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Chris Columbus

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Biography:
Birth Name: Chris Columbus
Born: 09/10/1958
Birth Place: Spangler, Pennsylvania, USA

Born on Sept. 10, 1958 in Spangler, PA, Columbus was raised in Warren, OH, by his factory worker parents. Having been inspired to become a filmmaker after watching "The Godfather" (1972), Columbus began making Super-8 films while attending John F. Kennedy High School. After graduation, he studied film at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where he wrote a screenplay called "Jocks" that sold for a cool $5,000, though it remained unproduced. But it was his script for "Gremlins" (1984) that launched his career after grabbing the Steven Spielberg's attention after scores of other directors and producers had passed on the project. A horror comedy with Spielberg producing and Joe Dant...

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Videos:
Chris Columbus Recruits Arcade Nerds to Save the World in 'Pixels'

'Pixels' Is a Mashup of Live Action and Giant Vintage Video Games

'Pixels': Featurette - Chris Columbus

'Pixels': Demands Clip

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Popular Movies:

Pixels

Night at the Museum 3

Little Accidents

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

The Help

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

I Love You, Beth Cooper

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

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