|Paul Weitz Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||November 19, 1965|
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).
Paul John Weitz
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 –
- 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).
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (White and Latino)
He has Ashkenazi Jewish, Mexican, and Irish ancestry.
However, his hair has turned gray with his advancing age.
Paul Weitz Favorite Things
- Genre Of Movie To Watch – Comedy-drama
- TV Shows – Game of Thrones, Modern Family
- Movie Genre To Direct – Comedy-drama
Source – HiddenRemote.com, Collider
Paul Weitz Facts
- His maternal grandfather worked as an agent for legendary directors like John Huston, Ingmar Bergman, and Billy Wilder.
- Paul launched his production company Depth of Field with his brother Chris and Andrew Miano in 1999.
- 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’.
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