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)
- 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.
- Has three children with wife Katie: Henry (b. 1998), Gracie (b. 1999) and August (b. 11 January, 2006).
- Named one of Fade In Magazine's "100 People in Hollywood You Need to Know" in 2005
- Son of 'Gerald W. Abrams' (qv).
- While he was writing scripts in college, he used the 'Alvin Sargent' (qv) screenplay to _Ordinary People (1980)_ (qv) as a guide.
- 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.
- 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.