Jon Favreau is an actor, writer, and director known for an array of films. From writing and starring in Swingers back in 1996 to directing and appearing in Elf in 2003, Favreau has been a big name in Hollywood for a long time. However, it wasn’t until 2008 that Favreau became synonymous with Marvel, directing the MCU’s first entry, Iron Man, and appearing in the franchise as Happy Hogen. He went on to helm Iron Man 2, and continued appearing in the franchise as Happy with his most recent appearance being in Spider-Man: No Way Home in 2021.
Favreau has also directed multiple live-action Disney remakes, including The Lion King (2019). In the last few years, Favreau has arguably become even more known for Star Wars than Marvel. In addition to playing multiple roles in the franchise, he’s also the showrunner and executive producer of The Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fett in addition to being an executive producer on Ahsoka. Today, Favreau is celebrating his 57th birthday, and many fans have taken to social media to celebrate him.
You can check out some posts celebrating Favreau below…
57 Years Young
Today is Jon Favreau’s 57th birthday! ? pic.twitter.com/0CTOVkysEm
— ScreenTime (@screentime) October 19, 2023
The MCU OG
— RDJ FB ?? (@ItsRDJ_FB) October 19, 2023
Star Wars Legend
— Star Wars Holocron (@sw_holocron) October 19, 2023
Iron Man Forever
happy birthday jon favreau! pic.twitter.com/NVRs01C3PB
— rae (@luvingdowney) October 19, 2023
— Fandango (@Fandango) October 19, 2023
Happy birthday @Jon_Favreau thank you for giving us Grogu and all the enterteinment from all this years. Keep being awesome. And please Give us more Grogu content. ??????
Enjoy your day. pic.twitter.com/ITR1X1iAX9
— TheShibaGrogu | #GROGANG DAY ? (@grogu_shib) October 19, 2023
Tony Stark’s BFF
Happy birthday to the boss, Jon Favreau ???? pic.twitter.com/X7kXa06X9B
— RDJ’S DUCKLINGS COLLECTION (@rdjpicsvault) October 19, 2023
A True Leader
“I fell in love with your personality and I would really love to have you as part of the show.”
Happy Birthday, Jon Favreau ?? pic.twitter.com/1Llps0R5ED
— s???? | fan (@MrSashaBanks) October 19, 2023
this will forever be my favorite retelling of an encounter with Jon Favreau ? pic.twitter.com/TNfZM1oZ2F
— ? Skull Katarn ? (@Ky1eKatarn) October 18, 2023
Happy Birthday @Jon_Favreau! Thank u for your huge contributions to Star Wars. As the mind behind The Mandalorian & The Book of Boba Fett & the voice of Pre Vizsla in TCW, you have treated fans to incredible stories & characters. We are so grateful for your creativity & passion! pic.twitter.com/C5dfAmuEbE
— Youtini (@youtini_us) October 19, 2023
Happy 57th birthday to Jon Favreau! Which of his films is your favorite? pic.twitter.com/7spGdjjdN7
— ScreenSpot ? (@screenspot) October 19, 2023
What’s your favorite Jon Favreau film or show? Tell us in the comments!