J.J. Abrams

Mostly Credited As: J.J. Abrams
Sometimes Credited As: Jeffrey Abrams

Birth Name: Jeffrey Jacob Abrams
Date Of Birth: June 27, 1966 (Age 49)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York City, New York
Height: 5' 7" (1.7 m)

J.J. Abrams

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.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed (2007)As: Himself (Commentator)
Episode Cast Credits 

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015) 
  Helen Mirren, J.J. Abrams, DMA's 02x44: (Mar/08/2016) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  J.J. Abrams, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Carrie Fisher 13x158: (Nov/23/2015) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jason & Jarron Collins, J.J. Abrams, Huey Lewis & the News 11x81: (May/15/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Dominic Monaghan, J.J. Abrams, Taking Back Sunday 04x78: (May/12/2006) As Himself 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Matthew McConaughey/Adele 41x06: (Nov/21/2015) As Himself 

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996) 
  J.J. Abrams 20x138: (Jul/30/2015) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  J.J. Abrams 18x101: (May/13/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  J.J. Abrams 16x77: (Jun/14/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Colbert Report (2005) 
  Grimmy 11x40: (Dec/18/2014) As Himself 
  J.J. Abrams 10x28: (Nov/21/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Sheryl WuDunn 05x123: (Sep/28/2009) Voiced  Himself 
  Shashi Tharoor 03x24: (Feb/15/2007) As Himself (On The Phone), [Uncredited]

Conan (2010) 
  The Completely Flat Man... in 3-D!!! 03x91: (May/22/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  License and Wegistwation, Said the Baby Cop 02x151: (Oct/04/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Family Guy (1999) 
  Ratings Guy 11x02: (Oct/07/2012) Voiced  Himself 

Lorraine (2010) 
  Series 1, Show 199 01x199: (Jun/10/2011) As Himself 

The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet (2007) 
  J.J. Abrams; Tom Bergeron; Internet dating sites; anxiety; fixing finances 03x213: (Jun/24/2009) As Himself 
  J.J. Abrams, Geraldo Rivera and Jeanine Pirro, Alec Greven, Jacques Torres 03x180: (May/08/2009) As Himself 

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009) 
  J.J. Abrams, Colin Quinn, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings 01x37: (May/05/2009) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Greg Kinnear, J.J. Abrams, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds 16x15: (Oct/03/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Attack Of The Show! (2005) 
  J.J. Abrams, Lost 02x210: (Nov/09/2006) As Himself 

Icons (2002) 
  J.J. Abrams 05x01: (Jun/03/2006) As Himself 

The Emmy Awards (1949) 
  The 57th Annual Emmy Awards 57x01: (Sep/18/2005) As Winner: Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (for 'Lost': episode 'Pilot') 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

Alias (2001)• Creator
• Executive Producer
Felicity (1998)• Executive Producer
• Creator
• Main Title Theme (2000-2002)
Lost (2004)• Executive Producer
• Creator
What About Brian (2006)• Developer
• Executive Producer
Six Degrees (2006)• Executive Producer
Fringe (2008)• Main Title Theme
• Executive Producer
• Creator
Anatomy of Hope (2009)• Executive Producer
• Series Director
Boundaries (2010)• Executive Producer
Undercovers (2010)• Creator
• Executive Producer
Alcatraz (2012)• Executive Producer
Person of Interest (2011)• Executive Producer
• Main Title Theme
Revolution (2012) (2012)• Main Title Theme
• Executive Producer
Believe (2014)• Executive Producer
Almost Human (2013)• Executive Producer
• Main Title Theme
Westworld (2016)• Executive Producer
11.22.63 (2016)• Executive Producer
• Main Title Theme
Dead People (2015)• Executive Producer

Episode Crew

Undercovers (2010) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
Pilot 01x01 Sep/22/2010 As: Director, Writer
Fringe (2008) (Credited in 6 episodes from this show) 
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A New Day in the Old Town 02x01 Sep/17/2009 As: Writer
Bound 01x11 Jan/20/2009 As: Writer
In Which We Meet Mr. Jones 01x07 Nov/11/2008 As: Writer
The Arrival 01x04 Sep/30/2008 As: Writer
The Same Old Story 01x02 Sep/16/2008 As: Writer
The Office (US) (2005) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
Cocktails 03x18 Feb/22/2007 As: Director
Lost (2004) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
A Tale of Two Cities 03x01 Oct/04/2006 As: Teleplay
Pilot (2) 01x02 Sep/29/2004 As: Director, Story, Teleplay
Pilot (1) 01x01 Sep/22/2004 As: Director, Story, Teleplay
Alias (2001) (Credited in 13 episodes from this show) 
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Authorized Personnel Only (2) 04x02 Jan/05/2005 As: Writer
Authorized Personnel Only (1) 04x01 Jan/05/2005 As: Writer
The Two 03x01 Sep/28/2003 As: Writer
The Telling 02x22 May/04/2003 As: Director, Writer
Phase One 02x13 Jan/26/2003 As: Writer
Felicity (1998) (Credited in 10 episodes from this show) 
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Felicity Was Here 01x22 May/25/1999 As: Writer
The Force 01x21 May/18/1999 As: Writer
Docuventary 01x19 May/04/1999 As: Writer
Finally 01x10 Dec/15/1998 As: Writer
Drawing the Line (2) 01x08 Nov/17/1998 As: Writer

J.J Abrams is one of the people that is producing the upcoming Star Trek movie scheduled for a May 2009 bow.

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