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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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"Serenity: Those Left Behind" (three issues comic book mini-series-canonical continuation of television series "Firefly" and motion picture "Serenity"). -- Dark Horse Comics. 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

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[Talking about Serenity and making a movie] When you're making a movie, you gotta Amp it up, you gotta go to a greater scale and everything is gonna be a little grander, you hero is gonna be more 'heroicaler'.... yes that's a word..... now.... See more »

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After the cancellation of Firefly, Whedon cast nearly all of the main cast members as villains in his other projects. Nathan Fillion appeared in the seventh season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Caleb. Gina Torres appeared in the fourth season of Angel as Jasmine. Adam Baldwin also appeared in Angel, in the fifth season as Marcus Hamilton. Summer Glau and Alan Tudyk appeared in Dollhouse as ... See more »

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Supernatural and science fiction themes See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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