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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. 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 & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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  The Elfstones of Shannara (executive producer) (announced)
 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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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

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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I wanted to do a Christmas movie. I had been offered Surviving Christmas (2004), and I opted not to pursue that one any further. And then Elf (2003) came along and I thought it really plays into my sensibilities. I thought the one thing about Will Ferrell that I had not seen him do a lot was show his heart as a person and a performer. In developing the script, although it was edgy and irreverent ... See more »

Trivia:

His next project with Vince Vaughn is _The Marshal of Revelation (2005)_. Favreau is a Hassidic Jewish gunfighter, while Vaughn is a gambler. It was written when Favreau was wrapping up Swingers (1996). The duo are currently looking for financing. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently appears in his own films

Nickname:

Favs

Star Sign:

Libra

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