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Christopher John Weitz is an American filmmaker, producer and screenwriter who is known for Antz, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, American Pie, About a Boy, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Nutty Professor II: The Klumps and The Golden Compass. He is married to Mercedes Martinez since 2006 and has three children. See full bio »

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About a Boy Writer
(2002)
Mr. & Mrs. Smith Martin Coleman
(2005)
(2007)

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  Manhunt (producer) (announced)
 2022/I Pinocchio (producer) (post-production)
 2022/I Crush (producer)
 2019/I The Farewell (producer - p.g.a.)
 2018 Boogeyman Pop (executive producer)
 2018 Prospect (producer)
 2017/I Columbus (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2016/I Good Kids (producer)
 2013 Spark: A Burning Man Story (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2012 American Reunion (executive producer)
 2011 A Better Life (producer)
 2010 Lone Star (TV Series) (consulting producer - 2 episodes)
- One in Every Family (2010) ... (consulting producer)
- Pilot (2010) ... (consulting producer)
 2009 A Single Man (producer)
 2007 Living with Lew (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2006 American Dreamz (executive producer)
 2004 In Good Company (producer)
 2004 Cracking Up (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Daddy's Home (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Learning Disability (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Grudge Match (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Panic House (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Scared Straight (2004) ... (executive producer)
 2004 See This Movie (executive producer)
 2003 American Wedding (executive producer)
 2002 Dylan's Run (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2001-2002 Off Centre (TV Series) (executive producer - 28 episodes)
- Little House on the Bowery (2002) ... (executive producer)
- The Guys' Guys (2002) ... (executive producer)
- The Deflower Half-Hour (2002) ... (executive producer)
- P.P. Doc II: The Examination Continues (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Unflushable (2002) ... (executive producer)
 2001 American Pie 2 (executive producer)
 1999 American Pie (producer - produced by)
 1998-1999 Fantasy Island (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Heroes (1999) ... (co-executive producer)
- The Real Thing (1999) ... (co-executive producer)
- Innocent (1999) ... (co-executive producer)
- Let Go (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
- Wishboned (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Feature audio commentary for the film, About a Boy (2002), with Paul Weitz (2002).

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)

Spouse:

Mercedes Martinez  (1 child)


Relatives:

Pancho Kohner (aunt or uncle) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

Like many people with a Y chromosome, I hadn't delved into the Twilight books. I tried to experience the books in the way that I thought the average reader would - which is to gobble them. The way that you read a book at 13 is different. You read it at a gallop, while you are eating. You avoid human contact. I read New Moon over the course of a day and a half in Ojai, Calif., at a very crunchy ... See more »

Trivia:

Started reading The Golden Compass (2007) while he was filming About a Boy (2002). See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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