Birth Name: Gregg Y. Araki
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: December 17, 1959
Gregg Araki is an American independent filmmaker and film director. He has directed the films Three Bewildered People in the Night, The Living End, The Long Weekend (O’ Despair), Totally F***ed Up, The Doom Generation, Nowhere, Splendor, Mysterious Skin, Smiley Face, Kaboom, and White Bird in a Blizzard.
He was born in Los Angeles, California, to second-generation Japanese-American parents. He was raised near Santa Barbara, California.
Gregg’s maternal grandfather’s surname was Noritake.