J.J. Abrams

Film Director / Film Producer / Television Producer / Screenwriter / Composer / Actor / Writer / Television Director / Executive Producer / Showrunner | * 06/27/1966 (58) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Jeffrey Jacob Abrams (born June 27, 1966) is an American filmmaker and composer. He is best known for his works in the genres of action, drama, and science fiction. Abrams wrote and 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' films have grossed over $4 billion worldwide, making him the eighth-highest-grossing film director of all time. Abrams has created numerous television series, including Felicity (co-creator, 1998–2002), ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Science Fiction

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Awards & Nominations for J.J. Abrams

Writers Guild of America Awards Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Dramatic Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screenplay Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form Producers Guild of America Award for Best Theatrical Motion Picture Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Dramatic Series Writers Guild of America Award for Television: New Series Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form
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Movies with J.J. Abrams as Actor(29)

TV Shows/Series with J.J. Abrams as Actor(12)

as himself2020 Reunited Apart
as himself2016 Geeking Out
2002 Icons
as himself2002 HypaSpace
as J.J. Abrams (voice)1999 Family Guy
as himself1996 The Daily Show
as Self - Guest1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
as himself (voice)1989 The Simpsons

Movies with J.J. Abrams as Crew(66)

Production/Producer2025 Superman: Legacy
Production/Producer2024 Untitled Star Trek Prequel
Production/Producer2024 The Blue Angels
Production/Producer2023 Zanbato
Production/Producer2023 Wunderkind
Production/Executive Producer2023 Aporia
Production/Producer2023 The Heavy
Production/Producer2023 The Invisible Woman
Production/Producer2023 The Pinkerton
Production/Producer2023 Untitled Constantine Sequel
Production/Producer2023 Untitled Star Trek Sequel
Production/Producer2023 Your Name
Production/Producer2023 Untitled Cloverfield Movie
Production/Producer2023 A Woman of No Importance
Production/Producer2023 Tab & Tony
Production/Producer2023 Kolma
Production/Producer2022 Lou
Directing/Director2019 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Production/Producer2019 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Writing/Screenplay2019 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Production/Producer2018 Mission: Impossible - Fallout
Production/Producer2018 Overlord
Production/Producer2018 The Cloverfield Paradox
Production/Executive Producer2017 Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Production/Executive Producer2017 100 Years
Production/Producer2016 Star Trek Beyond
Production/Producer2016 10 Cloverfield Lane
Production/Producer2015 Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
Directing/Director2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Production/Producer2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Writing/Screenplay2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Production/Producer2014 Infinitely Polar Bear
Directing/Director2013 Star Trek Into Darkness
Production/Producer2013 Star Trek Into Darkness
Production/Producer2011 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
Directing/Director2011 Super 8
Production/Producer2011 Super 8
Writing/Writer2011 Super 8
Production/Producer2010 Morning Glory
Crew/Thanks2010 Catfish
Directing/Director2009 Star Trek
Production/Producer2009 Star Trek
Production/Producer2009 The People Speak
Writing/Characters2008 Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead
Production/Producer2008 Cloverfield
Crew/Thanks2007 We Own the Night
Directing/Director2006 Mission: Impossible III
Writing/Writer2006 Mission: Impossible III
Production/Producer2001 Joy Ride
Writing/Writer2001 Joy Ride
Production/Producer1999 The Suburbans
Writing/Screenplay1998 Armageddon
Writing/Writer1997 Gone Fishin'
Production/Producer1996 The Pallbearer
Sound/Original Music Composer1994 Future Shock
Production/Executive Producer1992 Forever Young
Writing/Screenplay1992 Forever Young
Production/Producer1991 Regarding Henry
Writing/Screenplay1991 Regarding Henry
Writing/Screenplay1990 Taking Care of Business
Sound/Original Music Composer1982 Nightbeast

TV Shows/Series with J.J. Abrams as Crew(41)

Production/Executive Producer2024 Batman: Caped Crusader
Production/Executive Producer2024 Presumed Innocent
Production/Executive Producer2024 Speed Racer
Production/Executive Producer2024 Duster
Writing/Writer2024 Duster
Production/Executive Producer2023 Subject to Change
Creator/Creator2023 Subject to Change
Production/Executive Producer2021 Lisey's Story
Production/Executive Producer2021 UFO
Production/Executive Producer2020 Little Voice
Production/Executive Producer2020 Challenger: The Final Flight
Production/Executive Producer2020 Lovecraft Country
Production/Executive Producer2018 Castle Rock
Production/Executive Producer2016 Westworld
Production/Executive Producer2014 Believe
Production/Executive Producer2012 Alcatraz
Production/Executive Producer2012 Revolution
Production/Executive Producer2011 Person of Interest
Production/Producer2010 Undercovers
Directing/Director2010 Undercovers
Writing/Writer2010 Undercovers
Creator/Creator2010 Undercovers
Production/Producer2008 Fringe
Writing/Writer2008 Fringe
Creator/Creator2008 Fringe
Writing/Writer2007 Lost: Missing Pieces
Production/Executive Producer2006 Six Degrees
Production/Executive Producer2006 What About Brian
Directing/Director2005 The Office
Writing/Writer2004 Lost
Directing/Director2004 Lost
Production/Executive Producer2004 Lost
Creator/Creator2004 Lost
Directing/Director2001 Alias
Writing/Writer2001 Alias
Production/Executive Producer2001 Alias
Creator/Creator2001 Alias
Production/Executive Producer1998 Felicity
Writing/Writer1998 Felicity
Directing/Director1998 Felicity
Creator/Creator1998 Felicity

Additional Information

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Full Name: Jeffrey Jacob Abrams
Born: Monday, 06/27 1966 (June) in New York City, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 58 years + 16 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Sarah Lawrence College, Palisades Charter High School
Member of: Writers Guild of America, West
Spouses (current/former): Katie McGrath
Children: Henry Abrams, Gracie Abrams
Mother: Carol Ann Abrams
Other names for J.J. Abrams (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"J. J. Abrams"
"Jeffrey Jacob Abrams"
"Джей Джей Абрамс"
"เจ.เจ. แอบรัมส์"
"J. J. 에이브럼스"
"جاي جاي أبرامز"
J.J. Abrams frequently works together with these people:
Rachael MacFarlane (63x, Actress)
John Viener (38x, Actor)
Tress MacNeille (36x, Actress)
Ralph Garman (32x, Actor)
Phil LaMarr (31x, Actor)
Alec Sulkin (31x, Actor)
Steve Callaghan (29x, Actor)
Danny Smith (29x, Actor)
Alexandra Breckenridge (27x, Actress)
Pamela Hayden (23x, Actress)
Simon Pegg (17x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:491, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/08/2024