Vanderbilt at the premier of "The Losers"
||James Platten Vanderbilt
November 1975 (age 38)
||Amber Freeman (2005-present)
James Platten Vanderbilt (born November 1975) is an American screenwriter. He is best known for the films Zodiac, White House Down, and The Amazing Spider-Man and the forthcoming The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
Early life and education
A descendant of the Vanderbilt family of New York, James Vanderbilt is the son of Alison Campbell (née Platten) and Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt III. His paternal grandfather, Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt II, once chaired the New York Racing Association, and his maternal grandfather, Donald Campbell Platten, was the chief executive and chairman of Chemical Bank.
Vanderbilt was raised in Norwalk, Connecticut and attended school in New Canaan, Connecticut. He is a graduate of St. Paul's School and the University of Southern California.