Jon Watts

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Jon Watts
Jon Watts by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg
Born (1981-06-28) June 28, 1981 (age 37)
Fountain, Colorado, U.S.
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, film producer
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s) Dianne McGunigle

Jon Watts (born June 28, 1981)[1] is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. He is most well known for directing and co-writing the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and its upcoming sequel Spider-Man: Far From Home.[2] He has also directed and co-wrote the horror film Clown (2014) and the road thriller film Cop Car (2015), as well as numerous episodes of the parody news series Onion News Network (2011).


Watts was born and raised in Fountain, Colorado. He studied film at New York University.[3]

Before directing movies, Watts directed commercials for production company Park Pictures.

He is married to former talent agent and producer Dianne McGunigle.[4]


Feature films[edit]

Year Film Credited as Role Notes
Director Producer Screenwriter Other
2000 Sexy Beast No No No Yes Operator, photogenics unit
2008 I Can See You No No No Actor Jake
2011 Natural Selection No Associate No No
2012 Robot & Frank No No No Yes Thanks credit
2014 Our Robocop Remake Yes No No No Segment: Scene 06
Clown Yes No Yes No
2015 Cop Car Yes Yes Yes No
Creative Control No No No Actor Commercial
2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming Yes No Yes No
2019 Spider-Man: Far From Home Yes No No No Filming


Year Show Credited as
Director Producer Screenwriter Notes
2011 Onion News Network Yes Yes No Director: 10 episodes
Co-executive producer: 11 episodes


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