Joss Whedon


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June 23, 1964

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Joss Whedon (born Joseph Hill Whedon) is an American screenwriter, executive producer, film and television director, comic book writer, occasional composer, and actor, and the founder of Mutant Enemy Productions and co-creator of Bellwether Pictures.

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 its film follow-up 'Serenity (2005)', and 'Dollhouse (2009–2010)', as well as the web-series' 'Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008)'. Whedon co-wrote and produced the horror film 'The Cabin in the Woods (2012)', and wrote and directed the film adaptation of Marvel's 'The Avengers (2012)', the third highest-grossing film of all time.

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“Remember to always be yourself. Unless you suck.”
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“I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I'm afraid of. ”
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“I'll take crazy over stupid any day.”
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Which season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer is the best? (Not including the comics) Joss Whedon

Season 6
 
  7 votes, 31.8%

Season 5
 
  5 votes, 22.7%

Season 3
 
  4 votes, 18.2%

Season 2
 
  3 votes, 13.6%

Season 7
 
  2 votes, 9.1%

Season 4
 
  1 vote, 4.5%

Season 1
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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