Jon Favreau

Movie Actor

Birthday October 19, 1966

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Queens, NY

Age 57 years old

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American actor and director who rose to stardom with his lead role alongside Vince Vaughn in the 1996 film Swingers, which he wrote and co-produced. His directing credits include ElfIron Man and The Lion King. He also portrays Happy Hogan in the Marvel Universe. 

Before Fame

He had a role as an extra in the 1992 feature Hoffa, then landed a prominent role as D-Bob in the 1993 football film Rudy.


He had a recurring role as Pete Becker, the love interest of Courteney Cox, on the hit NBC series Friends.

Family Life

He married Dr. Joya Tillem in 2000. The couple welcomed a son named Max in 2001, followed by two daughters, Madeleine in 2003 and Brighton in 2006.

Associated With

He directed Robert Downey Jr. in the first two Iron Man films.