mm movies. In the year 1967, he came back to Canada and completed his graduation from the ‘University College’.
Talking about his career journey, after making two short sketch movies he made partnership deal with recent world’s renowned movie director and producer, Ivan Reitman. Throughout the period of 1970s, his movies were financed by the Canadian government. His signature style body horror movies like ‘Shivers’ made him one of the talented filmmaker of Canadian movie world. David gained wide attention and appreciation for his incredible work in 1977 horror movie ‘Rabid’. He became more popular with the movie. His next appreciable work came in the science fiction drama movie ‘Naked Lunch’. He also wrote a screenplay of the movie. In the year 1996, he gained further appreciation from the critics and audiences as director of the psychological thriller movie ‘Crash’. Likewise, he continued to show his incredible movie skills through his movies like ‘The Dead Zone’, ‘Basic Instinct’, ‘A History of Violence’, ‘Eastern Promises’, ‘The Brood’and ‘The Dead Zone’. Besides his exceptional work as director and screenwriter, he has also appeared as an actor in the movies ‘Into The Night’, ‘Jason X’, ‘To Die For’ and ‘Blood and Donuts’. David is currently working in the satire drama movie ‘Maps to the Stars’.
Moving towards his personal life biography, this multi-talented movie personality is a married man. He got married to production assistant of the movie ‘Rabid’, Carolyn Zeifman. David was first got married to Margaret Hindon in the year 1972. He has one daughter named Cassandra Cronenberg from his marital relation with Margaret. After living seven years with Cassandra, he ended his relation with divorce in 1979. Currently, he is living peaceful life with his present wife, Carolyn. He has two children named Caitlin and Brandon from being in a marital relation with his wife. There is no news of any conflict and divorce published between the couple yet.
Cronenberg is a dashing movie personality. Even after reaching at the old age of 71, he has not lost his passion and energy towards his work. He still looks energetic and passionate about the movies. David has an exemplified height of 6 feet 1 inches and weight of 75 kg. With his powerful personality, he has been successful to gain huge appreciation and recognition in the movie world. For his immense contribution towards movie industry, he has been awarded with various prestigious awards. He was honored with the ‘Special Jury Prize’ at 1996 Cannes Film Festival for his exceptional work in the movie ‘Crash’. He was inducted into ‘Canada’s Walk of Fame’ in the year 1999. David has gained both recognition and rewards from his career. At the start of 2014, he has accumulated total net worth amount of $15 million dollars. More information about him can be gathered from the wiki and IMDb. His fans can follow his recent news and updates from his twitter account @DavidCronenberg.