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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 17 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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"Serenity: Those Left Behind" (three issues comic book mini-series-canonical continuation of television series "Firefly" and motion picture "Serenity"). -- Dark Horse Comics. See more »

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

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Joss 'The Boss' Whedon


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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I did walk out, but I found it fascinating that the movie ["Friday the 13th" (2009)] opens with a group of expendable teens, which Jason kills - not, by the way, very inventively - and then the movie starts, and an even more expendable group of teens shows up. It was as hateful as anything I've seen. There's an element of this 'torture porn' promulgation that's made me as angry as I can remember ... See more »


His favorite movie is The Matrix (1999). See more »


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