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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 Avengers: Age of Ultron (executive producer) (post-production)
 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)
 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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John Favreau

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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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:

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:

Favs

Star Sign:

Libra

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