Caption: Jon Avnet
Producer, Director, Writer
Born: November 17, 1949
Star sign: Scorpio
Known for: Black Swan (2010), Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), Righteous Kill (2008), 88 Minutes (2007)
Jon Avnet has directed, written, and produced more than 70 motion pictures (Black Swan, Fried Green Tomatoes, Risky Business), television movies (The Burning Bed, Uprising, The Starter Wife), and Broadway plays (Spamalot, History Boys, Pillowman), winning Oscars, Emmys, Tonys, Peabodys, Golden Globes, the Humanitas, DGA, WGA, and AFI Awards. For ...