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Joss Whedon


Joss Whedon is the middle of five brothers - his younger brothers are Jed Whedon and Zack Whedon. Both his father, Tom Whedon and his grandfather, John Whedon were successful television writers. Joss' mother, Lee Stearns, was a history teacher and she also wrote novels as Lee Whedon. Whedon was raised in New York and was educated at Riverdale ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 21 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

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  Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Series) (created by - 45 episodes, 2013 - 2015) (written by - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode #3.1 (2015) ... (creator)
- S.O.S. Part 1 (2015) ... (creator)
- S.O.S. Part 2 (2015) ... (creator)
- Scars (2015) ... (creator)
- The Dirty Half Dozen (2015) ... (creator)
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron (written by)
 2014 In Your Eyes
 2012/I Much Ado About Nothing (written for the screen by)
 2012 The Avengers (screenplay) / (story)
 2012 The Cabin in the Woods (written by)
 2011 Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (Documentary)
  Dollhouse (TV Series) (created by - 27 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (written by - 4 episodes, 2009) (story - 1 episode, 2009)
- Epitaph Two: Return (2010) ... (creator)
- The Hollow Men (2010) ... (creator)
- Getting Closer (2010) ... (creator)
- The Attic (2009) ... (creator)
- Stop-Loss (2009) ... (creator)
 2009 Astonishing X-Men (TV Series)
 2009 This American Life Live! (TV Movie) (written by)
 2009 Dollplay (TV Series) (creator)
 2008 Commentary! The Musical (Video short) (written by)
  Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes, 2008) (written by - 1 episode, 2008)
- Act III (2008) ... (written by)
- Act II (2008) ... (uncredited)
- Act I (2008) ... (uncredited)
 2005 Serenity (written by)
  Angel (TV Series) (created by - 110 episodes, 1999 - 2004) (written by - 8 episodes, 1999 - 2004) (story - 4 episodes, 1999 - 2004)
- Not Fade Away (2004) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Power Play (2004) ... (creator)
- The Girl in Question (2004) ... (creator)
- Time Bomb (2004) ... (creator)
- Origin (2004) ... (creator)
 2004 Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Animated Series (TV Movie) (creator)
  Firefly (TV Series) (created by - 14 episodes, 2002 - 2003) (written by - 5 episodes, 2002 - 2003)
- The Message (2003) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Trash (2003) ... (creator)
- Heart of Gold (2003) ... (creator)
- Serenity (2002) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Objects in Space (2002) ... (creator) / (written by)
  Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) (created by - 144 episodes, 1997 - 2003) (written by - 25 episodes, 1996 - 2003) (story by - 3 episodes, 1997)
- Chosen (2003) ... (creator) / (written by)
- End of Days (2003) ... (creator)
- Touched (2003) ... (creator)
- Empty Places (2003) ... (creator)
- Dirty Girls (2003) ... (creator)
 2003 Atlantis: Milo's Return (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 2001 Atlantis: The Lost Empire (story)
 2000 Titan A.E. (screenplay)
 1997 Alien: Resurrection (written by)
 1995 Toy Story (screenplay)
 1992 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (written by)
 1990-1991 Parenthood (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Fun for Kids (1991) ... (written by)
- Small Surprises (1990) ... (written by)
- The Plague (1990) ... (written by)
 1989 Roseanne (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Chicken Hearts (1989) ... (written by)
- Brain-Dead Poets Society (1989) ... (written by)
- House of Grown-Ups (1989) ... (written by)
- The Little Sister (1989) ... (written by)
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Other Works:

wrote an unused draft of X-Men (2000) See more »

Publicity Listings:

17 Interviews | 18 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Joss 'The Boss' Whedon

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

Regarding why his Wonder Woman script wasn't accepted: It was in an outline, and not in a draft, and they didn't like it. So I never got to write a draft where I got to work out exactly what I wanted to do. In terms of the meaning, the feeling, the look, the emotion, the character, the relationship with Steve Trevor, all of that stuff, I never wavered for a second... The lack of enthusiasm was ... See more »

Trivia:

Writing is clearly in his blood, since he could arguably be the world's first third-generation television writer. His grandfather was a successful sitcom writer in the 1950s and '60s on The Donna Reed Show (1958) and Leave It to Beaver (1957), and his father wrote for the likes of The Dick Cavett Show (1968), Alice (1976) and Benson (1979). See more »

Trademark:

Often gives his characters names that are later revealed to be their last names and/or based on an unusual abbreviation for their full name. For example: only after the character Oz had already left Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) did the show reveal that "Oz" was an abbreviation of his full name, Daniel Osbourne; on "Angel," they did not clarify that Doyle was actually the character's last name ... See more »

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