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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. Of Jewish (maternal) and French-Canadian/Italian (paternal) descent, the amiable, ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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  The Elfstones of Shannara (executive producer) (announced)
  Secret Cabinet (TV Movie) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron (executive producer) (filming)
  Revolution (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 25 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (executive producer - 11 episodes, 2012 - 2014)
- Declaration of Independence (2014) ... (co-executive producer)
- Memorial Day (2014) ... (co-executive producer)
- Tomorrowland (2014) ... (co-executive producer)
- S#!& Happens (2014) ... (co-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 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 don't 'handle' people. It's so much easier to manipulate actors than to really have an earnest discussion with them. It's very easy to say whatever's going to appease them and then turn around and do whatever you want to do. It's difficult to be forthright with people, because the job does not lend itself to that. See more »

Trivia:

His wife, Joya Tillem, is a doctor. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently appears in his own films

Nickname:

Favs

Star Sign:

Libra

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