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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 14 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron (written by) (filming)
  Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Series) (6 episodes, 2014) (created by - 14 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (written by - 1 episode, 2013)
- Nothing Personal (2014) ... (creator)
- The Only Light in the Darkness (2014) ... (creator)
- Providence (2014) ... (creator)
- Turn, Turn, Turn (2014) ... (creator)
- End of the Beginning (2014) ... (creator)
 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) ... (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 - 111 episodes, 1999 - 2004) (written by - 7 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 - 145 episodes, 1996 - 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:

wrote an unused draft of X-Men (2000) 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:

[on if killing a character has ever had a profound emotional affect on him] I actually find it refreshing... delightful... vaguely arousing... Actually, I'm, no offense, very tired of being labeled as 'the guy who kills people.' Shakespeare (he's this hot new writer) does it way more than me, and everyone's all excited about how he, as it were, holds a mirror up to nature, while I'm like the ... See more »

Trivia:

Whedon and Cole can be heard doing a demo track for the wildly popular episode "Once More With Feeling" on the episode soundtrack. It was recorded in the front hall of their home. See more »

Trademark:

Frequent use of nouns as adjectives, by adding the suffix "-y" See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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