Atom Egoyan
Date of Birth
Jul 19, 1960
Birth Place:
Cairo, Egypt

Biography

One of the most distinctive members of the film industry -- Canadian or otherwise -- to emerge in the 1990s, director, writer, editor, and producer Atom Egoyan has left an indelible imprint on audiences everywhere with his haunting, beautifully wrought work. The son of Armenian refugees, Egoyan was born July 19, 1960, in Cairo, Egypt. His family moved to Victoria, British Columbia, in 1963, and...