Actor / Writer / Director / Producer JON FAVREAU (Ron Roth) is a true multihyphenate.
After establishing himself as an actor and writer of considerable talent with
the acclaimed hipster comedy Swingers, he has continued to challenge himself with a
variety of eclectic projects. Most recently, Favreau directed the acclaimed holiday smash
hit Elf, starring Will Ferrell for New Line Films. Favreau made his feature film
directorial debut with Made, a script he wrote and starred in opposite Vince Vaughn and
Sean Puffy Combs for Artisan Entertainment.
Favreau was most recently seen in Columbia Pictures' Something's Gotta Give
for director Nancy Meyers; and the Mark Steven Johnson film, Daredevil, with Ben
Affleck, an adaptation of the Marvel Comics franchise for 20th Century Fox-Regency
Enterprises. He also starred in a career-defining turn portraying legendary heavyweight
champion Rocky Marciano in the MGM biopic Marciano. Favreau's other feature film
credits include Love and Sex, opposite Famke Janssen; The Replacements, with Keanu
Reeves; Very Bad Things, opposite Christian Slater and Cameron Diaz; and Deep Impact,
with Robert Duvall, Morgan Freeman and Vanessa Redgrave.
Favreau's television credits include a recurring role on the popular NBC situation
comedy Friends and a special appearance on HBO's critically acclaimed The Sopranos,
playing himself. Favreau can also add the title of showrunner to his multi-hyphenate list
of credits, as the creator, producer and host of the critically acclaimed IFC series Dinner
for Five, which is entering its third season this fall.
Currently, Favreau is readying to direct Zathura, a children's adventure film
starring Tim Robbins for Radar Pictures and Sony Entertainment.
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