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:
  • Sold his script for _Forever Young (1992)_ (qv) for 2 million dollars.
  • 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.
  • Named one of Fade In Magazine's "100 People in Hollywood You Need to Know" in 2005
  • In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated his earnings for the year at $17 million.
  • 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.
  • Graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in 1988.
  • 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.


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