Chris Weitz

Actor, Director, Writer, Producer

Born: New York City, New York, USA

BIOGRAPHY

Christopher John "Chris" Weitz (born November 30, 1969) is an American film producer, screenwriter, author, occasional actor, and film director. He is the brother of filmmaker Paul Weitz. He is best known for his work with his brother on the comedy films American Pie and About a Boy, the latter of which was Oscar-nominated for adapted screenplay. 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 alongside with Tony Gilroy.

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