J.J. Abrams

J.J. Abrams

Age
50
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

2011 - The Greatest Movie Ever Sold
2009 - Blood, Boobs and Beast
1999 - The Suburbans
1996 - Diabolique
1993 - Six Degrees of Separation
1991 - Regarding Henry
1990 - Taking Care of Business

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Himself - Guest
4
Himself - Director
3
Himself - Film Director (segment "The New Force Behind Star Wars")
2
Himself - Guest
2
J.J. Abrams (Voiced)
1
Himself
1
J.J. Abrams (segment "Star Wars Auditions")
1
Man on the phone saying "Joey's Pizza" (Voiced)
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • 2007 - Ranked #29 on EW's The 50 Smartest People in Hollywood.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sold his script for _Forever Young (1992)_ (qv) for 2 million dollars.
  • He has discussed wanting to be more involved in the 3rd season of _"Lost" (2004)_ (qv) (interminently with his film schedule) because he hasn't been directly involved in the show since the 6th episode of the first season.
  • In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated his earnings for the year at $17 million.
  • Graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in 1988.
  • His debut film _Mission: Impossible III (2006)_ (qv) is the most expensive film ever made by a first-time director.


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