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J.J. Abrams

Jeffrey Jacob Abrams (born June 27, 1966) is an American filmmaker. He is best known for his work in the genres of action, drama, and science fiction. Abrams wrote or produced such films as Regarding Henry (1991), Forever Young (1992), Armageddon (1998), Cloverfield (2008), Star Trek (2009), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019). Abrams has created numerous television series, including Felicity (co-creator, 1998–2002), Alias (creator, 2001–2006), Lost (co-creator, 2004–2010), and Fringe (co-creator, 2008–2013). He won two Emmy Awards for Lost — Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series and Outstanding Drama Series. His directorial film work includes Mission: Impossible III (2006), Star Trek (2009), Super 8 (2011), and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013). He also directed, produced and co-wrote Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), the seventh episode of the Star Wars saga, the first film of the sequel trilogy, his highest-grossing film, as well as the fourth-highest-grossing film of all time not adjusted for inflation. He returned to Star Wars by co-writing, producing and directing the ninth and final installment of the saga, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019). Abrams's frequent collaborators include producer Bryan Burk, actors Greg Grunberg, Simon Pegg and Keri Russell, composer Michael Giacchino, writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, cinematographers Daniel Mindel and Larry Fong, and editors Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey. Description above from the Wikipedia article J.J. Abrams, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jun 27, 1966 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Regarding Henry 1991-07-10
Latest Project:
Movie The Skywalker Legacy 2020-03-18
Known For
Poster of Love, Antosha
Poster of Spielberg
Poster of The Magic History of Cinema
Poster of The Disaster Artist
Movie The Skywalker Legacy Himself 2020-03-18
Movie Love, Antosha Himself 2019-08-02
Movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker D-O (voice) 2019-12-18
Movie King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen Himself 2018-07-07
Movie The Magic History of Cinema Unknown 2017-08-30
Movie The Disaster Artist Himself 2017-03-12
Movie Tour de Pharmacy Himself 2017-07-08
Movie And the Winner Isn't Self 2017-12-08
Movie Spielberg Self 2017-10-05
Movie Three Kinds of Close Encounters Himself 2017-09-19
Movie Secrets of the Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey Himself 2016-04-16
Series Geeking Out Himself 2016-07-24
Movie 50 Years of Star Trek himself 2016-08-14
Movie For the Love of Spock Himself 2016-09-09
Movie Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel Himself 2015-12-15
Movie Star Wars: Greatest Moments Himself 2015-12-26
Movie Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show Himself 2014-10-17
Movie Lennon or McCartney Himself (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Movie Star Trek: Secrets of the Universe Himself 2013-05-16
Movie The Greatest Movie Ever Sold Himself 2011-04-22
Movie Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible Himself 2010-11-12
Movie Blood, Boobs and Beast Himself 2009-02-24
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon himself 2009-03-02
Movie Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed Self 2007-05-28
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie Comic Book: The Movie Himself 2004-01-27
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series Druckfrisch self 2003-02-09
Series Icons Unknown 2002-05-01
Series HypaSpace Himself 2002-05-13
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie The Suburbans Rock Journalist 1999-10-29
Movie Diabolique Video Photographer #2 1996-03-22
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993-09-13
Movie Six Degrees of Separation Doug 1993-12-08
Movie Regarding Henry Delivery Boy 1991-07-10