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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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 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)
 2005 Serenity (written by)
 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)
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Writes for Marvel's "Astonishing X-Men" series (2005-????). Graphic novels out so far (April 2007) are "Gifted", "Dangerous" and "Torn", but the next graphic novel "Unstoppable" is contracted and in the works. "Astonishing X-Men", recreated specifically for Whedon, has been one of Marvel's best-selling comics as of 2006 and was... See more »

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

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Alternate Names:

Joss 'The Boss' Whedon

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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[on the possibility of making a full scale musical] Full scale musical? The biggest non-spaceship-involving dream of my life. But it's a huge life commitment... See more »

Trivia:

Was asked to revise the script for X-Men (2000) and reportedly decided the whole script needed to be totally rewritten. When he handed the studio this draft, they apparently threw it out; they only really wanted him to add a couple jokes here and there. See more »

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Tongue-in-cheek, witty writing style See more »

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Cancer

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