He was born on 7th of June 1974 (aged 41). He is an American animation director, writer, voice artist, and animator. He is renowned for his work in Avatar: The Last Airbender, Star Wars, and others. He was also the producer of Star Wars Rebels. He was born in Pennsylvania, United States of America. He grew up in Mt. Lebanon; he attended Mt. Lebanon high school and graduated in 1922.
Then he went on to get his further education at the University of Edinboro, Pennsylvania. He took an active part in marching band group of the school and college, and his position in the Hockey team was the goaltender. He is very much interested in arts; he painted and designed several murals in Mt. Lebanon high school. Before starting his career in Star Wars, he worked on the TV program, Avatar: The Last Airbender.
This show was screened on the channel of Nickelodeon; it showed the story of a warrior named Avatar who belonged to the Air tribe. He then started to work on Star Wars. He directed the Star Wars: The Clone Wars film and he was the supervising director of the Star Wars TV series. Later, he announced that he would be writing and illustrating the Clone War comics. He has also voiced the character of Bounty Hunter Embo in different Star War series and voiced Spots Podal in season V. Along with Greg Weisman and Simon Kinberg; he produced the Star War Rebels film which debuted in 2014, and it was a grand success. Filoni first appeared during Celebration IV of star wars in 2007 along with producer Catharine Winder.
It is here that he announced the beginning of the new TV series and showcased how it is prepared and created. He drew cover pages of several Star War comics as well. He is a huge fan of Plo Koon and has a collection of his accessories and merchandise like Costumes, Heads, Lightsabers, Notes and others. He is also a fan of Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Pittsburgh Steelers adding to it; he loves Godzilla.
He loves playing ice hockey and has participated in Snoopy Senior’s Ice Hockey Tournament; he plays the position of Goaltender. He has won many awards which include ‘Daytime Emmy award for outstanding special class animated program’ and he was nominated for ‘Outstanding Direction in an animated program’. Recently, he announced that something big is going to happen to the star war series which will be a treat for the fans. He added that Star Wars need more characters. He is also active on social media.