Camera, Film, & Tape
St Louis University
Loyola Marymount University
Writes and directs "Guardians of the Galaxy" for Marvel Entertainment.
Directs cult favorite, "Slither."
Pens remake of "Dawn of the Dead."
Writes live-action film version of "Scooby-Doo."
His surname, Gunn, is reportedly derived from the Scottish name "MacGilGunn," which translates into "Sons to the Servants of the God of the Dead."
His love of comic books came from his father's purchase of a huge comic collection worth $8,000. The collection was intended to provide father and son with some common ground in order to develop a deeper connection, per the request of Gunn's therapist.
With Fischer, Gunn co-wrote and appeared in the independent comedy "Lollilove" (2004).
Gunn has contributed music to "Scooby-Doo" and "Movie 43."
Gunn has cast his brother, Sean, in several of his projects, including "Super" and "Guardians of the Galaxy," for which he provided the live-action model for the CGI character Rocket Raccoon.
Wrote the story for Grasshopper Manufacture's video game Lollipop Chainsaw.
The main character of his novel, The Toy Collector, is a hospital orderly named James Gunn who steals drugs from his hospital workplace in order to fund his toy collection. Gunn worked as a hospital orderly in Tuscon, Arizona, while writing the novel.