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Jeffrey Jacob Abrams, better known as his screen moniker J. J. Abrams, is an American film and television producer, screenwriter, director, actor and composer.   Best known for his work in science fiction and action genres, Abrams (co-)created multiple award winning television series, including: Felicity, Alias, Lost, Fringe, Undercovers, Person of Interest and Revolution.  His film work includes the late 2000s reboots of beloved film series such as Star Trek, Star Wars, and Mission: Impossible.  Many of the films he has contributed to are distributed by Paramount Pictures, while his television series are, generally, co-produced by either Warner Bros. Television or Touchstone Television. Abrams' frequent creative collaborators include writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, composer Michael Giacchino, cinematographers Daniel Mindel and Larry Fong, and editors Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey

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J.J. Abrams

Born 1966-06-27 (52 years ago) in New York City, New York, USA.
Height 170 centimeters.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
PGA Lifetime Achievement Award in Television Producers Guild of America Awards 2012 2013
International Emmy Award for Founders 2013 International Emmy Awards 2013
SFX Award for Best Film Director (Star Trek) 2010 Star Trek
Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Dramatic Series (Lost) Writers Guild of America Awards 2005 2006 Lost
Producers Guild of America Award - Norman Felton Producer of the Year Award in Episodic Television - Drama (Lost) Producers Guild of America Awards 2005 2006 Lost
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Lost) 57th Primetime Emmy Awards 2005 Lost
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series (Lost) 57th Primetime Emmy Awards 2005 Lost
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
Producers Guild of America Award for Best Theatrical Motion Picture (Star Trek) Producers Guild of America Awards 2009 2010 Star Trek
SFX Award for Best Film Director (Star Trek) 2010 Star Trek
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series (Lost) 61st Primetime Emmy Awards 2009 Lost
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series (Lost) 60th Primetime Emmy Awards 2008 Lost
Producers Guild of America Award - Norman Felton Producer of the Year Award in Episodic Television - Drama (Lost) Producers Guild of America Awards 2006 2007 Lost
Producers Guild of America Award - Norman Felton Producer of the Year Award in Episodic Television - Drama (Lost) Producers Guild of America Awards 2005 2006 Lost
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Lost) 57th Primetime Emmy Awards 2005 Lost
Producers Guild of America Award - Norman Felton Producer of the Year Award in Episodic Television - Drama (Alias) Producers Guild of America Awards 2003 2004 Alias
Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Drama Series (Lost) 57th Directors Guild of America Awards 2004 Lost
Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screenplay (Armageddon) 19th Golden Raspberry Awards 1998 Armageddon
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Katie McGrath(Gifta: 1996–) 1996 Gifta
Children

Henry Abrams, August Abrams, Gracie Abrams

Parents

Gerald W. Abrams, Carol Abrams

Sibling

Tracy Abrams

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Jeffrey Jacob Abrams, better known as his screen moniker J.J. Abrams, is an American film and television producer, screenwriter, director, actor and composer.  

Best known for his work in science fiction and action genres, Abrams (co-)created multiple award winning television series, including: Felicity, Alias, Lost, Fringe, Undercovers, Person of Interest and Revolution.  His film work includes the late 2000s reboots of beloved film series such as Star Trek, Star Wars, and Mission: Impossible.  Many of the films he has contributed to are distributed by Paramount Pictures, while his television series are, generally, co-produced by either Warner Bros. Television or Touchstone Television. Abrams' frequent creative collaborators include writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, composer Michael Giacchino, cinematographers Daniel Mindel and Larry Fong, and editors Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey.  

Abrams was born in New York City, but raised in Los Angeles, the son of television producer Gerald W. Abrams and executive producer Carol Ann Abrams (née Kelvin).  He attended Palisades High School and Sarah Lawrence College.  Abrams' first movie business job came at the age of 16, when he wrote music for Don Dohler's film Nightbeast.  During his senior year at college, he teamed with Jill Mazursky to write a feature film treatment later used as the basis for Taking Care of Business, Abrams' first produced film. Abrahms continues to create major television and motion picture pieces under his production company, Bad Robot, founded in 2001 with Byran Burk.   

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