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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 & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Jungle Book (producer) (post-production)
 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 Swingers (1996). See more »

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

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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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[on his film Chef (2014)] It was nice to work on a little movie like this again, where I have so many responsibilities between writing and directing and acting, and you live and die by your own talents. I missed the feeling of doing something small and personal, where I wouldn't have to explain my vision to anyone but the people I was collaborating with. See more »


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


Frequently appears in his own films



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