Jonathan Kolia Favreau is an American actor, director, producer and screenwriter. As an actor, he is known for roles in films such as Rudy (1993), Swingers (1996), Very Bad Things (1998), The Break-Up (2006), Couples Retreat (2009), and Chef (2014). He has additionally directed the films Elf (2003), Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005), Iron Man (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), Cowboys & Aliens (2011), and The Jungle Book (2016), and served as an executive producer on The Avengers (2012), Iron Man 3 (2013), and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). Favreau also portrays Happy Hogan in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and played Pete Becker during season three of the television sitcom Friends. He produces films under his banner, Fairview Entertainment. The company has been credited as co-producers in most of Favreau's directorial ventures.