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Born in Pennsylvania and raised in Ohio, Chris Columbus was first inspired to make movies after seeing "The Godfather" at age 15. After enrolling at NYU film school, he sold his first screenplay (never produced) while a sophomore there. After graduation Columbus tried to sell his fourth script, "Gremlins", with no success, until Steven Spielberg ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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The Help Producer
(2011)
Rent Producer
(2005)

Filmography

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 2023 Gremlins 3 (executive producer) (announced)
  House of Secrets (TV Series) (producer) (pre-production)
 2022/II The Exiles (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2021 Cusp (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2020 The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two (producer - p.g.a.)
 2020 Scoob! (executive producer)
 2019/I The Lighthouse (executive producer)
 2019 Yes, God, Yes (executive producer)
 2018 The Christmas Chronicles (producer - p.g.a.)
 2017 I Kill Giants (producer - produced by)
 2017 Menashe (executive producer)
 2017 Patti Cake$ (producer)
 2017 French Exchange (Short) (executive producer)
 2016 The Young Messiah (producer - produced by)
 2016 Tallulah (producer)
 2015 It Had to Be You (executive producer)
 2015 Mediterranea (producer)
 2015 Pixels (producer)
 2015 The Witch (executive producer)
 2014 Little Accidents (executive producer)
 2013 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (executive producer)
 2012 Applebaum (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2012 Scary Larry (TV Series) (producer)
 2012 3 (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2011 The Help (producer)
 2009 I Love You, Beth Cooper (producer)
 2007 Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (executive producer)
 2006 Night at the Museum (producer)
 2005 3-D Rocks (Documentary) (producer)
 2005 Rent (producer - produced by)
 2005/I Fantastic Four (executive producer)
 2004 Christmas with the Kranks (producer - produced by)
 2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (executive producer)
 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (executive producer)
 2001 Monkeybone (executive producer)
 1999 Bicentennial Man (producer)
 1998 Stepmom (producer)
 1996 Jingle All the Way (producer)
 1995 Nine Months (producer)
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Other Works:

Wrote a rejected draft of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Spouse:

Monica Devereux  (4 children)

Children:

Eleanor Columbus | See more »

Parents:

Irene Columbus | Alex Michael Columbus | Irene Columbus
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Personal Quote:

[Robin Williams improvising in Mrs Doubtfire] Magical. See more »

Trivia:

When he scripted Young Sherlock Holmes (1985) and directed Home Alone (1990), both films have the line "it's Christmastime". See more »

Trademark:

Leading characters who are underage and develops through situations See more »

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