Stephen Sommers - Details


Stephen Sommers attended St Johns University and The University Of Seville in Spain. Following that, he spent four years performing in theater groups and managing rock bands throughout Europe. Relocating to Los Angeles, he attended the USC School of Cinema-Television, earning a Masters Degree. During this time, he wrote and directed award winning short film entitled Perfect Alibi.

Sommers wrote and directed Mummy, The (1999) as well as Mummy Returns, The (2001). He wrote and directed Adventures of Huck Finn, The (1993), starring Elijah Wood and Jason Robards, The Jungle Book with JasonScott Lee, Cary Elwes, Sam Neill and John Cleese, and Deep Rising (1998), starring Treat Williams and Famke Janssen. Sommers wrote and executively produced Oliver Twist, again working with Wood as well as Richard Dreyfuss.

Sommers resides in Los Angeles with his wife Jana and their two daughters.


  • 20th March 1962 - Birth