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American director, writer, and producer for television and filmwd:Q298025
country of citizenship:
United States of America
educated at: Wesleyan University, Winchester College, Riverdale Country School
occupation: film director, screenwriter, film producer, television director, composer, writer, science fiction writer, novelist, director, actor, cartoonist, television actor
award received: Prometheus Award - Special Award, Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form, Nebula Award for Best Script, Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Bradbury Award
influenced by: Ray Bradbury
Joseph Hill Whedon (; born June 23, 1964) is an American screenwriter, director, producer, comic book writer, and composer. He is the founder of Mutant Enemy Productions and co-founder of Bellwether Pictures, and is best known as the creator of several television series, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003), Angel (1999–2004), Firefly (2002), Dollhouse (2009–10), and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013–present).
Whedon co-wrote the Pixar animated film Toy Story (1995), wrote and directed the Firefly film continuation Serenity (2005), co-wrote and directed the Internet miniseries Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008), and co-wrote and produced the horror comedy film The Cabin in the Woods (2012). He wrote and directed the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero films The Avengers (2012) and its sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), and also co-wrote the script for the DC Extended Universe superhero film Justice League (2017), for which he also served as director on reshoots.
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