Paul Weitz Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Paul Weitz Quick Info
Height5 ft 10 in
Weight71 kg
Date of BirthNovember 19, 1965
Zodiac SignScorpio
SpousePatricia Brown

Paul Weitz is an acclaimed American director, producer, screenwriter, and playwright who is best known for directing American Pie (1999) and About a Boy (2002) with his brother Chris Weitz. Additionally, he has also directed films like In Good Company (2004), Grandma (2015), as well as the television series Mozart in the Jungle (2014-2018).

Born Name

Paul John Weitz

Nick Name


American director and producer Paul Weitz
American director and producer Paul Weitz (Dorri Olds / Facebook)

Sun Sign


Born Place

New York City, New York, United States





Paul studied at Allen-Stevenson School and Collegiate School, both in New York City.

He graduated from Wesleyan University in 1988.


Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Playwright


  • Father – John Weitz (Fashion Designer, Novelist)
  • Mother – Susan Kohner (Actress)
  • Siblings – Chris Weitz (Younger Brother) (Director, Producer, Screenwriter)
  • Others – Robert Salomon Weitz (Paternal Grandfather) (Businessman), Hedwig Jacob (Paternal Grandmother), Paul Kohner (Maternal Grandfather) (Producer, Talent Agent), Lupita Tovar (Maternal Grandmother) (Actress)




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


71 kg or 156.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Paul has dated –

  1. Patricia Brown (2001-Present) – Paul got married to Patricia Brown, a novelist on December 15, 2001. They are parents to 3 kids including daughter Jane Antonia Weitz (b. January 12, 2004).
Paul Weitz posing with Sam Elliott and Bill Zwecker in 2015
Paul Weitz posing with Sam Elliott and Bill Zwecker in 2015 (Bill Zwecker / Facebook)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (White and Latino)

He has Ashkenazi Jewish, Mexican, and Irish ancestry.

Hair Color


However, his hair has turned gray with his advancing age.

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Dimpled chin

Paul Weitz Favorite Things

  • Genre Of Movie To Watch – Comedy-drama
  • TV ShowsGame of Thrones, Modern Family
  • Movie Genre To Direct – Comedy-drama

Source –, Collider

Paul Weitz speaking at the 2015 Sundance film festival
Paul Weitz speaking at the 2015 Sundance film festival (PunkToad / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Paul Weitz Facts

  1. His maternal grandfather worked as an agent for legendary directors like John Huston, Ingmar Bergman, and Billy Wilder.
  2. Paul launched his production company Depth of Field with his brother Chris and Andrew Miano in 1999.
  3. He and Chris successfully adapted Nick Hornby’s novel About a Boy into a hit film starring Hugh Grant and Nicholas Hoult. The eponymous film won them an Academy Award nomination for ‘Best Adapted Screenplay’.

Featured Image by Dorri Olds / Facebook

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