Director of the 2015 blockbuster Jurassic World who also co-wrote and directed the 2012 indie film Safety Not Guaranteed, starring Aubrey Plaza.
He attended New York University and was an intern for Saturday Night Live.
He was named the director for the 2019 film Star Wars Episode IX.
He fathered two children.
He directed Naomi Watts in the 2016 drama film The Book of Henry.