Macon Blair

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Macon Blair
Macon Blair (32772695602) (cropped).jpg
Born1974 (age 44–45)
Occupation
  • Film producer
  • screenwriter
  • actor
  • director
Spouse(s)Lee Eddy
Children1

Macon Blair (born 1974) is an American actor, screenwriter, director and film producer known for his roles in the films Blue Ruin and Green Room,[1][2] as well as his directorial debut I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore.

Life and career[edit]

Blair was born in Alexandria, Virginia and began working with his childhood friend Jeremy Saulnier in 2007 on the film Murder Party. In 2013, he played Dwight Evans in the critically acclaimed film Blue Ruin. In 2015, he starred in Saulnier's film Green Room.[3][4]

Blair co-wrote and starred in the dark comedy Small Crimes starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.[5] Blair made his directorial debut on I Don't Feel At Home in This World Anymore.[6] It had its world premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and won that festival's Grand Jury Prize.[7][8] It was released on February 24, 2017, by Netflix.[9]

On March 24th, 2019, it was announced that Blair would write and direct a Toxic Avenger reboot for Legendary Pictures[10]

He is married to actress Lee Eddy. Together they have a son, Buck (b. 2015).[11]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2007 Murder Party Macon
2011 You Hurt My Feelings Macon
2012 The Man from Orlando Glenn
2012 Hellbenders Macon
2013 Blue Ruin Dwight Evans
2015 Green Room Gabe
2016 Gold Connie Wright
2017 I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore Bar Dude Also writer and director
2017 Small Crimes Scotty Caldwell Also writer
2017 The Florida Project John
2017 Logan Lucky Special Agent Brad Noonan
2017 Mustang Island Bill
2018 Thunder Road Dustin Zahn
2018 Hold the Dark Shan Also writer
2018 American Woman
2020 The Toxic Avenger Writer & Director Pre-Production
TBA The Hunt Envoy Post-production
TBA I Care a Lot Feldstrom
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2019 Swamp Thing Phantom Stranger 2 episodes
2019 Room 104 Director and writer Episode "The Plot"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hill, Logan (April 18, 2014). "Schoolmates Jeremy Saulnier and Macon Blair Make 'Blue Ruin'". New York Times. Retrieved May 21, 2016.
  2. ^ Whittaker, Richard (April 22, 2016). "Mopping Up the Red in Green Room". Austin Chronicle. Retrieved May 21, 2016.
  3. ^ Mancini, Vince (April 14, 2016). "Frotcast: Macon Blair And Jeremy Saulnier From 'Green Room'". UPROXX. Retrieved May 21, 2016.
  4. ^ Lambie, Ryan (May 13, 2016). "Green Room review". Den of Geek. Retrieved May 21, 2016.
  5. ^ McNary, Dave (May 11, 2016). "Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Starring in Dark Comedy 'Small Crimes' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved May 21, 2016.
  6. ^ "Macon Blair". Filmmaker Magazine. Retrieved December 15, 2016.
  7. ^ Patten, Dominic (December 5, 2016). "Sundance 2017: Robert Redford, New Rashida Jones Netflix Series, 'Rebel In The Rye' & More On Premiere, Docu, Midnight & Kids Slates". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 15, 2016.
  8. ^ Barsanti, Sam (January 29, 2017). "Sundance gives top prize to I Don't Feel At Home In This World Anymore". The A.V. Club.
  9. ^ "Netflix Announces Slate of Original Films, Documentaries and Series at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival". The Futon Critic. December 5, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2016.
  10. ^ "Macon Blair to Direct and Write 'Toxic Avenger' Reboot for Legendary". Variety.
  11. ^ Faires, Robert (February 6, 2015). "Delighted Lee: Actor Lee Eddy is back onstage in Austin after five years away, and boy, is she happy". The Austin Chronicle. Retrieved August 16, 2018.

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