James Platten Vanderbilt (born November 1975) is an American screenwriter. He is best known for the films Zodiac, White House Down, The Amazing Spider-Man, and The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
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.
- ^ a b c Saroyan, Strawberry (2005-05-22). "Amber Freeman and Jamie Vanderbilt". The New York Times.
- ^ a b Johnston, Laure (1975-12-06). "Notes on People". New York Times. Retrieved 2010-06-04.
- ^ Sps.edu
- ^ Familytreemaker.genealogy.com
- ^ Barron, James (1991-08-27). "Donald C. Platten, Ex-Chairman Of Chemical Bank, Is Dead at 72". The New York Times.
- ^ "Hersam Acorn Newspapers Archives". New Canaan Advertiser, The. May 5, 2005.
- ^ Liam Hemsworth Eyed to Star in ‘Independence Day’ Sequel
- ^ Barton, Steve (January 27, 2015). "Liam Hemsworth Beats Off Aliens on Independence Day". Dread Central. Retrieved May 3, 2017.