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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 14 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron (written by) (filming)
 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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wrote an unused draft of X-Men (2000) 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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I still believe that even though Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) is better in innumerable ways than Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) wins because you can't end a movie with Han frozen in carbonite. That's not a movie, it's an episode. See more »

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Wrote an introduction for Jim Krugeer and Alex Ross's Marvel Comics's award- winning graphic novel "Earth X." See more »

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Features tough, strong female characters See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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