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J.J. Abrams

Jeffrey Jacob Abrams, better known as his screen moniker J.J. Abrams, is an American film and television producer, screenwriter, director, actor and composer.   Best known for his work in science fiction and action genres, Abrams (co-)created multiple award winning television series, including: Felicity, Alias, Lost, Fringe, Undercovers, Person of Interest and Revolution.  His film work includes the late 2000s reboots of beloved film series such as Star Trek, Star Wars, and Mission: Impossible.  Many of the films he has contributed to are distributed by Paramount Pictures, while his television series are, generally, co-produced by either Warner Bros. Television or Touchstone Television. Abrams' frequent creative collaborators include writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, composer Michael Giacchino, cinematographers Daniel Mindel and Larry Fong, and editors Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey.   Abrams was born in New York City, but raised in Los Angeles, the son of television producer Gerald W. Abrams and executive producer Carol Ann Abrams (née Kelvin).  He attended Palisades High School and Sarah Lawrence College.  Abrams' first movie business job came at the age of 16, when he wrote music for Don Dohler's film Nightbeast.  During his senior year at college, he teamed with Jill Mazursky to write a feature film treatment later used as the basis for Taking Care of Business, Abrams' first produced film. Abrahms continues to create major television and motion picture pieces under his production company, Bad Robot, founded in 2001 with Byran Burk.    Description above provided by and modified from the Wikipedia article J. J. Abrams, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Jun 27, 1966 In New York City - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
22
First Appeared:
In the movie Regarding Henry 1991-07-10
Latest Project:
Movie For the Love of Spock 2016-09-09
Known For
Poster of Star Trek: Secrets of the Universe
Poster of HypaSpace
Poster of Icons
Poster of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Filmography
Movie Secrets of the Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey Himself 2016-04-16
Movie 50 Years of Star Trek himself 2016-08-14
Movie For the Love of Spock Himself 2016-09-09
Movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2015-12-15
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 2010-11-14
Movie Blood, Boobs and Beast Himself 2009-02-24
Movie Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed J.J. Abrams 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 Icons Unknown 2002-05-01
Series HypaSpace 2002-05-13
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Diabolique Video Photographer #2 1996-03-22
Movie Six Degrees of Separation Doug 1993-12-08
Movie Regarding Henry Delivery Boy 1991-07-10