Chris Weitz

Crew | * 11/30/1969 (49) | New York City, New York
Christopher John Weitz (born November 30, 1969) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for his work with his brother Paul Weitz on the comedy films American Pie and About a Boy; the latter earned the brothers a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Among his other main works, Weitz directed the film adaptation of the novel The Golden Compass and the film adaptation of New Moon from the series of Twilight books, as well wrote the screenplay for Disney's 2015 live-action adaptation of Cinderella and co-wrote Rogue One: A Star Wars Story with Tony Gilroy. ()
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Christopher John "Chris" Weitz is an American producer, writer, director and actor. He is best known for his work with his brother, Paul Weitz, on the comedy films American Pie and About a Boy, as well as directing the film adaptation of the novel The Golden Compass and the film adaptation of New Moon from the series of Twilight books.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Chris Weitz

Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

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Movies with Chris Weitz as Actor(3)

as Martin Coleman2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith
as Panel Discussion Moderator2004 See This Movie
as Charlie 'Chuck' Sitter2000 Chuck & Buck

Movies with Chris Weitz as Crew(27)

Production/Producer2019 Pinocchio
Writing/Writer2019 Pinocchio
Directing/Director2018 Operation Finale
Production/Producer2018 Prospect
Writing/Screenplay2017 The Mountain Between Us
Production/Producer2017 Columbus
Writing/Screenplay2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Writing/Screenplay2015 Cinderella
Production/Executive Producer2013 Spark: A Burning Man Story
Directing/Director2011 A Better Life
Production/Producer2011 A Better Life
Production/Producer2009 A Single Man
Directing/Director2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Production/Producer2008 Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
Directing/Director2007 The Golden Compass
Writing/Screenplay2007 The Golden Compass
Production/Executive Producer2006 American Dreamz
Production/Producer2004 In Good Company
Production/Executive Producer2003 American Wedding
Directing/Director2002 About a Boy
Writing/Screenplay2002 About a Boy
Directing/Director2001 Down to Earth
Production/Executive Producer2001 American Pie 2
Writing/Screenplay2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
Directing/Director1999 American Pie
Production/Producer1999 American Pie
Writing/Screenplay1998 Antz

TV Shows/Series with Chris Weitz as Crew(4)

Production/Producer2010 Lone Star
Production/Producer2004 Cracking Up
Production/Producer2001 Off Centre
Production/Executive Producer2001 Off Centre

Additional Information

Full Name: Chris Weitz
Born: Sunday, 11/30 1969 (November) in New York City (current age: 49 years + 173 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Trinity College, St. Paul's School
Represented by: William Morris Endeavor
Siblings: Paul Weitz
Father: John Weitz
Mother: Susan Kohner
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1796, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/11/2019