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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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 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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Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Season 8 (canonical continuation of the television show in comic book format by Dark Horse Comics) Writer/Editor Issue #1: "The Long Way Home, Part 1" written by Joss Whedon, art by Georges Jeanty, March 14, 2007 Issue #2: "The Long Way Home, Part 2" written by Joss Whedon, art by Georges Jeanty, ... See more »

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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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[on Sarah Michelle Gellar] It would be difficult to overemphasize Sarah's value to the show. There've been times that we didn't get along. There have been times when we've palled around. But no matter what, she was the other half of 'Buffy.' In seven years, she never let me down. See more »

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Rewrote the script for Speed (1994) uncredited. See more »

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Features tough, strong female characters See more »

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Cancer

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