Rob Cohen is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. One of the 1970's "baby moguls", he built a thriving career as a producer, before concentrating full time on directing from the 1990's, with high adrenaline action blockbusters such as xXx (2002) and Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993). He is the creator of The Fast and the Furious (2001), Universal Pictures' biggest franchise of all time.
Graduated from Harvard University.
Father of Kyle Cohen
Ranked #95 in Premiere's 2003 annual Power 100 List.
Uses Randy Edelman scores.
Became an avid surfer in 2006.
Daughter Zoe and sons Jasi and Sean Cohen born 20 March 2008.
In August 2002 he was negotiating to possibly direct Dwayne Johnson in a film based on the life of Hawaii's King Kamehamha.
I wanted a woman who had the body and the power of a real pilot. I interviewed hundreds of woman, but Jessica just seemed perfect for the part. I couldn't get her out of my head. I continued to bother her and she finally gave in.