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Jonathan Dayton

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Birthday
7, 1957
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
7, 1957 (age 61)
Birthplace
California

About

Director of the Oscar-winning Little Miss Sunshine and music videos by the Smashing Pumpkins and R.E.M.

Before Fame

He studied film and television in the 1970s at UCLA where he met his future wife Valerie.

Trivia

His music video for Tonight, Tonight by The Smashing Pumpkins earned him six MTV Video Music Awards.

Family Life

He married longtime directing partner Valerie Faris.

Associated With

His surprise hit film Little Miss Sunshine earned Alan Arkin the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.