Joss Whedon

Is the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, its spin-off Angel and the futuristic series Firefly.
Attended and graduated from Wesleyan University in 1987.
Personal Quote: Remember to always be yourself. Unless you suck.
Personal Quote: I'd rather make a show 100 people need to see, than a show that 1000 people want to see.
Has said that the X-Men character Kitty Pryde (AKA Shadowcat) is a major influence for the character of Buffy.
Personal Quote: If there's a bigger influence on Buffy than Kitty, I don’t know what it was. She was an adolescent girl finding out she has great power and dealing with it.
After his show Firefly was canceled, he vowed to find a way to continue the story no matter what. A couple of years later, Universal Studios decided to pick up the franchise and make it into a feature film, Serenity.
Is currently writing the first 24 issues of Astonishing X-Men for Marvel Comics.
Most episodes of Buffy he writes, he also directs.