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J.J. Abrams


J.J. Abrams was born on June 27, 1966 in New York City, New York, USA as Jeffrey Jacob Abrams. He is a producer and writer, known for Lost (2004), Star Trek (2009) and Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015). He has been married to Katie McGrath since 1996. They have three children. See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 18 wins & 51 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Lost
Lost Producer
(2004-2010)
Star Trek
Star Trek Producer
(2009)
Super 8
Super 8 Producer
(2011)

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 2018 Overlord (producer) (post-production)
 2018 M:I 6 - Mission Impossible (producer) (filming)
 2018 Cloverfield Movie (producer) (post-production)
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  Kolma (producer) (announced)
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 2017 Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (executive producer)
 2016 Star Trek: Beyond (producer)
 2016 10 Cloverfield Lane (producer - produced by)
 2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens (producer)
 2014 Infinitely Polar Bear (executive producer)
 2013 Star Trek: Into Darkness (producer)
 2011 Super 8 (producer)
 2010 Morning Glory (producer)
 2009 Star Trek (producer)
 2008 Cloverfield (producer)
 2001 Joy Ride (producer)
 1999 The Suburbans (producer)
 1996 The Pallbearer (producer - as Jeffrey Abrams)
 1992 Forever Young (executive producer - as Jeffrey Abrams)
 1991 Regarding Henry (co-producer - as Jeffrey Abrams)
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Other Works:

DVD commentary: Provided audio commentary on Lost: Pilot: Part 1 (2004) with Damon Lindelof and Bryan Burk. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 17 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

JJ Abrams | Jeffrey Jacob Abrams | Jeffrey Abrams

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

I think when you're 10 years old, it's too much to see something with the threat of death in every episode. Kids are better left naive about certain things. See more »

Trivia:

Is a huge fan of The Twilight Zone (1959), with his favorite episode being The Twilight Zone: Walking Distance (1959). See more »

Trademark:

Often uses music by Michael Giacchino See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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