Jun. 27th, 1966
New York City, New York, USA
J.J. Abrams' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2011 - The Greatest Movie Ever Sold
2009 - Blood, Boobs and Beast
1999 - The Suburbans
1996 - Diabolique
1993 - Six Degrees of Separation
1991 - Regarding Henry
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Director
Himself - Guest
J.J. Abrams (Voiced)
Himself - Film Director (segment "The New Force Behind Star Wars")
J.J. Abrams (segment "Star Wars Auditions")
Man on the phone saying "Joey's Pizza" (Voiced)
- Named one of Fade In Magazine's "100 People in Hollywood You Need to Know" in 2005
- Graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in 1988.
- He says he got the job directing _Mission: Impossible III (2006)_ (qv) after 'Tom Cruise' (qv) watched early episodes of _"Alias" (2001)_ (qv) on DVD and loved them. The two started hanging out together and Cruise offered him the job.
- One of 115 people invited to join AMPAS in 2007.
- Is a fan of 'Howard Stern (I)' (qv), who is also a fan of of his work (particularly _"Lost" (2004)_ (qv) and _Star Trek (2009)_ (qv)) and personally called 'Artie Lange' (qv) through his agent to congratulate him on his being hired to replace 'Jackie Martling' ("The Joke Man") as a sidekick in 2002. Also gave Stern's daughters a tour of the _"Felicity" (1998)_ (qv) set.
- In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated his earnings for the year at $17 million.
- 2007 - Ranked #29 on EW's The 50 Smartest People in Hollywood.
- Has three children with wife Katie: Henry (b. 1998), Gracie (b. 1999) and August (b. 11 January, 2006).