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Jon Favreau

Multitalented director, writer and actor, Jon Favreau, helmed the mega blockbuster hits Iron Man and Iron Man 2, starring Robert Downey Jr., for Paramount Pictures and Marvel Studios. He also directed New Line Cinema's acclaimed holiday smash hit Elf, starring Will Ferrell, as well as Sony Pictures Entertainment's Zathura: A Space Adventure, a children's adventure film starring Tim Robbins. He made his feature film directorial debut with Artisan Entertainment's Made, a script he wrote and starred in, opposite Vince Vaughn.

Favreau established himself as a writer of considerable talent with the acclaimed hipster comedy Swingers. In addition to his tremendous success on the big screen, Favreau has served as the creator, producer and host of the critically acclaimed and Emmy-nominated IFC series Dinner for Five.

Favreau's additional feature film credits as an actor include the upcoming Welcome to People, Couples Retreat, I Love You, Man, Four Christmases, The Break-Up, Something's Gotta Give, Wimbledon, Daredevil, Rocky Marciano, Love & Sex, The Replacements, Very Bad Things, Deep Impact, PCU and Rudy. His television credits include Seinfeld, a recurring role on Friends and a special appearance on HBO's critically acclaimed The Sopranos, in which he played himself. Additionally, he has lent his voice to Zookeeper, Star Wars: The Clone Wars and G-Force.

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Jon Favreau Facts

OccupationActor, Writer, Director
BirthdayOctober 19, 1966 (57)
BirthplaceQueens, New York, USA
Height6' 2" (1m88)  How tall is Jon Favreau compared to you?
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Selected Filmography

Iron Man
Deep Impact
Iron Man 2
Wolf Of Wall Street
I Love You, Man
Iron Man 3
The Jungle Book
Couples Retreat
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