Joss Whedon


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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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(1996-2003)
The Avengers Writer
(2012)
Angel Writer
(1999-2004)

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  The Nevers (TV Series) (created by - 6 episodes, 2021) (written by - 1 episode, 2021) (filming)
- Episode #1.6 (2021) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.5 (2021) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.4 (2021) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.3 (2021) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.2 (2021) ... (creator)
  Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) (characters) / (creator)
  Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Series) (created by - 135 episodes, 2013 - 2020) (written by - 1 episode, 2013)
- What We're Fighting For (2020) ... (creator)
- The End is at Hand (2020) ... (creator)
- Brand New Day (2020) ... (creator)
- Stolen (2020) ... (creator)
- As I Have Always Been (2020) ... (creator)
 2017 Justice League (screenplay by)
 2017/I Lurk (Short) (Based on the characters created by)
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron (written by)
 2014 Aaf (TV Series) (scenario - 1 episode)
- Klein Zusje (2014) ... (scenario)
 2014 In Your Eyes (written by)
 2012/I Much Ado About Nothing (adapted for screen by)
 2012 Buffy the Vampire Slayer XXX: A Parody (Video) (based on the characters created by)
 2012 The Avengers (screenplay) / (story)
 2011 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 Mini-Series)
 2009 This American Life Live! (TV Special) (written by)
 2009 Dollplay (TV Series) (creator)
 2008 Commentary! The Musical (Video short) (written by)
  Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (TV Mini-Series short) (2 episodes, 2008) (written by - 1 episode, 2008)
- Act III (2008) ... (written by)
- Act II (2008) ... (uncredited)
- Act I (2008) ... (uncredited)
 2007 Forgotten Memories (Video short) (based on the characters created by)
 2005 Serenity (written by)
 2004 Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Animated Series (TV Short) (creator)
  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)
  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)
 2003 Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Wrath of the Darkhul King (Video Game) (television series)
  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)
 2001 Atlantis: The Lost Empire (story by)
 2000 Titan A.E. (screenplay)
 1997 Buffy the Vampire Layer (Video) (based on the character created by)
 1997 Alien: Resurrection (written by)
 1995 Toy Story (screenplay by)
 1992 Muffy the Vampire Layer (Video) (based on the character created 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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Tales of the Vampire - (comic book anthology and canonical prequel of television/comic book series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Angel.") Dark Horse Comics Story: Tales of the Vampires,Stacy 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 what his favorite horror film is] I'll rock out Alien (1979) partially because I got to see that completely unspoiled which was hard to do even then. That's all anyone was talking about and I was just like [covers ears, makes mumbling noise]; I would not talk to my friends for a couple of weeks until I could see it. Front row, Times Square, 14 years old. Oh, yeah. See more »

Trivia:

In the 2002-2003 television season, Whedon had three television series, each running on a different network: Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) on UPN, Angel (1999) on the WB and Firefly (2002) on Fox. Angel (1999) was the only one of the three to still be on the air in the 2003-2004 season as Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) had ended its seven season run while Firefly (2002) was cancelled after 14 ... See more »

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Star Sign:

Cancer

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