Birth Name: Jon Favreau
Birth Place: Queens, New York, USA
Jon Favreau was born on Nov. 19, 1966, and raised in Queens, NY. The son of two schoolteachers, Favreau graduated from the acclaimed Bronx High School of Science before going on to Queens College, where he dropped out in favor of training for a potential comedy career. He moved to Chicago, the nation's hotbed of improv and sketch comedy, and studied comedy under improvisation guru Del Close at the Improv Olympic. He also enjoyed some professional success with local dinner theaters. Favreau had his first screen success when he was cast as the shy friend of Sean Astin's aspiring football player "Rudy" (1993) in David Anspaugh's biopic. A steadily employed actor, Favreau made guest appearances ...
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