Chris Columbus

Chris Columbus

Active - 1984 - Present  |   Birth - Sep 10, 1958  |   Genres - Comedy, Fantasy, Action-Adventure, Family, Drama | Subgenres - Christmas Film, Family Film, Comedy Drama, Teen Film, Action Comedy Film

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Chris Joseph Columbus is an American film director, producer, and writer, best known for his family and sentimental films. Born in Spangler, Pennsylvania, Columbus studied film at Tisch School of the Arts. After writing screenplays for Gremlins (1984) and The Goonies (1985), he made his directorial debut with a teen comedy, Adventures in Babysitting (1987). Columbus gained recognition soon after with the highly successful Christmas comedy-dramas, Home Alone (1990) and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992), the latter earning him two nominations each at the Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards.

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