July 25, 1961 |
Potomac, Maryland, U.S.
|Occupation||Film, television producer, director, writer|
Darren Bennett Star (born July 25, 1961) is an American producer, director and writer for film and television. He is best known for creating the television series Melrose Place, Beverly Hills, 90210 and Sex and the City.
He also worked on CBS' Central Park West (1995), The WB's Grosse Pointe (2000), Fox's The $treet (2000), NBC's Miss Match (2003), Kitchen Confidential (2005), The CW's Runaway (2006) and ABC's Cashmere Mafia, which premiered in 2008. He was the producer of Sex and the City: The Movie, which was released in 2008 and its sequel, Sex and the City 2 which was released in 2010.
In 2002, he was the recipient of the Austin Film Festival's Outstanding Television Writer Award. HBO reportedly planned a Star-penned pilot for a series tentatively titled "Diary of a Manhattan Call Girl".
Star is openly gay, Jewish and has residences in New York City and Los Angeles. His main residence is in Bel Air, Los Angeles. It was originally designed by architect John Byers in the late 1930s, redesigned by James Dolena in 1960, and recently renovated by Mark Rios.
- Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990-2000)
- Melrose Place (1992-1999)
- Central Park West (1995-1996)
- Sex and the City (1998-2004)
- Grosse Pointe (2000-2001)
- Miss Match (2003)
- 90210 (2008-2013)
- Niños ricos, pobres padres (2009-2010)
- Melrose Place (2009-2010)
- GCB (2012)
- Younger (2015-)
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- Project Angel Food Board
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- Mayer Rus, Darren Star's Bel Air Home, Architectural Digest, 2012