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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: Episode VII - 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 & 45 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

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 2017 Star Wars: The Last Jedi (executive producer) (post-production)
 2017 Cloverfield Movie (producer) (post-production)
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  Portal (producer) (announced)
 2016 Star Trek Beyond (producer)
 2016 10 Cloverfield Lane (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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Personal Details

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:

As a director/writer/producer, all you ever want is to work with actors who make you look better, who make the work you do seem as good as it can be and even better than it is. See more »

Trivia:

His children Henry and Gracie provided the voices for his production company Bad Robot. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Cancer

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