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Joss Whedon

Joss Whedon
Whedon at the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con.
Personal information
Birth nameJoseph Hill Whedon
Birth dateJune 23, 1964(age 51)
Place of birthNew York City, New York, U.S.
OccupationScreenwriter, television director, executive producer, composer, actor
Years active1989 � present
Influenced byStan Lee, Jean-Paul Sartre, Lee Stearns, Monty Python, Alan Moore, Stephen Sondheim, William Shakespeare
InfluencedPatrick Rothfuss, Daniel Abraham, Russell T Davies
ReligionNone (atheist and secular humanist)
SpouseKai Cole
Children{{Unbulleted list|Arden Whedon|Squire Whedon}}

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Joseph Hill "Joss" Whedon (c-eniconˈwiːdən; born June 23, 1964) is an American screenwriter, executive producer, director, occasional composer and actor, and founder of Mutant Enemy Productions. He is best known as the creator and showrunner of the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 � 2003), Angel (1999 � 2004), Firefly (2002) and Dollhouse (2009 � 2010), as well as the short film Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008). He is also notable for his work in film, comic books, and online media. Many of Whedon's projects, as well as Whedon himself, enjoy a cult status.

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