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Crockett was raised outside of Chicago, Illinois. After graduating with high honors from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he began working for a commercial production company in Chicago before landing a job in the production accounting department on the Michael Apted film Blink (1994). Immediately after, he moved to Los Angeles and worked on a succession of films for New Line Cinema and Miramax.

He joined the DGA in 2000 and co-produced his first film (The Guru, 2002) the next year.

Crockett met Ben Affleck in 2006 and executive produced his directorial debut Gone Baby Gone. Immediately following that film, he went to Shreveport, Louisiana to work with another actor/director Denzel Washington on his film The Great Debaters.

In 2009, he returned to Boston to re-team with Ben Affleck on next film, The Town which was his first film to be nominated for a Producer's Guild Award. While in production on that film, he met Graham King who offered him a position at King's GK Films as Executive Vice President of Production. While there, Crockett was involved with such films as Hugo, World War Z, and Argo.

Crockett left GK Films in 2013 to return to independent producing. That same year, he joined Rupert Wyatt on his film The Gambler (2014). The two had met while developing another project at GK Films.

Crockett currently has several other projects in development. He has 3 kids and lives with his wife in Los Angeles.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: anonymous

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