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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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  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) ... (created by)
- S.O.S. Part 1 (2015) ... (created by)
- S.O.S. Part 2 (2015) ... (created by)
- Scars (2015) ... (created by)
- The Dirty Half Dozen (2015) ... (created by)
  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)
  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)
  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)
  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 by - 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)
 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:

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 »

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:

[on why he thought Alien: Resurrection (1997) was not faithful to his vision] ...It wasn't a question of doing everything differently, although they changed the ending; it was mostly a matter of doing everything wrong. They said the lines...mostly...but they said them all wrong. And they cast it wrong. And they designed it wrong. And they scored it wrong. They did everything wrong that they could... See more »

Trivia:

Is a very big fan of ''Battlestar Galactica'' and cast 'Tahmoh Pennikett' as one of the leads in ''Dollhouse'' based on his work in it. He also cast Jamie Bamber, Michael Hogan and Mark Sheppard in guest parts. 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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