- 23 Sep 1963
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Alexander "Alex" Proyas (born 23 September 1963) is an Greek Australian film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for directing the science fiction films The Crow, Dark City, I, Robot and Knowing. He employs a dark and stylized way of filming, usually in a post-apocalyptic setting. Throughout his career, his films have acquired a cult following. Description above from the Wikipedia article Alex Proyas, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.