Biography of Chris Columbus

Chris Columbus Biography

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  • Name: Chris Columbus
  • Full Name: Chris Joseph Columbus
  • Birthday: September 10, 1958
  • Born In: Spangler, Pennsylvania, U.S.
  • Age: 60 Years,
  • Nationality: American
  • Famous As: Actor and Director
  • Height: 1.74 M
  • Mother Name: Mary Irene
  • Father Name: Alex Michael Columbus
  • Wife: Monica Devereux
  • Children: Brendan, Eleanor, Isabella, Violet
  • Net Worth: $50 Million

Chris Columbus Biography

Chris Columbus was born on September 10, 1958 in Pennsylvania and raised in Ohio, Chris Columbus was first inspired to make movies after seeing ‘The Godfather’ at the age of 15. After enrolling at the NYU film school, he sold his first screenplay (never produced) while a Sophomore there.
After graduation, Columbus tried to sell his fourth Script, “Gremlins”, with no success, until Steven Spielberg optioned it. Columbus moved to Los Angeles for a year during working on the project in Spielberg’s bungalow at Universal.
After writing two more Scripts for Spielberg, The Goonies and Young Sherlock Holmes, Columbus own directing career was launched a few years later with Adentures in Babysitting. He is best known to audiences as the director of the runaway hit, Home Alone, written and produced by John Hughes, its sequel, Home Alone 2, and most recently, Mrs. Doubtfire.
He got the directing gig on Harry Potter after longtime front-runner Steven Spielberg passed on the project. He met author J.K. Rowling in England and won the job over several other candidates after promising her he would film entirely in the United Kingdom and use an all-British cast. Most of the Crew was also British.

“By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.”Quote by Chris Columbus

Biography of Chris Columbus
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Personal Life of Chris Columbus

Chris Columbus married with Choreographer ‘Monica Devereux’ at San Francisco’s in 1982. They have four children, three daughter, Eleanor Columbus, Violet Columbus and Isabella Columbus and son ,Brendan Columbus.

Family of Chris Columbus

Chris Columbus was born on 10 September 1958 in Spangler, Pennsylvania, U.S. His full name is Chris Joseph Columbus, his Father Name is Alex Michael Columbus and his mother name is Mary Irene. His father is an aluminum plant worker, while his mother is a factory worker.

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Chris Columbus Filmography

Chris Columbus is an American actor and director, he started his career Filmi career with the film ‘Reckless’ in 1984 and Chris Columbus best known for his directing films such as Home Alone (1990); its sequel, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992); Mrs. Doubtfire (1993); Nine Months (1995); Stepmom (1998); Bicentennial Man (1999); Harry Potter etc, He is also known for writing films such as Gremlins (1984) and The Goonies (1985) etc.
Chris Columbus has given many hits film for the hollywood industry, some of the film which are here:-



Chris Columbus All movies list :-

1.Home Alone (1990),
2.Only the Lonely (1991),
3.Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992),
4.Mrs. Doubtfire (1993),
5.Nine Months (1995),
6.Stepmom (1998),
7.Bicentennial Man (1999),
8.Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001),
9.Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002),
10.Rent (2005),
11.I Love You Beth Cooper (2009),
12.Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
13.Pixels (2015)

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At one time lived in River Forest, Illinois which shares a high school with the suburb, Oak Park, in which Adventures in Babysitting(1987) was based. Oak Park and River Forest High School’s name was changed for the movie, however, they kept the style of the high school’s jackets same for the film.

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