Joss Whedon

Joss Whedon


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in New York, New York, The United States
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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Polls

Who is your favorite character from BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER? Joss Whedon

Spike
 
  34 votes, 28.6%

Willow Rosenberg
 
  25 votes, 21.0%

Buffy Summers
 
  14 votes, 11.8%

Rupert Giles
 
  12 votes, 10.1%

Faith
 
  9 votes, 7.6%

Angel/Angelus
 
  6 votes, 5.0%

Anya
 
  5 votes, 4.2%

Xander Harris
 
  4 votes, 3.4%

Drusilla
 
  4 votes, 3.4%

Tara
 
  4 votes, 3.4%

Oz
 
  1 vote, 0.8%

Cordelia Chase
 
  1 vote, 0.8%

Riley
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Dawn
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Joyce Summers
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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