If Aaron Sorkin's name sounds familiar, that's not because he's a famous actor or singer. However, he is a well-known and respected figure in show business. That's because he's arguably "Hollywood's most celebrated and scrutinized screenwriter," according to The Hollywood Reporter. That status is, in part, because he "has long been fascinated by the crackling combo of politics, media, and the law," and uses his shows and movies to work out and share the results of that particular passion, Los Angeles Magazine points out. In fact, "[t]hroughout his long, impressive career," he "has dramatized some of the most topical subjects of the day."
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