Barry Sonnenfeld

American film director and cinematographer

Barry Sonnenfeld (born April 1, 1953) is an American filmmaker and television director. He is known for director The Addams Family (1991) and its sequel Addams Family Values (1993), Get Shorty (1995), Men in Black (1997), Men in Black II (2002), Men in Black III (2012), and Wild Wild West (1999).[1]

Barry Sonnenfeld
Sonnenfeld in October 2012
Born (1953-04-01) April 1, 1953 (age 71)
Alma materHampshire College (BA)
New York University (MFA)
Occupation(s)Film director, producer and cinematographer
Years active1978–present
Susan L. Ringo (m. 1989)
ChildrenChloe Sonnenfeld (b. 1993)


  1. "Barry Sonnenfeld Biography (1953-)". Retrieved 2013-03-16.