Barry Sonnenfeld is the director of "Men in Black 3," starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones and Josh Brolin, as well as the two preceding films in the science-fiction comedy franchise.

Barry Sonnenfeld has found commercial and artistic success with such films as "Addams Family," "Addams Family Values," "Get Shorty," "Wild Wild West," "Big Trouble," and "RV." He has produced or executive produced "The Ladykillers," "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events," "Out of Sight," "Enchanted" and the animated feature "Space Chimps."

Sonnenfeld began his career as a cinematographer, collaborating with the Coen Brothers on their first feature film, "Blood Simple" and continuing with "Raising Arizona" and "Miller's Crossing." In addition, Sonnenfeld served as director of photography on Penny Marshall's "Big," Danny DeVito's "Throw Momma from the Train," and two films for Rob Reiner: "When Harry Met Sally" and "Misery."

Sonnenfeld most recently has received a Prime Time Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series and the 2007 DGA Award for his directorial achievement on "Pushing Daisies" for the episode "Pie-lette." He has directed numerous Clio award winning commercials for Nike, Reebok and Isuzu.

In television, he has executive produced "Karen Sisco," and directed and executive produced "Maximum Bob," "The Tick," "Notes from the Underbelly" and "Pushing Daisies."

Until recently, Sonnenfeld had been a contributing editor for Esquire Magazine, for which he wrote his monthly column, "The Digital Man," starting in September 2003. He is also an elected board member of the Eastern Directors Council of the Directors Guild of America.

He lives in East Hampton, New York and Telluride, Colorado with his beautiful wife, Susan.

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How old is he? Where does he live? Find out here.

Age: 64 years old
Birthday: April 1, 1953
Birthplace: New York, NY
Current Residence: East Hampton, NY and Telluride, CO
Wife: Susan Ringo

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