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Initially an indie film favorite, actor Jon Favreau has progressed to strong mainstream visibility into the millennium and, after nearly two decades in the business, is still enjoying character stardom as well as earning notice as a writer/producer/director. The amiable, husky-framed actor with the tight, crinkly hair was born in Queens, New York ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Iron Man
Iron Man Producer
(2008)
Iron Man 2
Iron Man 2 Producer
(2010)
Iron Man 3
Iron Man 3 Producer
(2013)
Chef
Chef Producer
(2014)

Filmography

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 2019 Untitled Avengers Movie (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2018 Avengers: Infinity War (executive producer) (pre-production)
  Jungle Book 2 (producer) (announced)
 2016 The Jungle Book (producer)
 2016 The Shannara Chronicles (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Chosen: Part 1 (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron (executive producer)
  Revolution (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 21 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (executive producer - 16 episodes, 2012 - 2014)
- Declaration of Independence (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Memorial Day (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Tomorrowland (2014) ... (executive producer)
- S#!& Happens (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Austin City Limits (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 About a Boy (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- About a Kiss (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Pilot (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Chef (produced by)
 2013 Iron Man 3 (executive producer)
 2012 The Avengers (executive producer)
 2011 Cowboys & Aliens (executive producer)
 2010 Iron Man 2 (executive producer)
 2008 Iron Man (executive producer)
 2007 In Case of Emergency (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2001-2005 Dinner for Five (TV Series) (executive producer - 50 episodes)
- Episode #4.13 (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.12 (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.11 (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.10 (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.9 (2005) ... (executive producer)
 2005 Green Street Hooligans (executive producer)
 2003 The Big Empty (executive producer)
 2001 Made (producer)
 1999 Smog (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1996 Swingers (co-producer)
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Other Works:

Provides audio commentary with co-star Vince Vaughn on the DVD for Made (2001). See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

John Favreau

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

I wanted to do a Christmas movie. I had been offered Surviving Christmas (2004), and I opted not to pursue that one any further. And then Elf (2003) came along and I thought it really plays into my sensibilities. I thought the one thing about Will Ferrell that I had not seen him do a lot was show his heart as a person and a performer. In developing the script, although it was edgy and irreverent ... See more »

Trivia:

His father has French-Canadian, German, and Italian ancestry, and his mother was from a Jewish family. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently appears in his own films

Nickname:

Favs

Star Sign:

Libra

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