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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

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

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 2019 The Lion King (producer) (pre-production)
 2019 Untitled Avengers Movie (executive producer) (filming)
 2018 Avengers: Infinity War (executive producer) (post-production)
  Jungle Book 2 (producer) (announced)
 2016 The Jungle Book (producer)
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron (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)
 2005 Green Street Hooligans (executive producer)
 2003 The Big Empty (executive producer)
 2001 Made (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:

Says he considered renaming Cowboys & Aliens (2011), when audiences initially laughed at the trailer thinking it was a parody. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently appears in his own films

Nickname:

Mark Johnstan See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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