Chris Columbus


Birthday September 10, 1958

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Pennsylvania

Age 65 years old

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Director and producer best known for his work on GremlinsThe Goonies, and the first two Harry Potter movies. He also directed the Home Alone films and Mrs. Doubtfire.

Before Fame

He studied at the prestigious Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.


He was nominated for an Academy Award for producing the 2011 film The Help.

Family Life

He married Monica Devereux in 1983. They have four children. 

Associated With

He and screenwriter Charlie Kaufman were schoolmates at New York University.