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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 5 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Chef
Chef Producer
(2014)
Swingers
Swingers Producer
(1996)
Iron Man
Iron Man Producer
(2008)
Daredevil
Daredevil Franklin 'Foggy' Nelson
(2003)

Filmography

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 2019 The Lion King (producer) (filming)
 2019 Untitled Avengers Movie (executive producer) (filming)
 2018 Avengers: Infinity War (executive producer) (post-production)
  Jungle Book 2 (producer) (announced)
 2017 Young Sheldon (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2017 The Orville (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Old Wounds (2017) ... (executive producer)
 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 (producer - produced by)
 2013 Iron Man Three (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 - 49 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 Swingers (1996). 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've always wanted to call the shots because I would rather fail than not have a chance to figure it out on my own. I'm a very lazy person by nature. I have to be really engaged, and then I go straight from lazy to obsessive. I couldn't study chemistry, but I could memorize all the books for Dungeons and Dragons. It was ridiculous. The trick is to find what I like to do. See more »

Trivia:

Jon is an alumnus of Chicago's ImprovOlympic improvisation troupe. Fellow members include the late Chris Farley, Ian Gomez, Pat Finn, Tim Meadows, Rachel Dratch, Mike Myers and Horatio Sanz. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently appears in his own films

Nickname:

Mark Johnstan See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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