Araki, Gregg

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Araki, Gregg Gender: M
Gregg Yoshio Araki
born on 17 December 1959 at 19:21 (= 7:21 PM )
Place Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 25°27' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 27°40 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 00°09'

Gregg Araki
photo: Vegafi, license gfdl


American filmmaker and television series director of Japanese heritage and ambiguous sexuality, considered a leading light of "New Queer Cinema." His film Kaboom (2010) was the first winner of the Cannes Film Festival Queer Palm.

He made his first feature film Three Bewildered People in the Night in 1987. His The Long Weekend (O`Despair) won the 1989 Los Angeles Film Critics Prize for Best Independent Feature.

His later film work includes The Living End (1992), The Doom Generation (1995), Totally F***ed Up (1994), Nowhere (1997), Splendor (1999) and Mysterious Skin (2004).

After directing episodes of various TV series since 2000, he created, directed and co-produced Now Apocalypse a comedy series that aired for one season of ten episodes from 10 March to 12 May 2019 on Starz.

His films and TV series, with their existential themes and raging messages, often feature gay, bisexual and other queer characters.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1987 (First widely released film)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from birth certificate in hand.


  • Traits : Body : Race (Asian, Japanese)
  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (BA, MFA)
  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted
  • Passions : Sexuality : Bi-Sexual
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Film and TV)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer (Film and TV)
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Film and TV)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Film)