Your Guide To A High Minded Lifestyle
Warren Elgort
Warren Elgort

  • Occupation
  • Film Director & Photographer
  • Birthplace
  • New York City
  • Zodiac
  • Sagittarius

What do you actually do all day?
I come up with ideas for movies and pictures.

Why do you live in New York?
I live in NYC because of the subway system and because my family is based here.

If you had one day left in Los Angeles, what would you do?
I’d hit tennis balls, float around a little in the ocean, and make babies with someone smart.

My motto is…
Show ‘em what you can do.

My alter ego is…
Davy Crockett.

My secret crush is…
Davy Crockett.

What was your first job?
My first job was teaching tennis out east in the summertime.

  • Davy Crockett

    Davy Crockett

  • Snoop Dogg

    Snoop Dogg

What is your favorite travel destination?
I like Tokyo and Paris, but if it’s just for the weekend I’ll go to Southampton.

What is your favorite work of art?
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway.

Favorite song growing up?
“The Devil Went Down to Georgia.”

If you could be taken on a guided tour of anywhere in the world where would it be?
Fishing with my mom all over Alaska because she took me when I was younger and it was amazing.

Who would you invite (living or dead) to your perfect dinner party?
Zelda and F Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Anna Kournikova, John Starks, Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, John Wayne, Snoop Dogg, Jamie Foxx, Jessica Chastain, Roger Federer, Clint Eastwood, Davy Crockett, Shakira, Bill Murray, Simonetta Stefanelli, the Knicks Dancers, the Rockettes, and some family and friends.

  • Ping Pong

    Ping Pong

  • Sour Belts

    Sour Belts

Favorite snack to munch on?
Red and green sour belts.

What was the last thing you Googled?
How to spell Sagittarius.

What is a secret talent you have that people would be surprised to know?
I’m pretty good at ping pong lefty.

What is your biggest pet peeve?
I don’t like ketchup.

Who is your style icon?
Davy Crockett.

What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
Do what you love.

What are you most proud of?
Getting to the finals this summer of the local tennis tournament with my brother.

Do you collect anything?
Cameras and guitars.

  • Matchabar
  • Favorite
  • Shops
  • Doubles Tennis
  • Favorite
  • Workout
    • Doubles Tennis
  • The Wire
  • Favorite
  • TV Shows
    • The Wire

    • Fawlty Towers

    • The Addams Family

    • Band of Brothers

    • The Sopranos

  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
  • Favorite
  • Movies
    • For a Few Dollars More by Sergio Leone
    • Midnight in Paris by Woody Allen
    • The Life Aquatic by Wes Anderson
  • Ansel Elgort
  • Favorite
  • Singers
    • Ella Fitzgerald

    • Townes Van Zandt

    • Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

    • Ansel Elgort