David Cronenberg Overview

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Born: March 15, 1943

Born in Toronto, Ontario, David Cronenberg began writing gory short stories at an early age. He was fascinated by things like "watching praying mantises eating grasshoppers," and felt that his inclination towards gore set him apart from other youngsters. He studied science at the University of Toronto, switching later to literature. When a college friend made a short film, Cronenberg was "stunned, shocked and exhilarated" by the medium, and said to himself, "I've got to try this!" He made two... See All

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