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Sean Covel

Sean Covel was born on March 4, 1976 in Newcastle, Wyoming, USA as Sean C. Covel. He is a producer and director, known for Napoleon Dynamite (2004), Beneath (2007) and Napoleon Dynamite (2012). He was previously married to Alexa PenaVega. See full bio »

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Napoleon Dynamite
Beneath Producer
Napoleon Dynamite
Café Producer


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 2016 Carter & June (producer) (post-production)
 2016 Tater Tot & Patton (executive producer) (completed)
  Matt Epic (producer) (pre-production)
 2014/II Driving Blind (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 Concrete Blondes (producer)
 2012 Napoleon Dynamite (TV Series) (co-producer - 6 episodes)
- FFA (2012) ... (co-producer)
- Bed Races (2012) ... (co-producer)
- Pedro vs. Deb (2012) ... (co-producer)
- Ligertown (2012) ... (co-producer)
- Thundercone (2012) ... (co-producer)
 2011/II Café (producer)
 2009 Broken Hill (executive producer - as Sean C. Covel)
 2007 Beneath (producer - as Sean C. Covel)
 2006 Think Tank (producer)
 2005 The 12 Dogs of Christmas (producer - as Sean C. Covel)
 2004 Napoleon Dynamite (producer)
 2002 American Gulag (Short) (producer)
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Show Show Self (5 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Sean C. Covel


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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Covel frequently produces films with his fellow USC's Peter Stark classmate, Chris Wyatt (aka Chris "Doc" Wyatt). See more »

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