American director, writer, and producer
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About J. J. Abrams
TV Series Creator
J. J. Abrams is an American writer, producer, and director well noted for his works in the action and science fiction genre. Abrams created or co-created several acclaimed TV shows which include the spy-action Alias, the supernatural sci-fi drama Lost, the drama series Felicity, and the sci-fi series Fringe.
Abrams got his first chance as a film director in the blockbuster Mission: Impossible III (2006). However, to most fans (especially the more geeky ones), Abrams is popularly known for being the man behind the sci-fi films Star Trek (2009) and its sequel Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), as well as Super 8 (2011) and the first film in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015).
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Famous quotes by J. J. Abrams
All the times I've been lucky enough to be a part of a show that's actually gotten on the air, it's always that same mixture of excitement and utter fear.J. J. Abrams
I find that it's hard to fully examine one's life and not have faith be part of the discussion.J. J. Abrams
I have nothing against 3-D in theory. But I've also never run to the movies because something's in 3-D.J. J. Abrams
I hope to make movies that are so small they don't need to make anything to be profitable.J. J. Abrams
I love movies with spectacle but spectacle can be a performance, it doesn't have to be a creature.J. J. Abrams
I love recording music.J. J. Abrams
I love the idea of anthropomorphizing machines. I love the idea of taking technology and giving it a personality.J. J. Abrams
I mean, my dad's a television producer, and I knew I could get a job as an assistant or a reader with one of his friends, but it wasn't exactly what I wanted to do.J. J. Abrams
I think when you're 10 years old, it's too much to see something with the threat of death in every episode. Kids are better left naive about certain things.J. J. Abrams
I try to push ideas away, and the ones that will not leave me alone are the ones that ultimately end up happening.J. J. Abrams
I'd love to do a movie where the monster is human, where the issue is not otherworldly, or horror or science fiction.J. J. Abrams
It's a leap of faith doing any serialised storytelling.J. J. Abrams
Making movies was more a reaction to not being chosen for sports. Other kids were out there playing at whatever I was off making something blow up and filming it, or making a mould of my sister's head using alginating plaster.J. J. Abrams
My mother is the coolest, most amazing person I know.J. J. Abrams
One of my favorite things about 'Star Trek' wasn't just the overt banter but the humor in that show about the relationships between the main characters and their reactions to the situations they would face there was a lot of comedy in that show without ever breaking its reality.J. J. Abrams
Stories in which the destruction of society occurs are explorations of social fears and issues that filmmakers, novelists, playwrights, painters have been examining for a long time.J. J. Abrams
We live in an age of instant knowledge. And there's almost a sense of entitlement to that.J. J. Abrams
What I'm still grappling with and learning how to do is to be looking and thinking cinematically, having come from television.J. J. Abrams
When I was a kid going into the movies, you weren't force-fed information everywhere you looked about what the movie was going to be.J. J. Abrams
When I was a little kid - and even still - I loved magic tricks. When I saw how movies got made - at least had a glimpse when I went on the Universal Studios tour with my grandfather, I remember feeling like this was another means by which I could do magic.J. J. Abrams
J. J. Abrams' Popularity
J. J. Abrams is a famous American director, writer, and producer, who was born on June 27, 1966. As a person born on this date, J. J. Abrams is listed in our database as the 2nd most popular celebrity for the day (June 27) and the 8th most popular for the year (1966).
People born on June 27 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. J. J. Abrams is the 67th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to J. J. Abrams' birthday, J. J. Abrams is the 648th most famous American and ranks 27th in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
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