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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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Born:
Jun 27, 1966 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
31
First Appeared:
In the movie Regarding Henry 1991-07-10
Latest Project:
Movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker 2019-12-18
Known For
Poster of King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen
Poster of Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel
Poster of Star Trek: Secrets of the Universe
Poster of Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed
Filmography
Movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker D-O (voice) 2019-12-18
Movie Love, Antosha Himself 2019-08-02
Movie King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen Himself 2018-07-07
Movie And the Winner Isn't Himself 2017-12-08
Movie Spielberg Himself 2017-10-05
Movie Three Kinds of Close Encounters Himself 2017-09-19
Movie Tour de Pharmacy Himself 2017-07-08
Movie The Disaster Artist Himself 2017-03-12
Movie For the Love of Spock Himself 2016-09-09
Movie 50 Years of Star Trek himself 2016-08-14
Series Geeking Out Himself 2016-07-24
Movie Secrets of the Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey Himself 2016-04-16
Movie Star Wars: Greatest Moments Himself 2015-12-26
Movie Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel Himself 2015-12-15
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 Himself 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 HypaSpace Himself 2002-05-13
Series Icons Unknown 2002-05-01
Movie The Suburbans Rock Journalist 1999-10-29
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