Currently alive, at 56 years of age.
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1961 – He was born the 9th day of June on this year.
1983 – He graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Musical Theatre.
1990 – He wrote two other screenplays at Castle Rock for the films Malice and The American President.
1998 – He created the TV comedy series Sports Night for the ABC network. Sports Night’s second season was its last, and in 1999 overlapped with the debut of Sorkin’s next TV series, the multiple Emmy-award-winning political drama The West Wing, this time for the NBC network.
2006 – After a three year hiatus, he returned to television with a dramedy called Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, about the backstage drama at a late night sketch comedy show, once again for the NBC network.
2007 – His most recent feature film screenplay is Charlie Wilson’s War, which is set to open in movie theaters on Christmas day of this year.