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Biography #2 (for Iron Man)

Jon Favreau is a true multi-hyphenate. After getting his break as an actor in Rudy, Favreau went on to establish himself as a writer of considerable talent with the acclaimed hipster comedy Swingers. Since then, he has continued to challenge himself with a variety of eclectic projects.

Prior to Iron Man, Favreau directed Zathura, a children's adventure film starring Tim Robbins, for Radar Pictures and Sony Entertainment. In 2003, Favreau directed the acclaimed holiday smash hit Elf starring Will Ferrell, for New Line Cinema. Favreau made his feature film directorial debut with Made, a script he wrote and starred in opposite Vince Vaughn and Sean Puffy Combs for Artisan Entertainment.

In front of the camera, Favreau was most recently seen opposite Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston in Universal Pictures' The Break-Up. He next appears in Four Christmases opposite Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon, which will be released on November 14, 2008. Favreau was also seen alongside Kirsten Dunst and Paul Bettany in Universal Pictures' Wimbledon, in Sony Pictures Entertainment's Something's Gotta Give, and in the Mark Steven Johnson film Daredevil with Ben Affleck, an adaptation of the Marvel Comics franchise for 20th Century Fox-Regency Enterprises. He also portrayed legendary heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano in the MGM biopic Rocky Marciano.

Favreau's other feature film credits include Love and Sex opposite Famke Janssen, The Replacements with Keanu Reeves, Very Bad Things opposite Christian Slater and Cameron Diaz, and Deep Impact with Robert Duvall, Morgan Freeman and Vanessa Redgrave.

Favreau's television credits include a recurring role on Friends and a special appearance on HBO's critically acclaimed The Sopranos, playing himself. Favreau also added the title of show runner to his multi-hyphenate list of credits as the creator, producer and host of the critically acclaimed and Emmynominated IFC series Dinner for Five.

Bio courtesy Paramount for "Iron Man" (02-May-2008)


Biography #3 (for Wimbledon)

Actor / Writer / Director / Producer Jon Favreau is a true multi-hyphenate. After establishing himself as an actor and writer of considerable talent with the acclaimed hipster comedy Swingers, he has continued to challenge himself with a variety of eclectic projects. Most recently, Favreau directed the acclaimed holiday smash hit Elf, starring Will Ferrell for New Line Films. Favreau made his feature film directorial debut with Made, a script he wrote and starred in opposite Vince Vaughn and Sean Puffy Combs for Artisan Entertainment.

Favreau was most recently seen in Columbia Pictures' Something's Gotta Give for director Nancy Meyers; and the Mark Steven Johnson film, Daredevil, with Ben Affleck, an adaptation of the Marvel Comics franchise for 20th Century Fox-Regency Enterprises. He also starred in a career-defining turn portraying legendary heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano in the MGM biopic Marciano. Favreau's other feature film credits include Love and Sex, opposite Famke Janssen; The Replacements, with Keanu Reeves; Very Bad Things, opposite Christian Slater and Cameron Diaz; and Deep Impact, with Robert Duvall, Morgan Freeman and Vanessa Redgrave.

Favreau's television credits include a recurring role on the popular NBC situation comedy Friends and a special appearance on HBO's critically acclaimed The Sopranos, playing himself. Favreau can also add the title of showrunner to his multi-hyphenate list of credits, as the creator, producer and host of the critically acclaimed IFC series Dinner for Five, which is entering its third season this fall.

Currently, Favreau is readying to direct Zathura, a children's adventure film starring Tim Robbins for Radar Pictures and Sony Entertainment.

Bio courtesy Universal Pictures for "Wimbledon" (18-Sep-2004)


Biography #4 (for Elf)

Jon Favreau made his feature film directorial debut with Made, a script he wrote and starred in opposite Vince Vaughn and Sean Puffy Combs. After establishing himself as an actor and writer of considerable talent with the acclaimed hipster comedy, Swingers, Favreau has continued to challenge himself with a variety of eclectic projects.

Favreau is next set to direct Dreamwork's Date School starring Drew Barrymore for Red Hour Films.

Favreau will next be seen in Universal Pictures Wimbledon opposite Kirsten Dunst and Paul Bettany, and Columbia Pictures' Something's Gotta Give with Jack Nicholson for director, Nancy Meyers.

Favreau was most recently seen in Mark Steven Johnson's film Daredevil with Ben Affleck, an adaptation of the Marvel Comics franchise for The 20th Century Fox-Regency Enterprises. He also starred in a career-defining turn portraying legendary heavyweight champion, Rocky Marciano, in the MGM biopic Marciano. Favreau's other feature film credits include Love and Sex opposite Famke Janssen; The Replacements with Keanu Reeves; Very Bad Things, opposite Christian Slater and Cameron Diaz; and Deep Impact with Robert Duvall, Morgan Freeman, and Vanessa Redgrave.

Favreau's television credits include a recurring role on the popular situation comedy Friends; and a special appearance on HBO's critically acclaimed The Sopranos, playing himself. He is also the creator, producer and host of the IFC series Dinner for Five.

Bio courtesy New Line Cinema for "Elf" (01-Jan-2000)


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