Director known for his dark, solemn style in films like Se7en, The Game, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Zodiac, and Fight Club. His 2008 film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and his 2010 feature The Social Network earned him Academy Award nominations for Best Director.
He began making his own movies at the age of eight after being inspired by the film
He had a child from his marriage to Donya Fiorentino. He has been in a long term relationship with Cean Chaffin since 1996.