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Jon Favreau is a Hollywood actor, screenwriter, director and producer known for film projects like Swingers, Elf and Iron Man.
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Years later, he took the reins as director and executive producer of Iron Man (2008), a big-budget film adaptation of the Marvel Comics series of the same name.
Starring Robert Downey Jr. as inventor Tony Stark, Iron Man was a major success among moviegoers,
paving the way for the 2010 sequel that Favreau also helmed. The two films earned more than $1 billion combined at the global box office. Favreau went on to pursue sci-fi themed concepts, including 2011's Cowboys & Aliens, starring Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford.
Having worked as executive producer on 2012's The Avengers and the TV series Revolution, Favreau returned to his armored icon series as producer and actor the following year, playing the part of security guard Happy Hogan in Iron Man 3 (2013).
Between his directing and producing duties, Favreau has appeared in other film projects as an actor and performed voiceover work.
Favreau married physician Joya Tillem in 2000. The couple has three children.
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