Jon Favreau

Actor, writer, director

Jon Favreau was born in Queens, N.Y. He moved to Chicago at age 22 to study improvisation. His career in film began as an actor in the movie Rudy. Jon wrote the film Swingers and later Made, which he also directed. His other directing credits include Elf, Zathura, Iron Man 1 & 2 , and Cowboys & Aliens.