J.J. Abrams biography

J.J. Abrams

Screenwriter, Film director

1966 –

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Who is J.J. Abrams?

Jeffrey Jacob "J. J." Abrams is an American film and television producer, screenwriter, director, actor and composer. He is well known for his work in the genres of action, drama and science fiction.

Abrams wrote and produced feature films before co-creating the television series Felicity. He also created Alias and co-created Lost, Fringe, Undercovers and produced the television series Person of Interest and Revolution, among others.

His directorial film work includes two Star Trek films; Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness, along with Mission: Impossible III and Super 8. He will also direct Star Wars Episode VII, the first film in the Star Wars sequel trilogy. Abrams produced the films Cloverfield, Morning Glory, and Mission: ImpossibleGhost Protocol. He also played a role in the film Six Degrees of Separation.

Many of the films he has directed or produced are distributed by Paramount Pictures, while his television series were co-produced by either Warner Bros. Television or Touchstone Television. Abrams' frequent creative collaborators include writers Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci, composer Michael Giacchino, cinematographers Daniel Mindel & Larry Fong, and editors Maryann Brandon & Mary Jo Markey.

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Born
Jun 27, 1966
New York City
Also known as
  • Jeffrey Jacob Abrams
  • Jeffrey Abrams
  • JJ Abrams
  • Jeffrey J. Abrams
  • Abrams, J.J.
  • Jeffrey Jacob "J.J." Abrams
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • German American
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Sarah Lawrence College
  • Palisades Charter High School
Employment
  • Bad Robot Productions
Lived in
  • New York City
  • Pacific Palisades

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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