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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 18 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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  Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Series) (created by - 22 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (written by - 1 episode, 2013)
- Beginning of the End (2014) ... (created by)
- Ragtag (2014) ... (created by)
- Nothing Personal (2014) ... (created by)
- The Only Light in the Darkness (2014) ... (created by)
- Providence (2014) ... (created by)
 2014 In Your Eyes
 2012 Avengers Assemble in the Playroom (Video short) (story - uncredited)
 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) ... (created by)
- The Hollow Men (2010) ... (created by)
- Getting Closer (2010) ... (created by)
- The Attic (2009) ... (created by)
- Stop-Loss (2009) ... (created by)
 2009 Astonishing X-Men: Gifted (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) ... (created by) / (written by)
- Power Play (2004) ... (created by)
- The Girl in Question (2004) ... (created by)
- Time Bomb (2004) ... (created by)
- Origin (2004) ... (created by)
 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) ... (created by) / (written by)
- Trash (2003) ... (created by)
- Heart of Gold (2003) ... (created by)
- Serenity (2002) ... (created by) / (written by)
- Objects in Space (2002) ... (created by) / (written by)
  Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) (created by - 144 episodes, 1997 - 2003) (written by - 25 episodes, 1996 - 2003) (story - 3 episodes, 1997)
- Chosen (2003) ... (created by) / (written by)
- End of Days (2003) ... (created by)
- Touched (2003) ... (created by)
- Empty Places (2003) ... (created by)
- Dirty Girls (2003) ... (created by)
 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:

Tales of the Vampire - (comic book anthology and canonical prequel of television/comic book series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Angel.") Dark Horse Comics Story: Tales of the Vampires,Stacy See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Joss 'The Boss' Whedon

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

It's fascinating to me, the shows that I've always loved the best, Hill Street Blues (1981), "Wiseguy," Twin Peaks (1990) have always been shows that did have accumulative knowledge. One of the reasons why The X-Files (1993) started to leave me cold was that after five years, I just started yelling at Scully, 'You're an idiot. It's a monster,' and I couldn't take it anymore. I need people to grow... See more »

Trivia:

After receiving a degree in film studies from Wesleyan University, Whedon moved to Los Angeles and landed his first writing job on the staff of Roseanne (1988), working as a story editor and writing several episodes of the top-rated series. He later pulled double duty on the NBC series Parenthood (1990), co-producing and writing a number of episodes. See more »

Trademark:

Plans storylines far in advance for all his television series, allowing for remarkable long-term continuity. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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