J.J. Abrams

J.J. Abrams

Age
48
Birthday
Jun. 27th, 1966
Born in
New York City, New York, USA
Height
5' 7"

J.J. Abrams' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed TV Show
Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed
 

Main Movie Roles

1999 - The Suburbans
1996 - Diabolique
1993 - Six Degrees of Separation
1991 - Regarding Henry

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Himself
2
Himself (Voiced)
1
Man on the phone saying "Joey's Pizza" (Voiced)
1
Himself (Voiced)
1
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BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • Graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in 1988.
  • Son of 'Gerald W. Abrams' (qv).
  • Has three children with wife Katie: Henry (b. 1998), Gracie (b. 1999) and August (b. 11 January, 2006).
  • He once worked as a home inspector in the San Fernando Valley with Jay Fesler and Dan Johnson.
  • One of 115 people invited to join AMPAS in 2007.
  • While he was writing scripts in college, he used the 'Alvin Sargent' (qv) screenplay to _Ordinary People (1980)_ (qv) as a guide.
  • Sold his script for _Forever Young (1992)_ (qv) for 2 million dollars.
  • J.J. Abrams has been involved with several projects that avail themselves of the social theory called the "Milgram Small World Phenomenon," after the social psychologist Stanley Milgram, who conducted acquaintance path experiments. John Guare's play _Six Degrees of Separation (1993)_ (qv) (and its subsequent film adaptation) is heavily responsible for introducing to the pop culture at large the notion that everyone in the world is separated by only six other people; Abrams had a small acting role in the film version. Abrams went on to produce _"Six Degrees" (2006)_ (qv), a TV show with a premise predicated on this theory, and _"Lost" (2004)_ (qv), a TV show in which seemingly unconnected and disparate characters often end up having hidden or unknown links to each other.


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