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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 - 66 episodes, 2013 - 2016) (written by - 1 episode, 2013)
- Ascension (2016) ... (creator)
- Absolution (2016) ... (creator)
- Emancipation (2016) ... (creator)
- Failed Experiments (2016) ... (creator)
- The Singularity (2016) ... (creator)
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron (written by)
 2014 In Your Eyes (written by)
 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)
  Dollhouse (TV Series) (created by - 27 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (written by - 4 episodes, 2009) (story - 1 episode, 2009)
- Epitaph Two: Return (2010) ... (creator)
- The Hollow Men (2010) ... (creator)
- Getting Closer (2010) ... (creator)
- The Attic (2009) ... (creator)
- Stop-Loss (2009) ... (creator)
 2009 Astonishing X-Men (TV Series)
 2009 This American Life Live! (TV Movie) (written by)
 2009 Dollplay (TV Series) (creator)
 2008 Commentary! The Musical (Video short) (written by)
  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)
 2005 Serenity (written by)
  Angel (TV Series) (created by - 110 episodes, 1999 - 2004) (written by - 8 episodes, 1999 - 2004) (story - 4 episodes, 1999 - 2004)
- Not Fade Away (2004) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Power Play (2004) ... (creator)
- The Girl in Question (2004) ... (creator)
- Time Bomb (2004) ... (creator)
- Origin (2004) ... (creator)
 2004 Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Animated Series (TV Movie) (creator)
  Firefly (TV Series) (created by - 14 episodes, 2002 - 2003) (written by - 5 episodes, 2002 - 2003)
- The Message (2003) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Trash (2003) ... (creator)
- Heart of Gold (2003) ... (creator)
- Serenity (2002) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Objects in Space (2002) ... (creator) / (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) ... (creator) / (written by)
- End of Days (2003) ... (creator)
- Touched (2003) ... (creator)
- Empty Places (2003) ... (creator)
- Dirty Girls (2003) ... (creator)
 2003 Atlantis: Milo's Return (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 2001 Atlantis: The Lost Empire (story by)
 2000 Titan A.E. (screenplay)
 1997 Alien: Resurrection (written by)
 1995 Toy Story (screenplay by)
 1992 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (written 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)
 1989-1990 Roseanne (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Chicken Hearts (1990) ... (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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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 »

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 his favorite film] The Matrix (1999) is my number one. It was a movie that made me want to put down my pen and say, 'Oh, so that's how you tell a story. I'll be over here weeping.' I thought there were two things I was put on this Earth to do and in the same year I saw The Matrix and read Harry Potter and thought, 'Well, apparently someone's done them for me. I therefore have been put on this... See more »

Trivia:

His wife, Kai Cole, gave birth to their son Arden on December 18, 2002. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently includes ballet/ballerinas in his projects - though almost always with a supernatuural twist to their inclusion (Angel, Cabin in the Woods, Avengers: Age of Ultron, etc.) See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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