||Atom is a Canadian citizen of Armenian descent.
||In December 2010, Atom Egoyan said to The Toronto Star (a newspaper in Canada) that Chloe (2009) had made more money than any of his previous films.
||Was member of the dramatic jury at the Sundance Film Festival in 1995.
||Head of jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2003
||Member of jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1996
||One of his favorite movies is Sergei Parajanov's The Color of Pomegranates (1969), his best friend Mikhail Vartanov's most favorite film.
||(Ottawa, Sept. 23, 1999) Created an Officer of the Order of Canada by Governor-General Roméo Leblanc.
||He and his actress wife, Arsinée Khanjian, have a son, Arshile.
||Plays classical guitar
||Graduated University of Toronto, B.A. International Relations, 1982.
||Parents Joseph and Shushan(nee Devletian) painted, but also ran a furniture store.
||His wife Arsinée Khanjian appears in almost all his movies, except Chloe (2009).