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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), Super 8 (2011) and Mission: Impossible III (2006). He has been married to Katie McGrath since 1996. They have three children. See full bio »

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 2019 Star Trek 4 (producer) (announced)
 2017 Mission: Impossible 6 (producer) (announced)
 2016 Star Trek Beyond (producer) (post-production)
 2016/I Valencia (producer) (post-production)
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 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 2 (2004) with Damon Lindelof and Bryan Burk. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 13 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

JJ Abrams | Jeffrey Jacob Abrams | Jeffrey Abrams


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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When I was a kid and saw Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) for the first time, it blew my mind and around the same time, I had friends who were huge fans of Star Trek and I don't know if I was smart enough to get it, or patient enough. What I loved about Star Wars was the visceral energy of it, the clarity of it, the kind of innocence and big heart of it. Star Trek always felt a little ... See more »


He has cited Steven Spielberg as his hero. See more »


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