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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 19 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Writer and creator of the comic book "Fray", published by Dark Horse comics. 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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[on why "Alien" is his favorite horror film] My favorite's really "Alien," just because I got to stay spoiler-free for one thing. There are many that have perhaps filled me with more dread, but "Alien" worked for me on a level that was dazzling; it's science fiction and horror which I love; the creature's unparalleled and constantly in the first one shifting your expectations of what it is and ... See more »


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

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