David Cronenberg (born March 15, 1943) is a Canadian director, producer, screenwriter and actor. He was born in Toronto, Ontario. He is of Jewish descent.
Genre of his films is body horror. Many of them are considered classic of this genre.
Cronenberg's work includes: Rabid, The Brood, Scanners, Videodrome, The Fly, Dead Ringers, Crash, A History of Violence, Eastern Promises and A Dangerous Method.