Aaron Sorkin, Writer The West Wing. Aaron Sorkin grew up in Scarsdale, a suburb of New York City where he was very involved in his high school drama and .Aaron Benjamin Sorkin born is an American screenwriter, director, producer, and playwright. His works include the Broadway plays A Few Good . On a late summer evening, Aaron Sorkin wandered into a pizza shop, folded himself into a counter seat and ordered a plain slice, with a Pepsi . Aaron Sorkin is nominated for this third Academy Award, so from “The West Wing ” to “A Few Good Men,” here are his other iconic works.. And you know Aaron Sorkin? Writer, director, crafter of crackling dialogue, notable enemy of modern technology? I used to think he was a snob .