Mark Waters

30 Jun 1964

Director, Producer

Mark Stephen Waters (born June 30, 1964) is an American film director and producer. Waters is perhaps best known for directing Just Like Heaven, Freaky Friday, and Mean Girls, and producing 500 Days of Summer.

He is the brother of screenwriter Daniel Waters and has been married to actress Dina Spybey since 2000. He is a graduate of the American Film Institute and as of September 2006 has a development deal with Paramount pictures. He directed The Spiderwick Chronicles, filming in Montreal in the fall of 2006. In 2008 he shot "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past" in Boston. He has a daughter named Zoe.

Waters was one of the 120 invitees to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2006.

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Filmography (13 titles)

(movie, 2016)
···Bad Santa 2
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 2014)
···Vampire Academy
Genre: Comedy, Action, Fantasy
Role: Director, Producer
(movie, 2011)
6.0Mr. Popper's Penguins
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Director
(movie, 2009)
···(500) Days of Summer
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Producer
(movie, 2009)
···(500) Days of Summer
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Producer
(movie, 2009)
···Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 2008)
···The Spiderwick Chronicles
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 2005)
···Just Like Heaven
Genre: Comedy
Role: Director
(movie, 2004)
···Mean Girls
Genre: Comedy
Role: Director
(movie, 2003)
···Freaky Friday
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Role: Director
(movie, 2002)
···Warning: Parental Advisory
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Role: Director
(movie, 2001)
···Head Over Heels
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1997)
···The House of Yes
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Director