David Andrew Leo Fincher (born August 28, 1962) is an American film director and music video director. Fincher was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) and The Social Network (2010). For The Social Network, Fincher won the Golden Globe Award for Best Director and the BAFTA Award for Best Direction. His most recent film is The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), an English-language adaptation of Stieg Larsson's novel of the same name. He is currently the executive producer of House of Cards.
- Fincher was executive producer of the Halo 4 "Scanned" launch trailer; the Halo franchise has referenced and drawn inspiration from the Alien franchise several times.