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Jon Favreau


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 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Shannara Chronicles (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron (executive producer) (post-production)
  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)
 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:

(On directing Mickey Rourke): There was a maze of things that had to be worked through, but it was usually because I was not accurate enough in what I was asking for. To simply say to an actor like Mickey Rourke, ''Stand there and say what's in this comic-book movie,'' is not going work. That ain't why you hire Mickey Rourke. See more »

Trivia:

His father has French-Canadian 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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