Darren Star (born July 25, 1961) is an American producer, director, and writer of film and television. He is best known for creating the television series Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–2000), Melrose Place (1992–1999), Sex and the City (1998–2004), and Younger (2015–present).
|Born||July 25, 1961|
Potomac, Maryland, U.S.
|Occupation||Film, television producer, director, writer|
He created the television series Beverly Hills, 90210 and Melrose Place, and he was the creator and a writer for the HBO series Sex and the City.
He also worked on Central Park West (1995), Grosse Pointe (2000), The $treet (2000), Miss Match (2003), Kitchen Confidential (2005), Runaway (2006) and Cashmere Mafia (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.
Star is openly gay. He is Jewish and has residences in New York City and Los Angeles. His main residence is in Bel Air, Los Angeles. It originally was designed by architect John Byers in the late 1930s, redesigned by James Dolena in 1960, and later renovated by Mark Rios.
- Melrose Place (1992–1995)
- Beverly Hills, 90210 (1992–1995)
- Central Park West (1995–1996)
- Sex and the City (1998–2000)
- The Street (2000)
- Grosse Pointe (2000–2001)
- Miss Match (2003)
- Kitchen Confidential (2005)
- Runaway (2006)
- Cashmere Mafia (2008)
- GCB (2012)
- Younger (2015–present)
- Emily in Paris (2019)
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- Mayer Rus, Darren Star's Bel Air Home, Architectural Digest, 2012