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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 Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Lost (2004) and Super 8 (2011). 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 & 42 nominations. See more awards »

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Lost
Lost Producer
(2004-2010)
Super 8
Super 8 Producer
(2011)

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 2018 Kolma (producer) (announced)
 2017 Star Wars: Episode VIII (executive producer) (post-production)
 2017 God Particle (producer) (filming)
  Half-Life (producer) (announced)
  Portal (producer) (announced)
 2016 Star Trek Beyond (producer)
 2016 10 Cloverfield Lane (producer)
 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 2 (2004) with Damon Lindelof and Bryan Burk. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 16 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've always liked working on stories that combine people who are relatable with something insane. The most exciting thing for me is crossing that bridge between something we know is real and something that is extraordinary. The thing for me has always been how you cross that bridge. See more »

Trivia:

Son of Gerald W. Abrams. See more »

Trademark:

Often makes references to elements of the original Star Trek (1966) series See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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