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Colin Trevorrow - Overview

Date of Birth: Sep 13, 1976    
Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States
Nationality: United States
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After producing and directing the critically acclaimed science fiction comedy "Safety Not Guaranteed" (2012), Colin Trevorrow was elevated to the Hollywood feature fast track as director and co-writer of "Jurassic World" (2015), but the critical and commercial drubbing of quirky drama "The Book of Henry" (2017) led to a shift in his fortunes that eventually included his being removed from the director's chair of "Star Wars Episode IX" (2019) over reported creative differences. Born September 13, 1976 in San Francisco, California, Trevorrow was raised in Oakland, California, where he began making short films at the age of 12. He attended New York University's Tisch School for the Arts, where he befriended fellow student Derek Connolly while both were serving as interns at "Saturday Night Live" (NBC, 1975- ). After graduation, Trevorrow wrote and directed the short film "Home Base" (2002), a comedy-drama about a vengeful ex-boyfriend that proved extremely popular with online viewers. After selling his first feature script, a science fiction-action hybrid called "Tes... Read More
2016
Directed the critically panned "The Book of Henry," starring Naomi Watts and Jaeden Lieberher
2015
Co-wrote and directed long-awaited "Jurassic Park" franchise reboot, "Jurassic World"
2013
Hired to co-write and direct "Jurassic World"
2012
Produced and directed the romantic comedy "Safety Not Guaranteed" from a script by Connolly, starring Aubrey Plaza and Mark Duplass
2012
Produces and directs "Safety Not Guaranteed" from Connolly's script
2005
Wrote, produced, and directed his first feature-length narrative film, the TV movie "Gary: Under Crisis"; first collaboration with writing partner Derek Connolly
2004
Wrote, produced and directed the feature-length documentary "Reality Show"
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