Mark Waters (director)

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Mark Waters
Born Mark Stephen Waters
(1964-06-30) June 30, 1964 (age 53)
Wyandotte, Michigan, United States
Alma mater American Film Institute
Occupation Screenwriter, film director, producer
Years active 1997–present
Spouse(s) Dina Spybey (m. 2000)
Children 2
Relatives Daniel Waters (brother)

Mark Stephen Waters (born June 30, 1964) is an American screenwriter, director, and film producer. He is best known for directing comedy films such as Freaky Friday (2003), Mean Girls (2004), Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009), Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011), and Vampire Academy (2014).


Year Title Writer Director Producer Notes
1997 House of Yes, TheThe House of Yes Yes Yes Writer of film adaptation.
2001 Head over Heels Yes
2002 Warning: Parental Advisory Yes
2003 Freaky Friday Yes
2004 Mean Girls Yes
2005 Sorry, Haters Yes Executive producer
Just Like Heaven Yes
2008 Spiderwick Chronicles, TheThe Spiderwick Chronicles Yes
2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past Yes Yes Executive producer
500 Days of Summer Yes
2011 Mr. Popper's Penguins Yes Yes Executive producer
2014 Vampire Academy Yes
2016 Bad Santa 2 Yes Yes Executive producer
2018 Magic Camp Yes
TBA Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Yes Announced[1]


  1. ^ Sony Pictures Giving ‘Sabrina The Teenage Witch’ A Superhero Makeover (2012-04-11). Retrieved on 2013-05-13.

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