Mark Waters (director)

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Mark Waters
Born Mark Stephen Waters
(1964-06-30) June 30, 1964 (age 51)
Wyandotte, Michigan, U.S.
Occupation Film director, producer
Years active 1997–present
Spouse(s) Dina Spybey (m. 2000)

Mark Stephen Waters (born June 30, 1964) is an American film director and producer. Waters is perhaps best known for directing Freaky Friday and Mean Girls.

He is the brother of screenwriter Daniel Waters and has been married to actress Dina Spybey since 2000. He is a graduate of the American Film Institute and as of September 2006 has a development deal with Paramount pictures. He often directs light-hearted, family-friendly films. He has two daughters named Zoe and Alex.

Waters was one of the 120 invitees to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2006.[1]


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
2005 Just Like Heaven Yes
2008 Spiderwick Chronicles, TheThe Spiderwick Chronicles Yes
2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past Yes
2009 500 Days of Summer Yes
2011 Mr. Popper's Penguins Yes
2014 Vampire Academy Yes
2016 Bad Santa 2 Yes
TBA Sabrina, The Teenage Witch Yes Announced[2]


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