Mostly Credited As: J. J. Abrams
Sometimes Credited As: Jeffrey Abrams
Birth Name: Jeffrey Jacob Abrams
Date Of Birth: June 27, 1966 (Age 47)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York City, New York
Height: 5' 7" (1.7 m)
Jeffrey J. Abrams (usually credited as Jeffrey Abrams or J. J. Abrams) (born June 27, 1966) is an American film and television producer, writer, actor, composer and director.
Abrams was born in New York City and raised in Los Angeles. He attended Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York.
He created and produced various television and movie projects such as Alias, Felicity and Armageddon, and helped create Lost. He also wrote and directed Mission: Impossible III, which began shooting in June 2005.
He produced a pilot for The Catch, starring Greg Grunberg as a bounty hunter; however, it was (as of the start of the TV season) not picked up by ABC for the 2005/2006 TV season.
His father is television producer Gerald W. Abrams.