Does James Gunn Have Siblings? Meet His Four Brothers

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Does James Gunn Have Siblings? How many siblings does James Gunn have? Read on as we introduce you to the siblings of filmmaker, James Gunn.

James Francis Gunn Jr. is a well-known American filmmaker born on August 5, 1966 in St. Louis, Missouri where he was raised.

His love for films began in his childhood and by the time he was 12, he had already started making zombie films with his brothers. After high school, he attended Saint Louis University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

While in the University, he attended Loyola Marymount to study film making. He later attended the Columbia University School of Fine Art where he obtained his Master of Fine Arts degree in 1995.

As we speak, Gunn has either written, produced or directed over thirty films TV shows as well. His films include The Suicide Squad (2021), Peacemaker (2022- present), Slither (2006), Super (2010), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1, 2 & 3, etc. 

Does James Gunn Have Siblings? 

Yes. James Gunn has five siblings which is made up of four brothers and a sister. They are Sean Gunn, Matt Gunn, Patrick Guun, Brian Gunn and Beth Gunn.

Gunn and his siblings were raised by their parents in St. Louis and then Manchester, Missouri.

Who Is Sean Gunn? 

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Sean Gunn

Sean Gunn is an American actor born on May 22, 1974 in St. Louis, Missouri to Leota and James F. Gunn.  He is also the younger brother of filmmaker, James Gunn.

Sean started his acting career in 1995 where he landed a role in the film “Tromeo and Juliet”.

His breakthrough role then came five years later in the WB series “Gilmore Girls” as Kirk Gleason from 2000 to 2007, appearing in 137 episodes.

Sean is also known for his roles in films like Avengers: Endgame (2019), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Guardian of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (2023), Thor: Love and Thunder (2022), The Suicide Squad (2021), etc. 

He has been married to film director Natasha Halevi since 2019.

Who Is Matt Gunn?

Matt Gunn is an American actor and writer born on April 22, 1972 in St. Louis, Missouri to Leota and James F. Gunn. He is also the younger brother of filmmaker James Gunn.

He is also pursuing a career in the film industry just like his brothers, James, Sean and Brian Gunn.

Matt had his high school education at the Jesuit St. Louis University High School just like all his brothers. He graduated in 1990 and continued to the University.

He has established himself as a prolific political and humor writer on “Real Time With Bill Maher” on HBO. Through his work on HBO, Matt received a Writers Guild of America Award for Outstanding Comedy/ Variety Talk Series.

He has also recieved several Emmy award nominations over the years.

He is married to Michelle Gunn with who he has two children named Grace and Max Gunn.

Who Is Brian Gunn? 

Brian Gunn is an American actor, screenwriter and producer born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He was born on August 23, 1970 to Leota and James F. Gunn. He is also the younger brother of Filmmaker James Gunn.

Brian has been in the film industry for over two decades. He has acted, written or produced a number of films over the years.

He is the screenwriter of Brightburn (2019), Bring It On Again (2004), Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012), 2gether (2000), etc. He also produced 2gether, The Man Who Invented the Moon, 2gether: The Series, etc.

Who Is Patrick Gunn? 

Patrick Gunn is an American film producer and former Executive Vice President of Artisan Entertainment. He is also the younger brother of filmmaker James Gunn.

Like his four brothers, Patrick also attended Jesuits’ St. Louis University High School.

He is known for his work on films like Lego: The Adventures of Clutch Powers (2010), The Punisher (2004) and Bionicle: The Legend Reborn (2009).

Does James Gunn Have A Sister? Meet Beth Gunn

James Gunn has a sister named Seth Gunn. Beth may not be that popular in the film industry like her brothers. However, she is also well known in her field.

She is lawyer by profession after receiving training at the Columbia University School of Law. At Columbia University Law school, Beth was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.

After law school, she worked as a clerk at the United States Court of Appeal for the Eighth Circuit for the late Honorable Theodore MacMillian.

As we speak, Beth has eatablished herself as a top employment litigation attorney. Her desire is for employees to treated with equity and dignity by their employers.

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