Birth Name: David Paul Cronenberg
Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth: March 15, 1943
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
David Cronenberg is a Canadian filmmaker, writer, and actor.
He is the son of Esther (Sumberg), a musician, and Milton Cronenberg, a writer and editor. Milton was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and Esther was born in Toronto; all of his grandparents were from Lithuania.
David was married to film editor Carolyn Zeifman, until her death. David has a daughter with his former wife Margaret Hindson, and two children, writer and director Brandon Cronenberg and photographer and director Caitlin Cronenberg, with Carolyn.