Aaron Sorkin


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in New York, New York, The United States
June 09, 1961

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Aaron Benjamin Sorkin is an American screenwriter, producer and playwright, whose works include A Few Good Men, The American President, The West Wing, Sports Night and The Farnsworth Invention.

After graduating from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Musical Theatre in 1983, Sorkin spent much of the 1980s in New York as a struggling, largely unemployed actor. He found his passion in writing plays, and quickly established himself as a young promising playwright. His stageplay A Few Good Men caught the attention of Hollywood producer David Brown, who bought the film rights before the play even premiered.

Castle Rock Entertainment hired Sorkin to adapt A Few Good Men for the big screen. The movie, directed by Rob Reiner,
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Average rating: 4.26 · 2,508 ratings · 138 reviews · 20 distinct worksSimilar authors
A Few Good Men

4.24 avg rating — 1,157 ratings — published 1990 — 3 editions
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The Social Network - screen...

4.15 avg rating — 454 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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The West Wing Script Book

4.59 avg rating — 324 ratings — published 2002 — 3 editions
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The Farnsworth Invention

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The West Wing Seasons 3 & 4...

4.62 avg rating — 148 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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Steve Jobs - screenplay

4.30 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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The Trial of the Chicago 7:...

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Molly's Game

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To Kill a Mockingbird

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Hidden in this Picture

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“I love writing, but hate starting. The page is awfully white and it says, 'You may have fooled some of the people some of the time but those days are over, Giftless. I'm not your agent and I'm not your mommy: I'm a white piece of paper. You wanna dance with me?' and I really, really don't. I'll go peaceable-like.”
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“Toby Zeigler: There's literally no one in the world I don't hate right now.”
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“I'm a registered Republican, I only seem liberal because I believe that hurricanes are caused by high barometric pressure and not gay marriage.”
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