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Mark Waters

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Mark Stephen Waters (born June 30, 1964) is an American screenwriter, director, and film producer. He is best known for directing comedy films such as Freaky Friday (2003), Mean Girls (2004), Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009), Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011), and Vampire Academy (2014).

Mark Waters
Mark Stephen Waters

(1964-06-30) June 30, 1964 (age 55)
Wyandotte, Michigan, United States
Alma materAFI Conservatory
OccupationScreenwriter, film director, producer
Years active1997–present
Dina Spybey (m. 2000)
RelativesDaniel Waters (brother)



Year Title Director Producer Writer
1997 The House of Yes Yes No Yes
2001 Head over Heels Yes No No
2002 Warning: Parental Advisory Yes No No
2003 Freaky Friday Yes No No
2004 Mean Girls Yes No No
2005 Sorry, Haters No executive No
Just Like Heaven Yes No No
2008 The Spiderwick Chronicles Yes No No
2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past Yes executive No
500 Days of Summer No Yes No
2011 Mr. Popper's Penguins Yes executive No
2014 Vampire Academy Yes No No
2016 Bad Santa 2 Yes executive No
TBA Magic Camp Yes No No


Year Title Director Producer Writer
2019 Looking for Alaska No Executive No

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