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Chris Weitz


Chris Weitz was born on November 30, 1969 in New York City, New York, USA as Christopher John Weitz. He is a producer and writer, known for About a Boy (2002), The Golden Compass (2007) and Rogue One (2016). He has been married to Mercedes Martinez since 2006. They have one child. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

About a Boy
About a Boy Writer
(2002)
The Golden Compass
(2007)
Rogue One
Rogue One Writer
(2016)
Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Mr. & Mrs. Smith Martin Coleman
(2005)

Filmography

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  Manhunt (producer) (announced)
  Pinocchio (producer) (pre-production)
  The Mustang Miracle (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2018 Boogeyman Pop (executive producer)
 2018 Prospect (producer)
 2017 Columbus (producer)
 2016/I Good Kids (producer)
 2013 Spark: A Burning Man Story (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2012 American Reunion (executive producer)
 2011 A Better Life (producer)
 2010 Lone Star (TV Series) (consulting producer - 2 episodes)
- One in Every Family (2010) ... (consulting producer)
- Pilot (2010) ... (consulting producer)
 2009 A Single Man (producer)
 2007 Living with Lew (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2006 American Dreamz (executive producer)
 2004 In Good Company (producer)
 2004 Cracking Up (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- Daddy's Home (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Learning Disability (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Grudge Match (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Panic House (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Scared Straight (2004) ... (executive producer)
 2004 See This Movie (executive producer)
 2003 American Wedding (executive producer)
 2002 Dylan's Run (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2001-2002 Off Centre (TV Series) (executive producer - 28 episodes)
- Little House on the Bowery (2002) ... (executive producer)
- The Guys' Guys (2002) ... (executive producer)
- The Deflower Half-Hour (2002) ... (executive producer)
- P.P. Doc II: The Examination Continues (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Unflushable (2002) ... (executive producer)
 2001 American Pie 2 (executive producer)
 1999 American Pie (producer)
 1998-1999 Fantasy Island (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Heroes (1999) ... (co-executive producer)
- The Real Thing (1999) ... (co-executive producer)
- Innocent (1999) ... (co-executive producer)
- Let Go (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
- Wishboned (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
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Other Works:

Feature audio commentary for the film, About a Boy (2002), with Paul Weitz (2002).

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the box office failure of The Golden Compass]: The Golden Compass became a bad experience because the studio didn't have faith in the strength of the ideas of the novel, which is ironic because it's one of the greatest fantasy novels ever written, if not the greatest, and they took the religion out of it and tried to turn it into a popcorn movie. We had an inferior product, which was trying ... See more »

Trivia:

Before he was going to direct The Golden Compass (2007), he was invited by director Peter Jackson to visit the set of King Kong (2005) in order to gain insight into directing a big-budget film. See more »

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Sagittarius

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