Atom Egoyan

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Birthday
19, 1960
Birthplace
Cairo, Egypt
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
19, 1960 (age 58)
Birthplace
Cairo, Egypt

About

Canadian director of critically acclaimed films The Sweet Hereafter and Exotica.

Before Fame

He became interested in writing plays as a teenager and graduated from Trinity College at the University of Toronto.

Trivia

He was named Atom to mark the completion of Egypt's first nuclear reactor.

Family Life

His sister Eve was a concert pianist. He married actress Arsinee Khanjian.

Associated With

He cited the Ingmar Bergman film Persona in his interview for the book The Film That Changed My Life.