Writer Aaron Sorkin made a name for himself with the power of his pen. As an award-winning television writer, screenwriter and playwright, Sorkin continues to wow audiences with films such as "A Few Good Men" and most recently "The Social Network. Here, Sorkin poses with his award for Best Screenplay (Motion Picture) for "The Social Network" in the press room at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 16, 2011, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
In this publicity image released by NBC, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin accepts his award for Best Screenplay for a Motion Picture for the film, "The Social Network" during the Golden Globe Awards, Jan. 16, 2011, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
"The Social Network" instantly became an international hit. Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, left, and actor Jesse Eisenberg pose on the green carpet upon their arrival for the opening screening of the film at the opening of the 23rd Tokyo International Film Festival on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010.
Actors Jesse Eisenberg, left, Andrew Garfield, second from left, Justin Timberlake, center, director David Fincher, second right, and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, right, pose for photographers as they arrive for "The Social Network" premiere, in Paris, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010.
Aaron Sorkin attends Columbia Pictures' and The Cinema Society's screening of "The Social Network" at the School of Visual Arts Theater on Sept. 29, 2010, in New York.
Writer Aaron Sorkin, right, poses with actor Jesse Eisenberg and Sony Pictures Co-Chairman Amy Pascal at the cocktail reception during the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Jan. 30, 2011, in Los Angeles.
Aaron Sorkin, writer of such films as "A Few Good Men" and "Charlie Wilson's War," and creator of the TV series "The West Wing," joined Chris Wragge and Rebecca Jarvis for some "Early Coffee" to discuss his latest film, "The Social Network," on Oct. 2, 2010.
Before "The Social Network," writer Aaron Sorkin created the hit show "The West Wing" as executive producer and writer. The show, created in 1999, went on to win four consecutive Emmy Awards in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003, for Outstanding Drama Series.
Executive producer and writer Aaron Sorkin, center, is congratulated by cast member John Spencer, right, as he accepts the award for Outstanding Drama Series for "The West Wing" during the 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sept. 22, 2002.
Aaron Sorkin, right, is also known as a playwright. Here, Sorkin poses with Hank Azaria, the star of "The Farnsworth Invention," on opening night, Dec. 3, 2007.