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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 3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Jungle Book (producer) (completed)
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron (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)
 2005 Green Street Hooligans (executive producer)
 2003 The Big Empty (executive producer)
 2001 Made (producer)
 1996 Swingers (co-producer)
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Provides audio commentary with co-star Vince Vaughn on the DVD for Made (2001). See more »

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

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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 »

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Began a career at Bear Stearns on Wall Street in the 1980s. He then quit and even considered becoming a New York City fireman. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently appears in his own films

Nickname:

Favs

Star Sign:

Libra

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